Auburn’s fire department is the Valley Regional Fire Authority (VRFA). The VRFA serves Auburn, Algona, and Pacific. There are five fire stations throughout Auburn, and one in Pacific. Station 31 houses the primary VRFA administrative offices.
Always call 911 in case of an emergency
Chief and Administrator: Brent Swearingen
Deputy Fire Chief of Operations: Kevin Olson
Acting Deputy Chief of Technical Services: Dave Largberg
Chief Financial Officer: Mark Horaski
VRFA Board of Governance:
The VRFA’s nine-member Board of Governance is comprised of the Mayors and two City Council members from each of the participating cities.
Algona: Mayor David Hill (Vice Chair), City Councilmember Lynda Osborn, Councilmember Troy Linnell
Auburn: Mayor Nancy Backus, Deputy Mayor Bill Peloza, Councilmember Claude DaCorsi
Pacific: Mayor Leanne Guier (Chairman of the Board), Councilmember David Storaasli, Councilmember Kerry Garberding
Valley Professional Firefighters – IAFF 1352
“On the front line, doing good in the community on and off duty. Serving you in Auburn, Pacific, & Algona, WA.”
The Professional Firefighters Union representing the firefighters serving Algona, Auburn, and Pacific.
VRFA Station Page
Station 31 Station 32 Station 33
1101 D Street N.E. 1951 R Street S.E. 500 182 Ave E
Auburn, WA 98002 Auburn, WA 98002 Auburn Wa, 98092
253-288-5800 253-288-5842 253-288-5843
Station 34 Station 35 Station 38
31290 124th Ave. SE 2905 C St. SW 133 3rd Ave SE
Auburn, WA 98092 Auburn, WA 98002 Pacific, WA 98047
Seattle Firefighter Stairclimb Postponed
by Elizabeth Miller on March 6, 2020 at 10:16 pm
The 2020 LLS Scott Firefighter Stairclimb scheduled for this Sunday, March 8th has been postponed. “The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is monitoring carefully the… This post Seattle Firefighter Stairclimb Postponed appeared first on Auburn Examiner.
Meet VRFA Stairclimb Team Member Gary Barker
by Elizabeth Miller on February 29, 2020 at 1:24 am
Gary Barker is one of 14 Valley Regional Fire Authority members who will be participating in the 2020 LLS Firefighter Stairclimb March 8th. This annual… This post Meet VRFA Stairclimb Team Member Gary Barker appeared first on Auburn Examiner.
Meet VRFA Stairclimb Team Member Cory Wallace
by Elizabeth Miller on February 24, 2020 at 10:38 pm
On March 8th over 2,000 fire fighters will ascend upon Seattle for the 2020 LLS Firefighter Stairclimb. This annual event helps raise money for the… This post Meet VRFA Stairclimb Team Member Cory Wallace appeared first on Auburn Examiner.
VRFA Blotter – February 10-16, 2020
by Elizabeth Miller on February 21, 2020 at 10:13 pm
911 Requests for Services / Customer Service Technical Rescue: (Lakeland Hills) On Monday, February 10 at 10:33 a.m. firefighters responded to reports of an adult… This post VRFA Blotter – February 10-16, 2020 appeared first on Auburn Examiner.
Celebration of Life Planned for Retired VRFA Firefighter Dave Lewis
by Press Release - VRFA on February 17, 2020 at 8:23 pm
With much sadness, the Valley Regional Fire Authority announces the passing of retired VRFA Firefighter Dave Lewis. On December 22, 2019, the Valley Regional Fire… This post Celebration of Life Planned for Retired VRFA Firefighter Dave Lewis appeared first on Auburn Examiner.