Notice of Intent to Award - Air Compressor

On December 20, 2018, the District advertised a request for sealed bids for the following: One (1) 10 HP SCBA Compressor, One (1) Breathing Apparatus Cylinder Fill Station and Four (4) ASME Storage Cylinders. The opportunity to submit a bid closed at 5:00 PM on January 16th. Three bids were…

Advertisement for Bid - Air Compressor

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be accepted by King County Fire Protection District No. 16 (AKA the Northshore Fire Department) for: One (1) 10 HP SCBA Compressor, One (1) Breathing Apparatus Cylinder Fill Station and Four (4) ASME Storage Cylinders. Bids will be accepted at the…

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Firefighters and Police Train for Active Shooter Scenario

Our department trains every day in order to effectively serve our community. Recently, we teamed up with the Lake Forest Park Police Department, neighboring agencies, and volunteers, to conduct an active shooter training at the Town Center in Lake Forest Park. Q13 Fox came out to cover the event…

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Notice of 2018 Budget Hearing

To all residents and owners of personal property and improvements to real property located within the geographical boundaries of King County Fire Protection District No. 16 (City of Lake Forest Park, and the City of Kenmore); NOTICE IS HERBY GIVEN that the Board of Commissioners of King County Fire…

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Fire Marshal LaFlam Talks Spontaneous Combustion Risks

Getting ready to begin your wood finishing project - and you wonder if you should be concerned about the stories you've heard about spontaneous combustion involving oily rags? You should be. More than 3,000 structure fires are caused by spontaneous combustion each year. Read our Fire Marshal Jeff…


Hurricane Harvey Relief Donations: A Message from NEMCo

In response to numerous inquiries from our community Northshore Emergency Management Coalition is providing the following recommendations for relief donations for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

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Northshore Fire Earns Improved Fire Protection Class Rating

The Northshore Fire Department was recently notified by the Washington Surveying and Rating Bureau (WSRB) that the fire protection class rating for the communities of Lake Forest Park and Kenmore has been upgraded from a Class 4 to a Class 3. The new rating will take effect December 1, 2017. Many…

Gov. Inslee signs Senate Bill No. 5454

Senate Bill 5454 Eases Merger Restrictions for Fire Districts

Commissioner David Maehren recently had the honor of being present for Governor Inslee’s signing of Senate Bill 5454. This bill changes state law by allowing mergers and/or annexations of Fire Districts within a reasonable proximity, rather than requiring adjacency. The adjacency requirement was…

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2016 Annual Report

Northshore Fire Department's 2016 Annual Report is now available! We are pleased to share the activities and accomplishments of the last year with you and hope you enjoy the recap.

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Fire Commissioner Election Filing Period Opening Soon

Interested in becoming a Fire Commissioner? The filing period for King County Fire Protection District No. 16, Position 1 is May 15-19, 2017.  Click here for more information.