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Valley Regional Fire Authority

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.

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VRFA website   VRFA Facebook   VRFA Instagram     VRFA Twitter

VRFA Administration:
Chief and Administrator: Brent Swearingen
Deputy Fire Chief of Operations: Brad Thompson
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, City Councilmember Lynda Osborn, Councilmember Troy Linnell
Auburn: Mayor Nancy Backus, Deputy Mayor Claude DaCorsi, Councilmember Larry Brown
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.

Stations:

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                                   253-288-5800                       253-288-5800

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
253-288-5800                                      253-288-5800                      253-288-5800

  • VRFA Blotter: Vehicle Fire Report Requires Bomb Squad
    by VRFA Blotter on July 20, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 299 calls for service for the week of July 5-11, 2021. Year to Date our Valley Professional Firefighters… This post VRFA Blotter: Vehicle Fire Report Requires Bomb Squad appeared first on Auburn Examiner.

  • VRFA Blotter: July 5-11, 2021
    by VRFA Blotter on July 14, 2021 at 5:28 pm

    The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 319 calls for service for the week of July 5-11, 2021. Year to Date our Valley Professional Firefighters… This post VRFA Blotter: July 5-11, 2021 appeared first on Auburn Examiner.

  • Why the Lytton Fire in Canada Matters to Auburn
    by Elizabeth Miller on July 3, 2021 at 1:08 am

    Five hours from Auburn is a British Columbia village named Lytton. Five hours from Auburn is what remains of a British Columbia village named Lytton. After… This post Why the Lytton Fire in Canada Matters to Auburn appeared first on Auburn Examiner.

  • VRFA Battalion Chief Mack Accepts Position at East Pierce
    by Press Release - VRFA on July 3, 2021 at 12:20 am

    After 29 years and a long list of accomplishments, Battalion Chief Bill Mack is resigning from the Valley Regional Fire Authority to accept a position… This post VRFA Battalion Chief Mack Accepts Position at East Pierce appeared first on Auburn Examiner.

  • VRFA Blotter: Two Apartment Fires Cause Over $1 Million in Damages
    by VRFA Blotter on June 29, 2021 at 11:13 pm

    The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 359 calls for service for the week of June 21-27, 2021. Year to Date our Valley Professional Firefighters… This post VRFA Blotter: Two Apartment Fires Cause Over $1 Million in Damages appeared first on Auburn Examiner.