2018 Annual Report

Northshore Fire is excited to share our 2018 Annual Report, highlighting events and accomplishments of the last year. Click below to meet our newest hires, learn about our latest equipment upgrades, and see some of the things we do when we're not fighting fires!


Thank You for Your Support

On February 12th, the Northshore Fire Department asked its citizens for approval to continue the use of the fire benefit charge method of funding emergency services. The voters have once again shown overwhelming support for their fire department by renewing the benefit charge with 90.6% of those voting in favor of the measure.

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911 Outage Notice – How to Contact Emergency Services

As of 9:00am Friday, December 28th, King County is still experiencing a 911 outage. Please review the information below for instructions on how to contact emergency services during this time and where to go for further updates.

Click on the notice for a printable PDF version

Northshore Fire Appoints New Commissioner

The Northshore Fire Department has appointed a new member to its Board of Fire Commissioners.  Kenmore resident, Suzanne Greathouse, was selected to fill the vacant Position No. 2 at the December 4th meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners.

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Announcement of Fire Commissioner Vacancy

The Northshore Fire Department, serving the cities of Lake Forest Park and Kenmore, has a vacancy in Commissioner Position #2. Additionally, Commissioner Position #4 is anticipated to be vacated in January of 2019.

The vacancies will be filled by appointment with terms lasting through the end of 2019. Both positions are scheduled for election in the November 2019 General Election.

Commissioners act as the board of directors for the fire department. If you are interested in serving your community as Fire Commissioner, please submit a letter of interest and statement of qualifications to the district’s Board Secretary no later than 5:00 pm on November 20th, 2018.

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9/11 Memorial Viewing

Tuesday, September 11th, will mark the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon buildings. We have a 9/11 Memorial honoring the nearly 3,000 civilian and 343 firefighter fatalities located in the lobby of our headquarters station in Kenmore. The memorial includes a small piece of steel from one of the World Trade Center towers. Our lobby is open to the public from 7:30am-4:30pm for anyone wishing to stop and visit the memorial next Tuesday.


Open House this Saturday, June 16th!

Don't forget that this Saturday, June 16th, is Northshore Fire's annual Open House & Pancake Breakfast at Station 51 in Kenmore. We have kid firefighter challenge courses, informational booths, firefighter demonstrations, a pancake breakfast, and more.  Bring your family, friends, and come join the fun!

Open House: 9:00-12:00

Pancake Breakfast: 9:00-11:00

Firefighter Demonstrations: 10:00-10:30


Firefighters and Police Train for Active Shooter Scenario

Our department trains every day in order to effectively serve our community. Recently, we teamed up with the Lake Forest Park Police Department, neighboring agencies, and volunteers, to conduct an active shooter training at the Town Center in Lake Forest Park. Q13 Fox came out to cover the event and share our efforts with you in this news piece:

Police, firefighters in Lake Forest Park train to help victims of active shooter

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