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Dear Neighbors, Clark County Fire District 6 is in its 62nd year of serving our community. From providing fire protection beginning in 1954, we grew to provide Paramedic-level Advanced Life Support emergency medical services starting in 1981. The District now employs over 60 personnel and has 35 volunteers using the latest techniques and tactics to better serve you. Also, please join us on Facebook! or Sign up for our email Newsletter ~ Chief Jerry Green

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DEPARTMENT NEWS

1/22/2016 Engine 63 Ceremony. A ceremonial washing and pushing of the engine into the truck bay occurred for the new Engine 63 this morning. Click Here to View the Photos.

1/21/2016 Structure Fire. Crews from Fire District 6, assisted by Vancouver Fire, responded to a fully-involved house fire this morning on NE 83rd Street just west of I-5. Click a photo for a larger view.

1/21/2016 Engine 61 Wet Down and Push Back. A ceremony was conducted before 8:00 a.m. this morning. In keeping with tradition, the new Pierce Engine was "wet down" and then pushed by most present back into the truck bay. Click Here to View the Photos.

 

 

1/20/2016 Swearing-In Ceremony. At the Board meeting last night new employees Amy Culver FF/PM, Josh Lawson FF/PM, Tony Lothspeich FF and Dominic Sepe were introduced by Assistant Chief Newberry then sworn by Chief Green. Kristan Maurer was also introduced by AC Newberry then sworn by Chief Green as an Assistant Chief. Nick McCarty was sworn as Captain by Chief Green. Congratulations to all. Click to view larger images.


1/20/16 These 2 new pumpers are going into service this week! Please join us for the "wetting down" ceremony at Station 61 on Thursday at 7:50 AM (8800 NE Hazel Dell Ave) or at Station 63 on Friday at 7:50 AM (1200 NE 134th ST). Thank you for entrusting Fire District 6 with yor tax dollars. We are "Dedicated to Excellence in Protecting and Serving Our Community."
 
1/6/2016 Kristan Maurer Promoted to Assistant Chief. Battalion Chief Kristan Maurer is promoted to Assistant Chief and is nowresponsible for Logistics and Planning with Clark County Fire District 6. Chief Maurer has served since with the District since 1999, beginning as a firefighter/paramedic and promoting through the ranks. Kristan has an associate degree in fire science from Portland Community College, a bachelor degree from Central WashingtonUniversity and is currently working on her Masters degree in public administration. She completed the four-year Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy.
 

12/14/2015 Chief Richard Streissguth. Fire District 6 is mourning the loss of Richard (Dick) Streissguth.We have lost a great friend, mentor and leader. Chief Streissguth passed away Monday morning after serving our agency and his community for more than 61 years. Dick began volunteering with the District when it was formed in 1954. He served as a firefighter, Assistant Chief and became full-time Fire Chief in 1981. He retired in 1993, but continued serving as Secretary to the Board of Fire Commissioners.

Flags at all department stations have been lowered to half-staff in honor of Chief Streissguth, and will remain so for an undetermined time.

A Memorial Service for Chief Richard (Dick) Streissguth is planned for Tuesday, December 22nd at 2:00 p.m. at Crossroads Community Church, 7708 NE 78th Street, Vancouver.

12/29/2015 Donation Consideration. The family of Richard (Dick) Streissguth has requested donations be made to "CLARK COUNTY FD6 CADET PROGRAM” at Riverview Community Bank as a way of honoring Chief Streissguth. Please be sure to enter the name above in upper case letters on checks to assure proper deposits are made. Funds will be utilized to assist cadet students from local high schools who go on a field trip to New York and other needs within the specialized fire training program. The Streissguth Family and FD6 thank you for your consideration.

 

Click here to view the Firefighter/Paramedic Eligibility Roster established 9/10/2015

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