FRIDAY HARBOR, WA – San Juan Island Fire and Rescue (SJIF&R) continues to adjust emergency operations and preparations needed during the global COVID-19 pandemic. “During the current health crisis emergency SJIF&R continues adapting our emergency response capabilities to meet the needs of our residents and responders,” said SJIF&R Chief Norvin Collins.
FRIDAY HARBOR, WA – As a precaution during the COVID-19 outbreak, all San Juan Island Fire and Rescue Stations, including the main fire station at 1011 Mullis Street in Friday Harbor are temporarily closed to the public.
All public meetings in our facilities, including use of the main station by the Department of Licensing, are cancelled during this time.
Fire District Commissioners and honored guests recently attended an annual awards dinner and ceremony recognizing San Juan Island Fire & Rescue (SJF&R) members for their service during 2019.
SJIF&R Firefighter of the Year: (From L to R) Deputy Fire Chief Noel Monin, Kathleen Salinas and Fire Chief Norvin Collins. San Juan Island Fire and Rescue photo
Four San Juan Island Fire and Rescue (SJIF&R) firefighters have been deployed as part of a western Washington regional strike team responding to the massive northern California Kincade wildfire disaster in Sonoma County.
The San Juan Island Fire and Rescue firefighters deployed as part of the regional strike team are (left to right): Michael Henderson, Michael Hartzell, Kati English and Tad Lean.
Four San Juan Island Fire and Rescue (SJIF&R) firefighters have been deployed as part of a western Washington regional strike team responding to the massive northern California Kincade Fire disaster in Sonoma County. They are joining the battle that as of October 29 has 4,548 personnel assigned with 86 crews, 549 engines, 42 water tenders, 27 helicopters, 66 dozers and numerous firefighting air tankers flying fire suppression missions as conditions allow.
Smoke was emanating from vents under a home in the Westcott Bay area when San Juan Island Fire and Rescue firefighters arrived on the scene Friday morning, July 1, 2019. The owner of the home had safely evacuated with his pets and there were no injuries. The crews were responding to a 9-1-1 call reporting a residential fire.
Firefighters ready the hose. Photo courtesy of SJIFRD