FIREWISE EMPHASIS ON LOPEZ ISLAND - July 13-15th 2022
Fire Wise is a nationally recognized program to assist homeowners in
preparing their property for the unlikely event of a wildfire.
During this emphasis event, Lopez Fire and EMS will come out to your property
to give fire safety tips and help develop a plan to Fire Wise your property.
TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS EVENT:
Please call the Lopez Island Fire Dept. at (360) 468-2991
and ask to schedule a time to meet with our personnel.
Times will vary based on property size and needs but plan for up to an hour for your visit.
Time slots are limited, feel free to leave a message if we are out of the
office and we will return your call.
BURN PERMIT SEASON CLOSES EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2022
Recreational Fires are Allowed-
Recreational campfires include attended fires consisting of clean,
dry firewood in an approved fire pit up to three feet in diameter surrounded
by at least three feet diameter of bare soil, gravel, or other non-flammable material.
Recreational fires should be located a safe distance from structures and have a
charged hose or 5-gallon bucket of water nearby to assist with extinguishing. Be sure
your recreational campfires are "dead out" by saturating with water
before leaving unattended.
Please note that the San Juan County Fire Marshall determines burn restrictions
and burn bans. The San Juan County Fire Marshall's address is
135 Rhone Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. Phone number 360-378-3473.
Lopez Island Fire & EMS appreciates and would like to THANK the following volunteer EMTs, Rescue Unit, Student Aid Unit Members and the EMS providers for their time, effort and commitment to the Lopez Community!
Chelsea Avery, Suzanne Berry Lt., Mary Coffey, Megan Crandell,
Alex Davis, Nina Gartland, Justin Hagge, Donna Hasbrouck,
Ronni Klompus, Renee Koplan, Monico Mackinnon, Liz Malinoff Lt.,
Terry Marshall Lt., Janis Miltenberger Lt., Rob Nou Lt., Pamela Pauly, Lt.,
Paul Porath, Andrew Robin, Amy Studzienko, & Audrey Wakefield Lt.
RESCUE UNIT -
Avery Conner, Renee Koplan, Monico Mackinnon,
Justin Merrifield, Stuart Post, & Michael Sendrowicz
STUDENT AIDS -
Sophie Allen, Kayla McClerren, & Valentina Rendon
Michelle McDarmont, Nicole O'Bryant, Caleb Pal, David Rucker, & Adam Bigby - Chief
CONTACT THE SAN JUAN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT FOR FREE COVID VACCINE CLINIC INFORMATION -
Next Clinic on Lopez Island scheduled for June 8th -
Link below to register
Files coming soon.
We are dedicated to the preservation and protection of life, property and the environment through a team effort of public education, fire prevention, disaster preparedness and mitigation. We provide emergency fire, rescue and medical services.
We serve the community and recognize that our people and associated support resources are the key to our success. We strive to be a valued member of the community.
Our objectives are to focus on excellence in the services we provide through continuous improvement in:
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