Tag Archives: Firefighters

Multiple alarm fire at Sierra Pacific kept to outside of sawmill

Aberdeen Fire Department

No injuries from a conveyor belt fire early Sunday morning at Sierra Pacific. Aberdeen Battalion Chief Troy Palmer tells us they responded to the Junction City area, along with Fire District #10, and Hoquiam’s ladder truck, just after 1:30 Sunday

Battalion Chief Bill Mayne retires after 36 years with Aberdeen Fire Department

Battalion Chief Bill Mayne retires after 36 years with Aberdeen Fire Department

Aberdeen city staff said goodbye last night to Battalion Chief Bill Mayne, Fire Chief Tom Hubbard told the council “Battalion Chief Bill Mayne has dedicated his career to providing for the safety of the citizens we serve, and the firefighters

Hoquiam Union approves agreement that avoids Fire Department layoffs

Hoquiam Firefighters signs of support

Ratified last night by a unanimous vote, the Hoquiam Fire Department’s Union has reached an agreement with the city to avoid the layoff of four firefighters announced last month. In the final week of their employment, two firefighters and two

Hoquiam staff and firefighters reach tentative agreement to avoid layoffs


The Hoquiam Fire Department has reached an agreement with its union and the city to avoid planned layoffs of two firefighters and two paramedics. In the final week of their 30 day’s notice they were notified after the city and the Union met

No injuries at Kila Hana Camperland fire overnight in Westport

Kila Hana Camperland

Westport firefighters were up late dowsing flames at the Kela Hana Camperland. The fire was reported in the main office building of the campsite at 1:10 this morning. Police report no injuries, they stopped traffic on Forrest Street in the

Hoquiam firefighters rally for support

Hoquiam Firefighters Local 315 rally for support

Hoquiam Fire Fighters are taking to the streets for support,  Local 315 President Doug Stankavich tells us they’re worried about response times and safety after recent reductions in staffing were announced earlier this month. Stankavich is standing with about 30

Hoquiam Firefighters Union voices concerns over layoffs affecting community safety

Hoquiam Fire Fighters are Voicing their Concerns Over recent reductions in service. The city earlier this month laid off 4 firefighters, citing a decrease in ambulance billing and call volume. Local 315 Union President Doug Stankavich tells us recent policy changes have

Smoke alarms saved Two bed ridden residents pulled from Oakville house fire

Oakville Fire

Crews evacuated two bed ridden patients from a house fire in Oakville early Wednesday morning. Fire District 1 Chief Kevin Witt tells us flames were visible when they arrived at the home in the 2300 block of South Bank road around

City of Hoquiam to lay off 4 firefighters


The City of Hoquiam is laying off four firefighters. City Administrator Brian Shay said they gave formal notice to the department early Tuesday. Staff said in a press release Tuesday “The City of Hoquiam has been able to manage its way through

$75-thousand in damages, no injuries reported from Aberdeen house fire


Aberdeen firefighters chased a blaze into the walls of a two story home just before midnight Sunday night. Battalion Chief Troy Palmer tells us smoke was visible from the first floor when crews arrived in the 1000 block of Lafeyette.