KING COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT 27

King County Burn Ban
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Two Miles of the Snoqualmie River in Fall City closed...
A two mile stretch of the Snoqualmie River will be closed due to the construction activities of the Upper Carlson Floodplain Restoration project. The project will require closing two miles of the river to boating and floating beginning at the State Route 202 Bridge in Fall City downstream to a point roughly one mile upstream of the boat launch at Neal Road. The closure is expected to last four months.
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River Safety for Swimmers and Rafters - Every Year the Fire Department responds to water rescues in our local rivers some which result in loss of life by drowning. We urge you to be prepared and use extreme caution when recreating in and near the rivers.
¨Wear a life jacket!  It may not seem cool to wear a life jacket while rafting but it could save your life!

¨Know the water! The local rivers are cold enough to cause hypothermia even on the hottest summer day. The river may appear safe but many unforeseen dangers are there: logs, debris, undertows, and changing currents, all can be very dangerous!

¨Children need to be watched at all times. It can take only 20 to 60 seconds for a child to submerge without warning. ►more water safety tips

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Regular meetings are scheduled the
 second Tuesday
of each month
at 7:00 p.m.


Meetings are
held at the
Fire Station and open to the Public


The Board of  Commissioners

Special
Meeting Notice


9/19/14
4:00 p.m.


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The Fire Department has joined the campaign with King County EMS to promote Fall and Injury Prevention to Senior Citizens.
We are offering free home assessments to Senior Citizens who
live in the community independently. The assessment includes recommended practices for reducing the risks of falls, and in some cases, the installation of fall prevention devices such as grab bars, shower chairs and more. If you or someone you know could benefit from a home assessment call the Fire Department at 425-222-5841 to request one . read more
 

WELCOME TO FIRE DISTRICT 27


Contact
Physical Address
4301-334th PL SE
Fall City, WA 98024

Mailing Address
PO Box 609
Fall City, WA  98024

Phone - 425-222-5841
Fax - 425 -222-4566
E-mail - king27@nwlink.com

Business Hours
8am - 5pm

King County Fire District 27 is located in Fall City, Washington nestled in the Cascade foothills twenty four miles east of Seattle. The Fire District serves
a population of approximately 6,000 people in and surrounding the unincorporated rural town of Fall City. The Fire District service area is 23 square miles. The area offers many recreational activities from river rafting, hiking, horseback riding, golfing and much more. Two river systems, the Snoqualmie and the Raging rivers cross through the District. Several lakes dot the landscape and the Snoqualmie Falls is a popular attraction that borders the Fire District. Fall City is comprised mostly of residential properties, agricultural farming and service business operations.
Is Your Home Protected from Wildfire Danger?
The threat of wildfire is real and although Western Washington forests are green and the landscape is beautiful, it can also be deadly. The potential for extreme fire danger exists when homes are built in and around woodland areas creating what is termed the “wildland-urban interface.
►More fire safety tips for rural homeowners.

Service

The District is a combination department providing 24 hour service with ten Career Firefighter/EMT's, fourteen Volunteer Firefighter/EMT's, the Fire Chief and Administrative Assistant. The District provides a variety of services including fire suppression, emergency medical service (EMS), technical and water rescue and public safety education. The regionalized King County Medic One System provides advanced life services to the District.

Insurance Rating

The District carries a class 5 insurance rating as assigned by the Washington State Survey and Rating Bureau. The class 5 rating applies to buildings with standard hydrant distribution and water supply

Assessed Value / Levy Rate

The District's 2013 assessed value is $830,243,216 against which taxes are levied for the year 2014 to support operations at $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value.

The Maintenance and Operations levy for 2014 is .51752 per $1,000 of assessed value. This three year levy was approved by the voters in November, 2013.

The District refinanced the 2001 GO Bonds and achieved an annual reduction in the bond payments of approximately $22,363 per year for a total savings of $201,266.

The 2014 bond levy rate is $0.10556 per $1,000 of assessed value.

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