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 Sends Birthday Wishes to Sick Child
2/25 - East Jefferson Fire Rescue firefighters gathered Monday to send birthday wishes to a Rhode Island boy who is battling leukemia.read more...
Latest Chief's Notes Posted
2/18 - Check out the latest Chief's Notes for Department updates and a look ahead into 2014. read more...
Early Morning Fire Sends Three to Harborview
2/17 - An early morning house fire in the 4600 block of Holcomb St. sent three people to the hospital with injuries. The house suffered heavy damage.
Board of Commissioner Meeting Change
2/10 - The February meeting of the Board of Commissioners has been changed to Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Time and place have not changed.
Fire Damages Commercial Office Building in Port Hadlock
1/19 - An East Jefferson Fire Rescue volunteer firefighter experienced a serious medical event while responding to a commercial structure fire in the 20 block of Colwell St. Sat. afternoon. He was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where he was listed in stable condition.
East Jefferson Fire Rescue Hires New Assistant Chief
1/19 - In a Board of Commissioners meeting Mon. evening, Brian Tracer was selected as the new Assistant Chief of East Jefferson Fire Rescue. Tracer is replacing Bob Low, who is retiring effective Jan. 31.read more...
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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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.
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...