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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


Celebrate Heart Health Month

February, 2019 – Did you know cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States?  The good news is that heart disease can often be prevented when individuals make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. 

We care about our citizen and want you to Keep Your Heart Healthy.  Learn more what you can do today to reduce your risk of heart disease by clicking here:

https://healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Category/health-conditions-and-diseases/heart-health/keep-your-heart-healthy#the-basics_1

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 Be Informed – Receive Emergency Alerts

Made available by Thurston County Emergency Management, Thurston Community Alert / Smart911 is an excellent tool that provides important safety information and updates during severe weather activity and in other emergency situations.  This is a free service that you can access from a computer or mobile device.  Don’t wait…sign up today.  Click here!


I-5/Marvin Road Interchange Construction

Changes are coming to the Marvin Road/I-5 interchange.  A new and improved flow of traffic will be implemented with the design of Washington state’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI).

During the 2-year construction phase, please use extra caution when driving in the area.  To learn more about the project or to sign up for project updates, click here.  To watch an informative video, 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.


“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.

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


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.


 


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