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
VRFA Public Information & Education Officer Kimberly Terhune Awarded 2019 Fire Educator of the Year
by Press Release - VRFA on October 31, 2019 at 8:47 pm
Valley Regional Fire Authority Public Information & Education Officer Kimberly Terhune received the Fire Educator of the Year award at the annual Washington Fire Prevention… This post VRFA Public Information & Education Officer Kimberly Terhune Awarded 2019 Fire Educator of the Year appeared first on Auburn Examiner.
VRFA Send Firefighters to Assist California’s Latest Wildfires Fight
by Elizabeth Miller on October 28, 2019 at 6:26 pm
The Valley Regional Fire Authority dispatched trained wildland firefighters this morning to California. VRFA Public and Education Office Kimberly Terhune confirmed that “as of 7… This post VRFA Send Firefighters to Assist California’s Latest Wildfires Fight appeared first on Auburn Examiner.
Auburn Police Seek Public Assistance After Late Night Shooting
by Elizabeth Miller on October 25, 2019 at 8:22 pm
Auburn Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect in relation to a shooting that occurred Wednesday night around 10:30pm. According to police,… This post Auburn Police Seek Public Assistance After Late Night Shooting appeared first on Auburn Examiner.
Washington Elementary Students Help Promote Walking Safety
by Elizabeth Miller on October 21, 2019 at 9:26 pm
In October of every year, millions of children from countries around the world participate in Safe Kids Walk This Way events for International Walk to… This post Washington Elementary Students Help Promote Walking Safety appeared first on Auburn Examiner.
Valley Professional Fire Fighters Filling the Boot for Muscular Dystrophy Research
by Elizabeth Miller on October 9, 2019 at 9:29 pm
For over 65 years firefighters across the nation have participated in the Fill the Boot program. This annual event raises millions of dollars each year… This post Valley Professional Fire Fighters Filling the Boot for Muscular Dystrophy Research appeared first on Auburn Examiner.