Kim Kimple

9-1-1 Service Restored

Update 5:00 p.m. 10/22/2020. After a short outage, 9-1-1 service has been restored. Earlier message: 9-1-1 OUTAGE: 9-1-1 is currently unavailable from landlines statewide. Cell phones are able to connect at this time. To reach San Juan County Dispatch from a landline, dial 360-378-4151

9/8/2020 There is no wildland fire in San Juan County at this time.

There is no wildland fire in San Juan County at this time. 9-1-1 Dispatch received several calls from concerned residents overnight due to the strong smell and haze of smoke in the air. A combination of smoke from fires in eastern Washington and south in Pierce County has shifted our way due to changing winds. …

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Orcas, Lopez and San Juan Fire team up with DNR for wildfire

Orcas Island Fire and Rescue personnel responded to multiple reports of smoke in the 4000-block of Point Lawrence Road on the afternoon of August 24th. Crews quickly triangulated a slow-moving wildland fire with aerial support provided by local pilot Pat Muffett. After completing a size-up the fire was determined to be approximately one acre in …

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Emergency Communications Project begins in San Juan County

A critical emergency communications project launched this week in San Juan County. A collaboration between San Juan County, Fire and EMS agencies, the Sheriff’s Office and Public Works, the project gained strong support from residents across all islands when placed on the February 2020 ballot as a sales tax increase as a means of funding …

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