Serving the Community

Welcome to Orcas Island Fire & Rescue. We are the Firefighter Paramedics, Firefighter EMTs, volunteers and staff who are dedicated to helping you, our neighbors, in your time of need.The Black Knights Graduation 2 cropped

Our mission:
To provide the highest level of protection to life and property, and promote community safety through the extension of fire prevention, fire suppression, medical rescue and public education services, consistent with the prudent utilization of public funds.

 Our goals:

  • To be a resource for the latest fire and medical safety information, to keep our community safe.
  • To pursue excellence in all we do, through continuous training and education.
  • To proudly serve the people of Orcas Island, Washington.

We provide 24-hour emergency fire prevention and suppression, along with emergency medical services (advanced life support) to the entire Orcas Island community.

Learn more about our history and our staff.

Strategic Plan 2013-2018 has been approved. Click here to view
OIFR Approved Budget for 2014. Click here to view
OIFR Ten Year Financial Projection. Click here to view 

Residential and commercial burning is closed. Recreational campfires two-feet in diameter are currently allowed.           

This is a reminder that all commercial and residential burning is closed, effective July 1 through September.  If conditions allow, the burning season will re-open on October 1, 2014.  At this time, campfires no larger than 2 x 2 feet are allowed in contained areas.

San Juan County Fire Marshals Office, Friday Harbor, WA – The fire danger in San Juan County is now “MODERATE”.