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.
Tobacco Business Burns in Port Townsend
12/3 - The building housing Tobacco Accessories & More in the 1400 block of Sims Way burned in a mid-day fire Tues. There were no injuries.
Port Hadlock House Fire Sends One to Hospital
12/2 - A 58-year old woman was taken to Jefferson Healthcare for evaluation after her house caught fire Mon. morning. There were no other injuries.
District Special Meeting Announcement
11/27 - In accordance with RCW 42.30.080, Jefferson County Fire District 1 is announcing a special Joint Board meeting to be held at 5:30 p.m., Dec. 4, at the EJFR fire station at 701 Harrison St., Port Townsend, WA. The agenda of the special meeting includes oral board interviews to establish a hiring eligibility list. The interviews will occur in Executive Session.
RV Burns at Sea Breeze
11/26 - A Winnebago recreational vehicle caught fire and burned at Sea Breeze Mobile Home and RV Park Mon. evening.
Jefferson County Association of Realtors Say 'Thanks'
11/25 - In honor of the upcoming Washington state First Responders Day, representatives of the Jefferson County Association of Realtors visited Station 15 on Tuesday to deliver gift baskets to EJFR and the lucky members of B Shift.read more...
May St. Fire Damages Mobile Home
11/21 - A mobile home in the Port Hadlock-Irondale area suffered heavy damage after a morning fire Nov. 21. There were no injuries.
Puppets Please is Coming
11/14 - Please mark your calendars for the annual East Jefferson Fire Rescue Puppets Please
holiday marionette show, Mon. Dec. 9th. This year’s program will be held at our brand new fire station, 9193 Rhody Drive in Chimacum. The program starts at 6:30 p.m. and should last about 30 minutes. Kids of all ages are welcome to this free event.
New Wally Westergaard Fire Station Grand Opening a Success
10/29 - EJFR hosted two events the weekend of Oct. 26, introducing the new $1.6 million Wally Westergaard Fire Station to the community. Both were rousing successes.
Car Fire at Evergreen Fitness
10/24 - A car was destroyed after catching fire in the parking lot of Evergreen Fitness Center early Thurs. morning.
Assistant Chief Bob Low Announces Retirement
10/21 - After 20 years, four fire districts and a variety of roles, East Jefferson Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Bob Low is hanging up his helmet.
Chimacum Station 11 is Finished
10/1 - Construction on Station 11 has wrapped up. Stay tuned for an Open House announcement.
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...
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This will allow you to receive local text and email notices about incidents in progress in this area.
Check out the new Capital Projects Page
EJFR has several irons in the fire---from new ambulances and fire engines, to a new Chimacum fire station and a new fire boat. We've created a new page to keep everyone up-to-date on our progress with these important projects. Check our our new Capital Projects web page
to learn more.
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 360-385-9193.
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...