STEVENS COUNTY, WASHINGTON STATE (USA) — Stevens County Fire District 1 is a combination paid/volunteer Fire Department that serves residents and businesses alike in unincorporated communities of Clayton, Deer Lake, Ford, Loon Lake, Suncrest, Tum Tum, Williams Valley and the Town of Springdale, about 375 rural square miles.

They are located just northwest of the City of Spokane and about 90 miles south of the Canadian border.

There are approximately eight Fire Stations and 80 fire members who work together as one team to respond to many fire calls. November is their busiest time of year.

On Saturday, the Fire District was busy with an abandoned trailer fire just off Hwy 231 in Ford, while other crews were taking care of a trauma patient in Stone Lodge and assisting Spokane FD 4 on a house fire off of Bridges Road.

As of November 18, 2022, the District has responded to 1,546 calls and serves approximately 22,001 residents.

If you are in the Stevens County area and would like to volunteer, Fire District 1 would love to have you join their ranks.

“We are always looking for more people wanting to serve their community. If you are the type of person who likes to serve their community and feel completely rewarded by helping your fellow citizen (or are just a little bit curious) contact us right away! We have a position waiting for you. Contact us at 509-233-8874.” – SCFD1

You can also visit them on their website

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