San Juan Island Fire and Rescue Department

UPDATE: Deployed San Juan Island Fire and Rescue Firefighters at Massive California Kincade Wildfire

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.

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San Juan Island Fire and Rescue joins multiple state fire agencies deploying to massive California wildfires

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.

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San Juan Island Firefighters respond to residential fire in Westcott Bay area July 12

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

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