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Fast Facts about Capital Facilities and Equipment Plan

August 18, 2017 —  Want the short version of the Capital Facilities Plan?  Click on  Fast Facts for a quick read.


 


Capital Facilities and Equipment Plan

The Board of Fire Commissioners formally adopted the District’s Capital Facilities and Equipment Plan during their January 19th regular meeting.  The finalized plan can be viewed by clicking Here.

 

 

 


Employment Opportunity – HR DIRECTOR 

August 10, 2017 — Do you know a HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR looking for new horizons, who is interested in working with a team that provides public safety services to our community?  Here is their opportunity to work with a team of professionals who look forward to coming to work and exercise their smiles all day long!

The HR Director for LFD3 performs a wide range of professional, technical and administrative human resources work in the development/maintenance of District human resources systems and in the interpretation and application of complex rules, regulations and personnel data.  To access further information and application materials, click on the link below.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/8xcux9bsw8wa9ly/AAB1qE3FyTMNamF66T79K7rva?dl=0


 Registration Opens for Summer Fire Camp

June 28, 2017 — CAPITAL METRO FIRE GIRLS CAMP is a community outreach event, empowering young women to build confidence,
​provide mentorship, and explore different career options.  This local 2-day girls’ camp for ages 14 – 18 empowers and motivates young women to conquer fears and learn their capabilities through basic firefighting skills.  For further information and/or to register, visit their website at  http://www.cmfgirlscamp.com/ or Facebook at  https://www.facebook.com/cmfiregirls/

 

July 17, 2017 — Update:  See a featured article about this camp at by clicking here.


Lacey Fire District Board Receives Grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation

  Lacey Fire District received a $21,600 grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation to purchase new bunker gear.   Read our Media Release Grant Award from Firehouse Subs

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Plan now. Your family may not be together when a disaster occurs, plan how you will contact one another and test your emergency communication plan.    

Plan now. Your family may not be together when a disaster occurs, plan how you will contact one another and test your emergency communication plan.

 Prepare an Emergency Kit


LFD3 Launches New Public Service Video

March 3, 2016 —  LFD3 Paramedics and Firefighters have produced a video that they want to share with you.  They want you to know that by learning the simple 3 step procedure for “hands only” CPR, you can help in a cardiac emergency until the rescue crews arrive.  Your help can make a significant difference in the outcome.


Thurston County Now Has “Text to 911”

TEXT-TO-9-1-1CALL IF YOU CAN – TEXT IF YOU CAN’T
TEXT TO 9-1-1Text to 9-1-1 is not a replacement to a voice call to 9-1-1 in an emergency situation, but rather as an enhancement to reach 9-1-1 services in specific situations such as:

  • The caller is hearing/voice impaired
  • A medical emergency that renders the person incapable of speech
  • When speaking out loud would put the caller in danger, such as a home invasion, domestic violence situation or an active shooter scenario
  • Any other emergency that makes it impossible to speak out loud

For more important information about this new service, Click Here.


Seeking Volunteers for Citizen Advisory Committee

January 21, 2016 —   The Board of Fire Commissioners is seeking participation from interested citizens to serve on the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) to the Board.  Please click on citizenadvisoryboardapplication to download and complete the Application Form if you or someone you know may be interested in serving.


Am I Having a Heart Attack?

heartFirst Signs of a Heart Attack may include…

  • Chest pain or pressure that lasts for more than a few minutes
  • Pain spreading to the shoulders, neck or arms
  • Jaw pain or toothache
  • Lightheadedness, nausea, sweating, or shortness of breath

Not all of these signs occur in every attack.  They may disappear and come back.  If they return, call 9-1-1 immediately.  The important thing is to act fast.  Don’t wait!

Heart attack signs in women can be harder to detect.  In addition to the typical symptoms listed above, some women may experience any of the following:

  • cold, sweaty skin
  • unexplained anxiety or nervousness
  • weakness or overwhelming fatigue
  • swelling in the lower legs or ankles

Because women tend to view heart attack as a man’s illness and don’t consider themselves to be at risk, many minimize their symptoms and place themselves at greater risk by delaying treatment.  Again, the important thing is to act fast!


Be Prepared for Power Outages

Power outages can happen anytime of the year.  Make sure you and your family knows the steps to take during a blackout.  Above all, BE PREPARED.  Pleave view the FEMA video below.


 

Thank you for taking the opportunity to visit our website. We hope you will find the information here to be both informative and helpful. Lacey Fire District Three is proud of its sixty-seven year history of providing quality fire and emergency services to our citizens . . . read more >> - Chief Steve Brooks

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