Fire and Rescue

CHELAN – While Fire and Rescue commissioners were prepared for the planned agenda items during the regular commissioner’s meeting, Wednesday, May 9 at Station 71 on Wapato Avenue, the borderline packed meeting room suggested a slightly different agenda. Before addressing the night’s agenda items,...
The Board of Fire Commissioners met at the regular meeting May 9, 2018 and approved   changing the time of their monthly regular meeting from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Fire Commissioners meet every 2nd Wednesday of the month. The next regular Commissioner meeting is Wednesday June 13, 2018 at 5...

Deputy Chief Mark Donnell provides commissioners Phil Moller and Russ Jones with updates on the current recruit count and progression during the commissioner’s meeting, Wednesday, April 11 at Station 71.
CHELAN – Fire and rescue commissioners and staff gathered for their regular meeting, Wednesday, April 11 at Station 71. Initiating the meeting’s agenda was Fire Chief Tim Lemon with the Chief’s Report. “Response calls from March,” he began, “we’re up 10 from last year for the month of March,...

Chelan Fire Commissioner Russ Jones leads the audience through the informational PowerPoint presentation during the Citizens for Fire District 7’s public meeting, Wednesday, April 4 at Chelan High School.
CHELAN – Citizens for Fire District 7 conducted an informational public meeting at the Performing Arts Center within Chelan High School, Wednesday, April 4. The intent of the meeting was to not only present facts on both the benefits and the risks involved with a levy LID lift, but also to answer...

Assistant Chief Brandon Asher, left, listens while Deputy Chief Mark Donnell (right) updates commissioners on operations, fire prevention and public education events.
CHELAN – Fire and Rescue 7 chiefs and the two remaining commissioners convened for their regular monthly commissioner’s meeting, Wednesday, March 21 at Station 71. Public commentary at the district’s monthly meeting of the commissioners is few and far between. On this night, however, Chelan...

WSRB Vice President of Public Protection Robert Ferrell
CHELAN – In what was originally intended as a workshop for staff, Chelan Fire and Rescue (CFR) staff and commissioners received an explanatory presentation on the district’s rating provided by Washington Surveying and Rating Bureau (WSRB), and any rippling effects the rating could create on...

Tom Peters
CHELAN – Chelan Fire and Rescue 7 Commissioner Tom Peters made public his decision on turning in his resignation as fire commissioner after over four years of service, which he submitted Monday, March 12. In a two-page letter, Peters expressed his frustration with several aspects of the duties of a...
CHELAN - When you set your clocks forward for Daylight Saving Time, which is Sunday, March 11 this year, it is a good time to review the safety checklist.  Family Emergency Plan The National Safety Council recommends every family have an emergency plan in place in the event of a natural disaster...
Meeting date changed   CHELAN - Chelan Fire and Rescue Board of Commissioners announce the regular meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 14,  at 4:00 p.m., has been changed to Wednesday, March 21, at 4:00 p.m. the meeting will be held at the fire station 232 East Wapato Ave.

Chelan Fire and Rescue 7 commissioners faced firefighters during the special meeting, Thursday, Feb. 22, on the consideration of a Levy Lid Lift.
CHELAN – After feeling unsatisfied with the results produced by the Citizen’s Task Force at the presentation, Tuesday, Feb. 6, Chelan Fire and Rescue 7 (CFR 7) commissioners were faced with a difficult decision. Do they move forward with the inclusion of a Levy Lid Lift on the April 24 Special...

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