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CPR & First Aid Class - Saturday, Oct 12

posted Oct 6, 2019, 4:25 PM by Ramona Wheeler   [ updated Oct 10, 2019, 10:41 AM ]

The public is invited! Join us and learn what to do to save someone in an emergency, from certified AED and CPR instructors. Call to register: 253-884-4040.

Date: October 12, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. to Noon
Cost: CPR card = $4.50; CPR safety mask and carrying case = $7.50
Location: Fire Station @ 12207 Lake Josephine Blvd

Questions? Please call the fire station during regular weekday business hours at 253-884-4040Adults and teens welcomed. 



Health & Safety Fair

posted Oct 1, 2019, 8:09 PM by Ramona Wheeler   [ updated Oct 6, 2019, 4:14 PM ]

Thanks to all who attended this fun family event! We had a terrific island-style turnout, and everyone went home with lots of great info. Congrats to Sean Griffin, who won the Emergency Gadgets Basket in raffle drawing! Watch for our next event in 2020.

The Blood Bank expressed gratitude to those who donated during the fair - your generous sacrifice will save lives this winter. 

FAIR HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDED:

  • Bucket List & Preparedness Tips - Demo presented by DEM
  • Airlift Northwest - Meet the team and get free give-away items
  • Health Ministry Nurses - Drop by for a free File of Life and blood pressure
  • Volunteer Island Patrol - Focused on community safety and security
  • Tanner Electric - Lighting the way to keep our island safe
  • Spot the Tot - Interactive vehicle experience from Safe Kids
  • Emergency response vehicles, and more!

Anderson Island Fire/Rescue | 12207 Lake Josephine Blvd



Burn Ban Has Been Lifted

posted Sep 12, 2019, 9:51 AM by Ramona Wheeler   [ updated Sep 25, 2019, 10:05 AM ]

In light of recent rains and the forecast of continued precipitation and moderate temperatures, the countywide fire safety burn ban for unincorporated Pierce County was lifted Sept 11, 2019.

Stay Safe When Burning Yard Debris
  1. Renew your Burn Permit to ensure that it is current;
  2. Review the Burn Permit agreement requirements for safe yard debris burning; and
  3. Follow all Puget Sound Clean Air Agency rules and regulations when burning yard debris.
If you do not have a Residential/Recreational Burn Permit, you can obtain one at Anderson Island Fire/Rescue, at 12207 Lake Josephine Blvd.
  
Questions? Contact the fire station during regular weekday business hours at 253-884-4040.


Notice (expired): Board Mtg Time Change

posted Aug 21, 2019, 8:42 AM by Ramona Wheeler   [ updated Sep 6, 2019, 10:13 AM ]

The Board of Fire Commissioners Meeting was held at an earlier time on Tuesday, Sept 3 @ 9:00 a.m., to allow District leadership to participate in a key afternoon review with Pierce County executives on the same date. 

The next Board Meeting is scheduled for the regular time on  Tuesday, Sept 17 @ 3:00 p.m. Fire Commissioners of Anderson Island Fire/Rescue invite citizen input at the regularly scheduled Board meetings.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
PIERCE COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT 27


Board Meeting Time Change to 9:00 AM for September 3, 2019

CPR Class in October

posted Jul 26, 2019, 9:25 AM by Ramona Wheeler   [ updated Aug 21, 2019, 8:46 AM ]

Join us! The public is invited to enroll in our Saturday, October 12 training session, which will be taught by certified CPR and First Aid instructors. Come to class and learn what to do to help save someone in an emergency. 

Date: October 12, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. to Noon
Cost: CPR card = $4.50; CPR safety mask and carrying case = $7.50
Location: Fire Station @ 12207 Lake Josephine Blvd

Class size is limited — call today and register: (253) 884-4040. 

Thank You for Another Successful Pancake Breakfast!

posted May 20, 2019, 11:05 AM by Ramona Wheeler   [ updated Aug 21, 2019, 8:47 AM ]

Many thanks to all who joined us for our Annual Pancake Breakfast over the Memorial Holiday weekend! 

The funds that are raised go toward the purchase of additional equipment that is not covered in our regular fire department budget. Every spring, Anderson Island Firefighters Association hosts the Annual Pancake Breakfast at Anderson Island Fire/Rescue station, bringing our community together. 

We appreciate your participation and ongoing support to help make this event another success!

Special Meeting Notice (expired)

posted Jan 9, 2019, 4:35 PM by Ramona Wheeler   [ updated Mar 7, 2019, 1:31 PM ]

POLICY REVIEW MEETING - The Board of Fire Commissioners of Anderson Island Fire/Rescue met during a scheduled Special Meeting on Thursday, February 28, 2019, to complete review and updates to the department's Policy Manual for Anderson Island Fire/Rescue station, located at 12207 Lake Josephine Blvd., Anderson Island, Washington.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
PIERCE COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT 27
ANDERSON ISLAND

Please Note: The Board of Fire Commissioners invites citizen input at its regularly scheduled meetings, typically held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, at 3:00 p.m. in the fire station for Anderson Island Fire/Rescue.

Special Meeting Notice (expired)

posted Dec 6, 2018, 3:46 PM by Ramona Wheeler   [ updated Jan 9, 2019, 4:36 PM ]

POLICY REVIEW MEETING - The Board of Fire Commissioners of Anderson Island Fire/Rescue held a Special Meeting on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, beginning at 9:30 AM to 4:00  PM. The purpose of the meeting was to examine current department policy in conjunction with legislation impacts for 2019.

This meeting was held at the Anderson Island Fire/Rescue station, located at 12207 Lake Josephine Blvd., Anderson Island, WA.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
PIERCE COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT 27
ANDERSON ISLAND

Please note that public is invited to attend regularly scheduled Board of Fire Commissioners meetings, typically held the first and third Tuesdays of each month, at 3:00 p.m. in the fire station for Anderson Island Fire/Rescue.

Volunteer Firefighter Recognition Banquet

posted Nov 26, 2018, 4:16 PM by Ramona Wheeler   [ updated Dec 6, 2018, 3:34 PM ]

Many thanks to everyone who joined us for a memorable evening. At Anderson Island Fire/Rescue, we are honored to serve you and our community.

Annual Volunteer Firefighter Recognition Banquet.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Social time: 6:00 – 6:30 PM
Dinner: 6:30 PM
Cost: $25 per person
RSVP: Ramona (253) 884-4040

The banquet will be held at the Johnson Farm Archival Building, and awards will be presented during the evnt. Delicious catered dinner options include Baron of Beef and Chicken Picata. Seating is limited.

Each year our volunteer firefighters are recognized by the Board of Fire Commissioners for the service, effort, and dedication they offer the department and our community. Awards will be presented to the Firefighter of the Year, EMT of the Year, and Rookie of the Year. Awards are also given that signify work and effort above and beyond the calling of volunteer.

Please call today and reserve your seat to help thank volunteer firefighters for serving our community.

Special Meeting Notice (expired)

posted Oct 31, 2018, 1:53 PM by Ramona Wheeler   [ updated Feb 7, 2019, 6:41 AM ]

The Board of Fire Commissioners of Anderson Island Fire/Rescue held a Special Meeting on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, beginning at 9:00 AM, for the purpose of conducting a policy and budget review. This meeting took place at the Anderson Island Fire/Rescue station, located at 2207 Lake Josephine Blvd., Anderson Island, WA.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
PIERCE COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT 27
ANDERSON ISLAND

Please note that regularly scheduled Board of Fire Commissioners meetings are typically held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 3:00 p.m. in the station for Anderson Island Fire/Rescue.

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