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New Assistant Fire Chief Brandon Asher

Help us welcome new Assistant Fire Chief of Volunteer Services Brandon Asher to the teams of Chelan Fire and Rescue(Chelan), Chelan County Fire Protection District 8 (Entiat) and Douglas County Fire Protection District 4 (Orondo). Assistant Chief Asher will be working with the three departments in the areas of Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment, Volunteer Firefighter Training […]

Occupant Rescued in Union Valley House Fire

On December 26, 2017 Chelan Fire and Rescue responded to Wheatland Lane in Union Valley for a residential structure fire. The reporting party was trapped in a back bedroom with his dog and was unable to self-exit the structure due to physical limitations. Chief 701, Rescue 71, Engines 73, 79, Tenders 71, 73, 74 with […]

Quick Response – Grandview Fire

Quick Response by Chelan Fire and Rescue Firefighters stops what could have been a disastrous fire in the Grandview. Chelan Fire and Rescue was dispatched to a report of smoke in a 3rd floor room of the Grandview by the Lake at around 6:47 p.m. The first units were on scene within 5 minutes of […]

Chelan Fire and Rescue welcomes Firefighter/EMT

Please join Chelan Fire and Rescue in welcoming Firefighter/EMT Austin Murdock to our team. Austin will be filling a vacated SAFER Grant Firefighter position from earlier this year. Austin grew up in Leavenworth and graduated from high school there in 2015. He started his Fire Service journey with Chelan County Fire District #3 as a […]

11-08-2017 Structure Fire

Good job to all involved (CF&R, CCFPD 5, DCFPD 4), strong response (23 personnel) and firefighters were able to keep the fire from spreading to other structures and brush. This fire was in Chelan County Fire District 5 jurisdiction, but due to the seamless operation of the two districts and assistance from Orondo Fire Department […]

Chelan Fire and Rescue Receives 1st place

Chelan Fire and Rescue Received 1st place in the Washington State Fire Commissioners Association “Management Excellence Award Program” for Category B Class fire departments. Chelan Fire and Rescue’s Leadership/Management team and fire department were recognized by the Washington State Fire Commissioner Association at their Fall Conference in Spokane October 28, 2017. Chelan Fire and Rescue […]

911 Memorial In Cashmere WA

Representing Chelan Fire and Rescue at the 2017 911 Memorial in Cashmere, WA from left to right. FF. Chrys Fine, FF James Parks, FF Greg Girvin, SS. Marci Holmdahl, BC. Karl Jonasson.