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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENTS by Adams 5:  The district is accepting applications until April 13, 2018 for the following positions:

  • Entry Level Firefighter, $36,384-$41,316. Click here for complete details.
  • Firefighter/Training Coordinator, $50,232-$56,568. Click here for complete details.


Located in the eastern part of Washington State in the heart of the Columbia Basin, Adams 5 is an agricultural-based community. The District has a population of 7,000 and consists of 216 square miles of remote, desert-like wildland, mostly shrub-steppe, with sagebrush and bunchgrasses. The area offers an abundance of recreational activities: canoeing/kayaking, fishing, hiking and hunting, to name a few. The District also consists of rural farming, both irrigated and dry land, that produces a wide range of goods. We also provide protection for several areas of industrial use.

Our department is a combination department with 3 career staff and 25 volunteer firefighters. Adams 5 currently has a cooperative fire protection agreement with US Fish and Wildlife. In 2001 Adams 5 and the City of Othello signed an interlocal agreement for our District to provide fire protection services, fire and life safety inspections, fire prevention and education for the City of Othello and its 7,000+ citizens.

We have 3 major eastern Washington highways, SR17, SR24, SR26, that all come together within 2.5 miles of our main station. Within the City of Othello and our District we have several fertilizer, chemical plants, storages, and two very large potato processing plants as well as a cold storage warehouse, juice plant, two bulk fuel stations, an ammonia distributor, and commercial operations. For more information regarding Adams 5 and how to apply, please click on the links provided above.

(Posted 3/15)

N MASON RFA ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS:  North Mason Regional Fire Authority is accepting applications for Student Firefighter/EMT Program. This program is designed to prepare program participants for a career in the fire service.

For information regarding the district, program requirements and application process, click here. Closing date is April 13, 2018.

(Originally posted 2/15; updated 3/14)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT by WFCA:  Applications are being accepted for Health Care Manager. For a complete position profile and to apply, visit Prothman. First review: April 1, 2018 (open until filled).

(Posted 2/27)

FOR SALE by Skagit 14:  2008 Ford ambulance (160,000 miles), 6.0 diesel engine, $7,000. For more information, Contact Chief Skrinde, dskrinde@skagitfire14.org.

(Posted 2/26)

FOR SALE by South Whatcom Fire Authority:  1983 Pierce Arrow Side Mount Pumper:

Miles: 44672
Hrs: 190958
Engine: Detroit silver 8v92, 445 hp. 1250 lb. ft. torque
Transmission: Allison HT 740
Pump: Waterous CSU 1500/ YBX
Tank: 500 gal. steel
Generator: Honda EM5000S/ single Akron 500 watt telescoping scene light.
Misc. equipment: 24’ Ext. Ladder/14’ roof ladder on a hydraulic ladder rack.
Other: Engine was refurbished in 2003, some of the upgrades done at the time.
1) New black over red paint and stripping.
2) Whelen strobe and LED light package to include side scene lights and traffic advisor.
3) DOT lights changed to LED.
4) Air horns and siren unit relocated to front bumper.
5) On board Honda generator installed in flower box.
6) Pre plumbed monitor installed.
7) All new compartment handles.
8) On board battery charger and air compressor.
9) Thru tank rear suction replaced.
10) Passed pump testing in 2016. Not tested in 2017.
Click here for photos. Price: $12,500

For additional information please contact:
Dave Ralston, Fire Chief South Whatcom Fire Authority, Dralston@whatcomes.org, 360.676.8080 Office, 360.815.5254 Cell.

(Posted 2/14)

FOR SALE by Pend Oreille 5:  3,000 gallon porta-tank, great condition. Asking $500. For more information, contact Chief Jay Foster at 509.671.2286, chief@pofd5.org.

(Posted 2/2)

WANTED by Pend Oreille 5:  Command vehicle, 4x4, preferably SUV, but will consider a pick-up. District operates on a small budget, so looking for a good price on a good vehicle. Please contact Chief Jay Foster at 509.671.2286, chief@pofd5.org.

(Posted 2/2)

WANTED by Okanogan 4 (Tonasket Fire Dept):  Our district is looking for a 1,000 or so gallon rectangular tank for a Tactical Tender we are currently building. If your district has such a tank, please email jimwheelertfd@gmail.com or call Jim Wheeler, Wildland Fire Coordinator, at 509.486.0599. Thank you.

(Posted 1/16)