South Whatcom Fire Authority Article Archive

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Fire Danger / Burn Ban

BURN BAN LIFTED – SEPTEMBER 27

The Whatcom County Fire Marshal's Office will lift the burn ban for unincorporated Whatcom Conty on September 27th, 2023 at 4:00 PM. All outdoor yard debris burning requires a verbal burn permit, and all other larger burns require a written...

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Fire Announcements

PUBLIC CPR CLASSES -REGISTRATION OPEN

We now have dates selected for the 2nd Quarter of 2024 for our Public CPR Classes. We will host classes on April 8th, May 20th, and June 12th. The classes REQUIRE REGISTRATION by visiting our Community Outreach page and selecting the CPR Class...

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PUBLIC SURPLUS AUCTIONS

The Board of Fire Commissioners has recently declared several items surplus and per our practices, we have listed the items with potential value on the Public Surplus website for auction. Please visit our agency's auction site to view and bid on...

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FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTER RECRUITMENT NOW OPEN!

South Whatcom Fire Authority (SWFA) is establishing a hiring eligibility list for the position of Entry-Level Firefighter/EMT.  The list will be used to fill vacancies or hire additional personnel as funding allows. The eligibility list, once...

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SMALL WORKS AND VENDOR ROSTER ANNOUNCEMENT

Is your company looking to provide maintenance, design, or construction services for South Whatcom Fire Authority in the future? As we look at various facility improvements and small public works projects over the next few years, we want to make...

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SUMMER KICK-OFF PANCAKE FEED – JUNE 10TH

SUMMER KICK-OFF PANCAKE FEED – JUNE 10TH

We are holding a Summer Kick-Off Pancake Feed on June 10th, 2023 at our Geneva Fire Station (4518 Cable St., Bellingham, WA 98229). This Pancake Feed is hosted in partnership with our South Whatcom Firefighters Association. We will have lots fun...

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2023 ANNUAL BUDGET PUBLISHED

While the annual budget is passed before the year's end the prior calendar year, the creation of the annual budget documents and "budget book" take many weeks to create. The 2023 Budget Book is now published on the Fire Authority's website under...

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PUBLIC CPR CLASSES OPEN

**UPDATE: ALL MARCH, APRIL, AND MAY CLASSES ARE NOW FULL!** We apologize for any inconvenience, but we are only able to accomodate a limited number of participants each month due to instructor and materials availability.  We will post additional...

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Board Meetings

REGULAR BOARD OF COMMISSIONER MEETINGS – 2024

Regularly scheduled Board Meetings for 2024 shall be on the following dates and held at the Geneva Station, 4518 Cable Street, at 3:00 PM. Any changes of date, time, or location are posted at our administrative station, 2050 Lake Whatcom Blvd and...

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SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE – DECEMBER 4, 2023

SOUTH WHATCOM FIRE AUTHORITY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS   SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE   There will be a Special Meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the South Whatcom Fire Authority   Monday, December 04, 2023 7:00 PM WCFD #4 Station 12 – 4142 Britton...

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COMMISSIONERS WORK SESSION – NOVEMBER 9, 2023

SOUTH WHATCOM FIRE AUTHORITY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS   WORK SESSION   NOTICE   There will be a Work Session of the Board of the South Whatcom Fire Authority Board of Fire Commissioners   Thursday November 09, 2023 2:00 PM SWFA Geneva - Station...

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COMMISSIONERS WORK SESSION – OCTOBER 12, 2023

SOUTH WHATCOM FIRE AUTHORITY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS   WORK SESSION   NOTICE   There will be a Work Session of the Board of the South Whatcom Fire Authority Board of Fire Commissioners Thursday October 12, 2023 2:00 PM SWFA Geneva - Station 21 and...

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COMMISSIONERS WORK SESSION – AUGUST 10, 2023

SOUTH WHATCOM FIRE AUTHORITY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS   WORK SESSION   NOTICE   There will be a Work Session of the Board of the South Whatcom Fire Authority Board of Fire Commissioners Thursday August 10, 2023 1:00 PM SWFA Geneva - Station 21 and...

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COMMISSIONERS WORK SESSION – JULY 13, 2023

SOUTH WHATCOM FIRE AUTHORITY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS   WORK SESSION  NOTICE   There will be a Work Session of the Board of the South Whatcom Fire Authority Board of Fire Commissioners Thursday July 13, 2023 2:00 PM SWFA Geneva - Station 21 and...

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COMMISSIONERS WORK SESSION – MARCH 23, 2023

There will be a Work Session of the Board of Commissioners scheduled on March 23, 2023 at 7:00 PM at our Sudden Valley (Station 22) fire station.  The meeting is planned to be viewable online via Microsoft Teams.   The purpose of the work...

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