Fire District 1 hires 5 firefighters

Feb 19, 2014
Pictured are (from left): Paul Brough, Garrett Owens, Les Fredrickson, Kevin Crye and Kyle Tate.

Five firefighters recently joined the ranks of Snohomish County Fire District 1. All five have completed a month-long orientation and are now working shifts in the 12 fire stations staffed by Fire District 1 in south Snohomish County, Brier, Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace.

Fire District 1 is the county’s largest provider of fire and emergency medical services, serving about 200,000 residents.

Last year, the district responded to nearly 20,000 emergency calls. More than 75 percent were for medical aid.

All district firefighters are certified as either emergency medical technicians or paramedics.

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