South Kitsap Fire and Rescue

Crews from the Bremerton, South Kitsap, Central Kitsap and Navy Region Northwest fire departments work together to put out a two-alarm fire that started in Motor City Automotive, at the corner of North Callow Avenue and 11th Street, around 12:16 p.m. Aug. 3.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Crews from the Bremerton, South Kitsap, Central Kitsap and Navy Region Northwest fire departments work together to put out a two-alarm fire that started in Motor City Automotive, at the corner of North Callow Avenue and 11th Street, around 12:16 p.m. Aug. 3.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
SKFR levy proposal easily approved

SKFR levy proposal easily approved

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap Fire and Rescue Chief Steve Wright should enjoy his impending Alaskan fishing vacation a touch more with the passage of… Continue reading

SKFR levy proposal easily approved
Port Orchard house destroyed by fire; no injuries reported

Port Orchard house destroyed by fire; no injuries reported

PORT ORCHARD — No injuries were reported in a house fire on Goldenrod Street in Port Orchard July 28. South Kitsap Fire and Rescue responded… Continue reading

Port Orchard house destroyed by fire; no injuries reported

House fire caused by lit candle; displaces five

PORT ORCHARD — Five adults were displaced from their home early July 16 after a fire started from a candle. At 4:22 a.m. July 16,… Continue reading

SKFR levy vote a must for growing community | In Our Opinion

SKFR levy vote a must for growing community | In Our Opinion

If there ever was a taxpayer-supported service in which residents get more than their money’s worth, it has to be the service provided by South… Continue reading

SKFR levy vote a must for growing community | In Our Opinion

South Kitsap fire displaces three adults

PORT ORCHARD — Three adults were displaced due to a fire in the 14000 block of Joy Lane SW in South Kitsap. The Red Cross… Continue reading

SK voters hold key to maintaining fire services | Wright

SK voters hold key to maintaining fire services | Wright

By STEVE WRIGHT Fire Chief, South Kitsap Fire and Rescue Over next two weeks, South Kitsap voters will be asked to decide on Proposition 1,… Continue reading

SK voters hold key to maintaining fire services | Wright
Police pursuit leads to one arrest, driver escapes in second stolen vehicle | Update

Police pursuit leads to one arrest, driver escapes in second stolen vehicle | Update

PORT ORCHARD — A second stolen vehicle has been found and one suspect has been charged in an early morning police pursuit. It all began… Continue reading

Police pursuit leads to one arrest, driver escapes in second stolen vehicle | Update
A twin-engine airplane’s nose landing gear did not extend, forcing the pilot to land without it. He made a ‘textbook’ landing, with minimal damage to the plane and runway, and all three people on board exited uninjured.                                Photo courtesy South Kitsap Fire and Rescue

Pilot lands plane safely despite nose landing gear ‘malfunction’

BREMERTON — A pilot had to make a challenging landing June 19 at Bremerton National Airport when the nose gear of his aircraft wouldn’t come… Continue reading

A twin-engine airplane’s nose landing gear did not extend, forcing the pilot to land without it. He made a ‘textbook’ landing, with minimal damage to the plane and runway, and all three people on board exited uninjured.                                Photo courtesy South Kitsap Fire and Rescue
Brian Smith (front row, center) is joined by Gail Bergland (to the right of Smith) and the South Kitsap Fire and Rescue Board of Commissioners, and Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Faucett (back row, left). Photo: South Kitsap Fire and Rescue

Bergland stops for groceries, saves a life instead

PORT ORCHARD — Gail Bergland went shopping on the evening of April 10 at the local Safeway. When she finally departed the store later that… Continue reading

Brian Smith (front row, center) is joined by Gail Bergland (to the right of Smith) and the South Kitsap Fire and Rescue Board of Commissioners, and Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Faucett (back row, left). Photo: South Kitsap Fire and Rescue
SKFR placing levy renewal measure on Aug. 1 ballot

SKFR placing levy renewal measure on Aug. 1 ballot

PORT ORCHARD — One of the most-asked questions of Steve Wright, South Kitsap Fire and Rescue’s fire chief, is, “When are we going to get… Continue reading

SKFR placing levy renewal measure on Aug. 1 ballot
A South Kitsap Fire and Rescue firefighter cleans up after an engine fire that destroyed a Navy Region Northwest Police vehicle Dec. 14 in front of the Shell Food Mart at the intersection of Mile Hill Road and Woods Road. Firefighters sprayed water and foam to extinguish the fire. Bob Smith | Kitsap News Group

Navy police vehicle destroyed by fire at South Kitsap gas station

SOUTH KITSAP — A fully engulfed vehicle fire in front of the Shell Food Mart at the intersection of Mile Hill Road and Woods Road… Continue reading

A South Kitsap Fire and Rescue firefighter cleans up after an engine fire that destroyed a Navy Region Northwest Police vehicle Dec. 14 in front of the Shell Food Mart at the intersection of Mile Hill Road and Woods Road. Firefighters sprayed water and foam to extinguish the fire. Bob Smith | Kitsap News Group
South Kitsap Fire and Rescue eagerly awaits new firefighting equipment

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue eagerly awaits new firefighting equipment

Try as he might, South Kitsap Fire and Rescue’s Guy Dalrymple can’t suppress his smile: The deputy fire chief and his team are positively giddy… Continue reading

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue eagerly awaits new firefighting equipment