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Proposition 1 News

November 14, 2017 – While the election won’t be certified until the end of November, it appears we have reached the necessary levels of support and turnout required to approve Proposition 1.  We are truly thankful to our voters for the strong support of this funding for capital facilities and equipment needs.

We promise to continue our commitment to responsible stewardship of the resources you provide and look forward to leveraging these new funds to help keep pace with our growing community.  Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have.

 

 


Notice of 2018 Budget Hearing

November 14, 2017 – The Lacey Fire District 3 Board of Fire Commissioners will be considering adoption of the 2018 Budget during their regular meeting on Thursday, November 16th, at 5:30 PM.   The meeting is held at District’s Headquarters located at 1231 Franz St SE, Lacey.

Members of the public are invited to join the Commissioners and present comment on the proposed budget.   Copies of the proposed budget will be available at the meeting.


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

October 19, 2017 –  Are you an experienced ADMIN SPECIALIST/RECEPTIONIST looking for new horizons?  Are you interested in working with a team that provides public safety services to our community?

Here is your opportunity to work with a team of professionals truly making a positive contribution to our community.  Imagine working everyday with people who look forward to coming to work and exercise their smiles all day long!

The Admin Specialist/Receptionist for Lacey Fire District Three serves as the District’s primary Headquarters office receptionist and supports the day-to-day business and administrative services.  The successful Admin Specialist/Receptionist must be an action-oriented individual with a passion for public service and a strong customer service orientation.

If you are interested in this position, please click the link below (or copy and paste into browser) to access further information and application materials.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5d3EC7uc9dXcHFra1FRXzFNQ0k


Team Helps with California Wildfires

October 13, 2017

Lacey Fire District 3 has deployed Engine 32 with a crew of four along with a Strike Team Leader to help fill a request from the state of California for 50 structural engines. Our crew along with four other from our region departed at 6 am Friday morning.


 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


 

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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