East Jefferson Fire Rescue
"Proudly serving the needs of our community through trust, honor, and respect"
East Jefferson Fire Rescue (EJFR) has been serving our community for 140 years, providing fire suppression, fire prevention and education and emergency medical services on a 24/7 basis. We are a combination career and volunteer organization.
The mission of East Jefferson Fire Rescue is to make our community safer by protecting lives and property and caring for the needs of the people we serve. We will efficiently and effectively mitigate fire, health and other life safety hazards with a prompt, professional and positive customer experience.
EJFR Receives Thermal Imaging Cameras from Seattle Fire
7/15 - East Jefferson Fire Rescue (“EJFR”) received a gift of two hand-held thermal imaging cameras from Seattle Fire on July 8.
Abandoned Campfire Ignites Brush Fire
7/14 - East Jefferson Fire Rescue was toned to a brush fire near the intersection of Rhody Dr. and Irondale Rd. at 2:19 p.m. Sun. By the time firefighters arrived on scene, two quick-acting passers-by had used hand tools to control the blaze.
EJFR Fire Boat 'Guardian' Christening a Success
East Jefferson Fire Rescue’s (“EJFR”) new fire boat was given an name and christening on Wed.
2014 EJFR Resident Volunteer Firefighter / EMT Testing Dates and Process Announced
6/26 - Deputy Chief/Training Ted Krysinski announced the date of the 2014 resident
volunteer FF / EMT testing process. read more...
2014 Burn Ban Begins July 1
6/24 - The 2014 summer months are now upon us. This time of the year brings sunny days, warmer temperatures and the potential for wild land fire danger.read more...
Two-Car MVA in Port Hadlock
6/5 - Two people were transported to Jefferson Healthcare with minor injuries after a two-car accident in Port Hadlock Wed. afternoon.
EJFR to Offer NFA Incident Safety Officer (F0729) Course
5/12 - This free, 2-day course examines the Safety Officer's role at emergency
responses within the Incident Command System (ICS).read more...
The 2013 Annual Report is Here
5/1 - The 2013 East Jefferson Fire Rescue Annual Report has been approved and posted. Read it here.
EJFR Announces New NFA Course "Strategy and Tactics for Initial
4/25 - On October 18-19, EJFR will offer "National Fire Academy Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations"
2014 Budget Posted
To access and view our 2014 Fire and EMS operating budget book, click here.
EJFR Now Issues Land Clearing Burn Permits
East Jefferson Fire Rescue now issues land clearing burn permits within the boundaries of Jefferson County Fire Protection District No. 1. read more...
Sign Up for NIXLE
to register for text alerts from Jefferson County Emergency Management on your text-enabled device or email.
This will allow you to receive local text and email notices about incidents in progress in this area.
Jefferson County DUI Victim's Panel
This panel is held on the second Saturday of every month at the Pt Townsend Recreation and Senior Center in Pt Townsend, WA. Sign in is at 8:30 a.m. and the Panel begins at 9 a.m. The cost is $30 and you must pre-register by calling 360-385-9135.
Permanent Burn Ban Now Includes Irondale / Port Hadlock Areas
A recent discovery by Olympic Region Clean Air Agency (ORCCA) that portions of Irondale and Port Hadlock had been designated Urban Growth Areas (UGA) has prompted the agency to ban all burning in those areas of Jefferson County permanently. read more...