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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Happy Holidays from your EF&R Family

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Posted on: September 14, 2018


Fire Corps Certified Drone Pilots

Funding for the drone was made possible by Foundation donor Barbara Hamer and her family. EF&R is very grateful to Barbara, her family, and the
Medic One Foundation for this generous donation. The drone will allow for better respond to more difficult...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

EF&R Wildland crew returns home


On Friday, August 3, EF&R welcomes home the safe return of a crew from Oregon after being gone for over two weeks. Click on the link below to see the story Q13.

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Be Prepared on the Trails!

CLQ - Be Prepared on the Trails

When to Call 911? 

Every year Eastside Fire & Rescue performs numerous trail rescues. Often times they are a result of medical emergencies and traumatic injuries that leave hikers unable to hike out on their own. So, when should you call 911? ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

EF&R mourns passing of former Firefighter, Sergeant Major Christopher Nelms

Chris Nelms

after graduation from high school in 1990, Chris embarked on a journey ofvolunteerism and service to others that would not only define his life but
become his true calling. His first step along this path was his enlistment inthe Army as an I...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

King County Fire Protection District 10 swears in new Commissioners


Three Commissioners took office on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 as they were sworn in to represent the Fire District. Commissioner Gloria Hatcher-Mays has been a Maple Hills resident for the last 10 years. Being a leader in both business and government, sh...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Update from EF&R Crews on CA Wildfire Deployment

SANTA ROSA, Calif. -- As firefighters continue to battle the deadly wildfires in Northern California, they've been getting help from all across the West Coast, including dozens from Western Washington fire departments.

Included in the group are 14 firefigh...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Public Notice: Awareness of Fire Related Door to Door Sales Representatives

Eastside Fire & Rescue, in accordance with the recent King County Fire Chiefs Association press release, would like to notify our community of private companies traveling door-to-door offering home safety inspections and claiming they work with, or fo...

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

A Touching Story with Issaquah Mayor, Fred Butler

See what happened in the moments after Mayor Butler suffered a heart attack. #WorldHeartDay

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Congratulations, Issaquah Community Emergency Response Team

Congratulations are in order to the City of Issaquah and their Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) as the program recently earned the Preparing the Whole Community honor at the National CERT Awards.

A big thank you to Lt. Reynolds for his years o...Read on...

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Posted on: July 12, 2016

A Heartwarming Reunion


Last month one of our crews delivered a baby in the back of a car! KIRO 7 was there when Lt. Simmonds, FF O’Cain, FF Walior had an opportunity to meet the family, a heartwarming reunion indeed!

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...Read on...