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Three dogs die in rural Clark County house fire

posted Oct 11, 2018, 9:15 PM by Sean Smith   [ updated Oct 11, 2018, 9:15 PM ]

A house fire east of Battle Ground in rural Clark County killed three dogs early Monday morning, according to a battalion chief with Clark County Fire District 3. 

Two Killed, two injured in fiery Hockinson crash

posted Oct 11, 2018, 9:12 PM by Sean Smith   [ updated Oct 11, 2018, 9:12 PM ]

Two people were killed Saturday night and two injured, one of them with life-threatening injuries, in a single-car crash in the Hockinson area, Clark County authorities said. 

Fire District 3 official dies

posted Oct 11, 2018, 9:08 PM by Sean Smith   [ updated Oct 11, 2018, 9:10 PM ]

Richard Deleissegues, a fire commissioner with Fire District 3, died at home on Sept. 9, according to a release from the district. 

Fire District 3 Chooses Next Assistant Fire Chief

posted May 15, 2018, 3:00 PM by Michael Guinett   [ updated Oct 11, 2018, 9:03 PM by Sean Smith ]

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. 

Fire District 3 Names New Fire Chief

posted Dec 13, 2017, 5:27 PM by Michael Guinett   [ updated Dec 13, 2017, 5:31 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. 

Questions About the Fire Levy Lid Lift?

posted Oct 14, 2017, 5:55 PM by Sean Smith   [ updated Oct 14, 2017, 5:58 PM ]

Brush Prairie, WA - Clark County Fire District 3 is planning two meetings to share information about a proposed fire levy lid lift, which is on the November 7 General Election ballot. Community members with questions are invited and encouraged to attend:
  • Monday, October 23, 0600 p.m. (District Headquarters Station, 17718 NE 159th ST, Brush Prairie, WA 98606)
  • Saturday, October 28, 10:00 a.m. (Station 33,18209 NE 259th ST, Battle Ground, WA  98604, Battle Ground, WA 98604)

Information on wildland fire preparedness from Fire District 3 - September 7, 2017

posted Sep 14, 2017, 12:21 PM by Sean Smith   [ updated Sep 14, 2017, 12:23 PM ]

BRUSH PRAIRIE, WA - The Eagle Creek Fire has prompted several calls to Clark County Fire District 3 from community members seeking information about wildland fire preparedness. Fire District 3 has no active wildland fires in its service territory. 

Fire District 3 seeks invitations to speak to community groups about lid lift

posted Sep 2, 2017, 7:57 PM by Michael Guinett   [ updated Sep 14, 2017, 12:22 PM by Sean Smith ]

Brush Prairie, WA - Clark County Fire District 3 is looking for opportunities to address community groups about its upcoming fire levy lid lift. Voters will be asked to consider a 13-cent fire levy lid lift during the November General Election.

Fire District 3 seeks invitations to speak to community groups about lid lift

Fire District 3 stretches tax dollars further with grants, Battle Ground partnerships.

posted Jul 19, 2017, 1:54 PM by Michael Guinett   [ updated Jul 19, 2017, 9:17 PM by Sean Smith ]

Brush Prairie, WA - Clark County Fire District 3 looks for ways to stretch local tax dollars further. It has an active grant application that has secured $328,000 in grants for a new water tender and personal protective equipment for firefighters. 


Board of Fire Commissioners passes resolution for fire levy lid lift

posted Jun 13, 2017, 1:52 PM by Michael Guinett   [ updated Jul 19, 2017, 9:18 PM by Sean Smith ]

Brush Prairie, WA - Voters in Clark County Fire District 3 will be asked to approve a 13-cent fire levy lid lift during the November General Election to fund emergency operations. The Board of Fire Commissioners held two public meetings before passing the resolution unanimously on June 12. 

Since 2007, emergency calls have increased almost 40% in the fire district alone. This figure does not include emergency responses in the City of Battleground, which contracts with Fire District 3 for fire and emergency medical services. 


 

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