Annual Report

This report provides a general overview of our operations, performance and various programs associated with the services we provide to the residents and guests of our fire district. read more

The Responder

The newest edition of The Responder, the North Whatcom Fire & Rescue district newsletter, is now available. read more

CPR Classes

NWFR is offering CPR/AED classes once a month, free of charge to the community read more

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North Whatcom Fire & Rescue


County-Wide Burn Ban Begins Friday, June 25 at 5:00 p.m.

Stage One Burn Ban Information



Questions about Prop. 2021-3, the Fire Levy Lid Lift?

Join us at a virtual public meeting to learn why voters are being asked to increase funding to maintain and enhance current fire and emergency medical response services. 

Thursday, July 15 at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 20 at 7 p.m.

Meeting ID: 962 5039 5043

Meeting ID: 927 2772 9856

North Whatcom Fire and Rescue is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Lateral Firefighter.  Candidates must have a valid CPAT (by date of hire), IFSAC Certified Firefighter 1, valid EMT-B (WA state or NREMT), WA state driver’s license and be 21 years of age.   Lateral candidates must have two years of paid municipal or fire district experience.    Paid experience is qualified as having current IAFF membership or current enrollment in the LEOFF2 retirement system.

Starting salary range is $5,848 per month – $6,552 per month depending on experience.  Vacation accrual will be based on years enrolled in the LEOFF2 system.    The current CBA is in effect until December 2022.

For questions please contact Kelly Freeman in Human Resources at .   Lateral applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and district application (below).  Applications must be submitted by Friday, June 25, 2021, @ 1600. 


Job Description



Joint North Whatcom Fire and Rescue and District 4 Press Release dated May 11, 2021

North Whatcom Fire and Rescue and District announce working agreement and goal for RFA Proposal in 2022

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