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The Reflector - October 29, 2018

posted Nov 4, 2018, 9:57 AM by Michael Guinett   [ updated Nov 4, 2018, 10:02 AM ]

Rick Steele Named Fire Commissioner

On October 8th, Rick Steele received his Oath of Office to become a new District 3 Fire Commissioner. He replaces Richard Deleissegues, who passed away on September 9th. "I look forward to serving the citizens of Fire District 3 and the members of this very fine fire department," Steele said in a news release. 

The Columbian - September 2, 2018

posted Oct 5, 2018, 2:35 PM by Sean Smith   [ updated Oct 5, 2018, 2:36 PM ]

Anders replaces retired Heidrick as Fire District 3 commissioner
Clark County Fire District 3 has appointed Scott Anders to replace retired board commissioner Buck Heidrick. Heidrick retired July 9, and the board picked Anders on Aug. 8. He took his oath of office Aug. 13. Anders is a real estate, creditors and business attorney at Vancouver law firm Jordan Ramis, PC, where he's worked since 2009. 

The Columbian - August 30, 2018

posted Oct 5, 2018, 2:17 PM by Sean Smith   [ updated Oct 5, 2018, 2:17 PM ]

Fire District 3 wins $400,000 FEMA Grant    
The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded Clark County Fire District 3 a $400,000 grant to pay for new breathing apparatuses. 

The Columbian - August 17, 2018

posted Oct 5, 2018, 2:13 PM by Sean Smith   [ updated Oct 5, 2018, 2:14 PM ]

What's your wildfire-risk score? Fire District 3 can tell you
Some of the most effective firefighting happens well before the flaming front is bearing down on a house, which is why Clark County Fire District 3 staff are going door to door in parts of the district to help residents assess and deal with wildfire risk factors around their homes. 

The Columbian - July 23, 2018

posted Oct 5, 2018, 2:07 PM by Sean Smith   [ updated Oct 5, 2018, 2:08 PM ]

Fire District 3 upgrades equipment
Fire District 3 aspires to be "the best rural fire district in America," and within the last year, the fire district has taken several steps to achieve its vision, including the purchase of new equipment and the reinstatement of its fire risk specialist program. 

The Columbian - July 14, 2018

posted Oct 5, 2018, 2:06 PM by Sean Smith   [ updated Oct 5, 2018, 2:10 PM ]

Fire District 3 offering wildfire safety surveys
Clark County Fire District 3 is offering district residents free consultations with district specialists to help determine their homes' risk to damage from wildfires. 

The Reflector - March 20, 2018

posted May 15, 2018, 3:02 PM by Michael Guinett   [ updated May 15, 2018, 3:05 PM ]

Fire District 3 has concluded its search for a new Assistant Fire Chief. Although the search included a number of national applicants, ultimately they chose a veteran of their own force right out of their backyard with the selection of Hockinson resident Barbara Widlund. 

The Reflector - October 3, 2017

posted Dec 13, 2017, 5:36 PM by Michael Guinett   [ updated Dec 13, 2017, 5:40 PM ]

Last week Clark County Fire District 3 announced that Assistant Chief Scott Sorenson will be promoted to fire chief upon the retirement of Fire Chief Steve Wrightson in November. 

The Reflector - October 24, 2017

posted Oct 25, 2017, 11:26 AM by Sean Smith   [ updated Oct 25, 2017, 11:35 AM ]

Wrightson reflects on fire chief career
After nearly 29 years, Fire District 3 head says it's time to step down

The Columbian - October 13, 2017

posted Oct 14, 2017, 6:03 PM by Sean Smith   [ updated Oct 14, 2017, 6:04 PM ]

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