Wednesday, November 22, 2017

A recipe for a SAFE and happy Thanksgiving!

Did you know that Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires? Here is a recipe for a SAFE and happy Thanksgiving!


Thursday, November 16, 2017

Requests for Service - October 2017

TFD Incidents by Initial Dispatch Type
TFD - Incidents
October
2017 (YTD)
2016 (YTD)
Fire
100
1,450
1,417
Emergency Medical
3,282
31,767
31,652
All Other
(e.g. hazardous conditions, search and rescue, automatic fire alarms)
676
6,456
5,922
Total
4,058
39,673
38,991
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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Collaboration with UWT to improve Firefighter Safety

Fire Chief Jim Duggan has been working with the University of Washington Tacoma to improve firefighter safety. Here is an article on Dr. Matt Tolentino's projects. Dr. Tolentino is an Assistant Professor in UWT's Institute of Technology.


Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill at 10:19 on October 19th, 2017

Tomorrow is the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill!

Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover and Hold On at 10:19am on October 19 during Great ShakeOut drills. We are participating - hope you are too!

Monday, October 16, 2017

Requests for Service Report - September 2017

TFD Incidents by Initial Dispatch Type
TFD - Incidents
September
2017 (YTD)
2016 (YTD)
Fire
175
1,350
1,326
Emergency Medical
3,095
28,485
28,472
All Other
(e.g. hazardous conditions, search and rescue, automatic fire alarms)
603
5,780
5,278
Total
3,873
35,615
35,076
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Mission: To Protect People, Property & the Environment