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Stevens County Fire Protection District 1

Our Fire District is a combination paid/volunteer department that serves Southern Steven’s County. We are located northwest of Spokane County and about 90 miles south of the Canadian border. We cover the unincorporated communities of Clayton, Deer Lake, Ford, Loon Lake, Suncrest, Tum Tum, Williams Valley and the Town of Springdale. Stevens Fire District 1 services these communities through 8 stations and 60 members. We are always looking for more people wanting to serve their community. If you are the type of person who likes to serve their community and feel completely rewarded by helping your fellow citizen (or are just a little bit curious) contact us right away! We have a position waiting for you.

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Stevens County Fire Protection District No. 1

Stevens County Fire Protection District #1 is a combination fire department comprised of eight career firefighters, 8 Part time firefighters a full-time mechanic, one Fire Chief, two administrative staff and 50 active volunteer personnel. The District operates eight fire stations, covering 375 square miles of southern Stevens County—the largest fire district in the county. We serve over 22,000 residents and responds to over 1600 calls for service. The District responds to structure and wildland fires, medical calls, traffic accidents and many other types of calls.

Think of fire
before it starts

Don’t play with matches

  • The District is largely rural-wildland with hundreds of identified at-risk homes. It also includes 60,000+ acres of private forestland for which we provide initial attack in the event of a wildland fire.
  • The career staff works a forty-eight hour on, 96 hour off schedule, providing “on-duty” coverage 24/7.
  • Our volunteers and part time firefighters work various 12-hour shifts to supplement our coverage schedule. You may find 2 career FFs working, 2 volunteers working, 2 part time FFs working, or any combination to make sure we serve our citizens.
  • Volunteers put their time in on station (side-by-side other volunteers, career, and part time firefighters, redcuing response times district-wide.

Think Safety Today, Be
Alive Tomorrow

News & Updates

Fire Danger LOW effective 10/26/2022 0001 hours

Fire Danger:  LowBurn Ban:  No Burn Bans in effect Comments: Effective 10/26/2022 at 12:01

Fall Chipper Days (2022)

Fall Chipper Days: South (6444 Hwy 291): October 8, 15, & 29 8a-3:30p; Natural yard debris only,

Fire Danger drops to Moderate effective 10/7/2022

Fire Danger Rating: MODERATE Burn Ban: Rule burns are banned. Comments: All debris burning on DNR ju

Fire Danger – High effective 9/23/2022

High Fire Danger Rating is effective 9/23/22 at 12:00 A.M. Fire Danger:  High Burn Ban:  Rule and

Campfire Ban effective 8/12/2022

Effective 8/12/2022 at 0001 hours a campfire ban will be in effect for the Foothills Fire District R

Fire Danger – Very High effective 8/5/2022

Fire Danger Rating: Very High Burn Ban: Rule and permit are banned Comments: All debris burning on D

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