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 our history of providing quality fire and emergency services coupled with active community outreach and education to our citizens since 1948 . . . read more >>- Chief Steve Brooks
Our Volunteers Have Heart!
Lacey Fire District 3 was officially recognized on April 12, 1949 through Resolution No 1666 signed by the Board of Thurston County Commissioners. Since that time the District has had a rich history of volunteerism, which continues to this day.
In 2017, volunteers gave more than 20,000 hours of service. In particular, Volunteer Firefighter Ken Roberts celebrated 25 years of service to the District in 2017. No matter the time given, each individual volunteering is a testament to the generosity of the American Spirit.
Please celebrate National Volunteer Week with us April 15-21, 2018.
2017 – 2021 Strategic Plan
April 10, 2018 – If you are interested in learning more about the Goals and Objectives of Lacey Fire District Three click here.
CPR – Public Service Video
April 2018– Originally launched in 2016, this video produced by LFD3 is worth revisiting! Our Paramedics and Firefighters want you to know that you can help in a cardiac emergency until rescue crews arrive by learning simple 3-step “hands only” CPR. Please watch and share with others.
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.
“Text to 911” Available in Thurston County
CALL IF YOU CAN – TEXT IF YOU CAN’T – TEXT 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 service, click here.
Capital Metro Fire Girls Camp a Success!
September 1, 2017 — On August 26th and 27th, one of the warmest weekends of the year, 79 fire service personnel from 27 agencies volunteered their time to help 43 young women experience the fire service at the CAPITAL METRO FIRE GIRLS CAMP at Olympia’s Mark Noble Regional Fire Training Center.
The campers, ranging in ages 14-18, donned the protective gear of the trade and learned how to cut open a roof with a chainsaw; open a fire hydrant, get water to the fire engine then pull a hose line to flow water and attack the fire; perform CPR; force open a door using service tools; rappel from a 3rd story window; climb a 100-foot ladder; raise a 16 foot ladder against a building; and without being able to see, search a building for victims.
Through these experiences they leaned teamwork, experienced camaraderie, and found confidence in doing something they perhaps never dreamed they were capable of. For more photos, visit the camp’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/cmfiregirls/
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
Am I Having a Heart Attack?
First 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.
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“Speedy Spotter” Locator Signs
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Vial of Life
Download a PDF file on the “Vial of Life” program.
Open Burning Information
Find out where and when you can burn outdoors.
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