South Whatcom Fire Authority

Serving these communities

Chuckanut · Lake Samish · Yew Street · Geneva · Sudden Valley

“Dedicated to excellence in the fire service”

Community Resources

Public CPR Classes

Find out where and when the next Public CPR Training is available

Public Records Request

All Public Records Requests must be made digitally during the COVID 19 Pandemic.

Book a Conference Room

Chuckanut, Lake Samish, Geneva and Sudden Valley locations have meeting rooms available to reserve.

Our Mission

Dedicated to maintaining a state of readiness to protect our communities through provision of effective and efficient fire and emergency life safety services.

Career Employment

Get information on application and eligibility for our next hiring list.

Volunteer Opportunites

Learn more about applications and training to become a volunteer firefighter with SWFA.

SWFA Announcements

Fire Danger / Burn Ban


Currently there is no burn ban in effect for unincorporated Whatcom County, which includes South Whatcom Fire Authority's...

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General Announcements


Thank you for visiting our new SWFA Website.  I want to acknowledge that the site is still undergoing some edits, and...

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Board of Fire Commissioners