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Call Volume Recap for Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue in 2020

Emergency personnel for Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue responded to 8,827 calls for help in 2020, 64 percent (5,644) of which were for emergency medical service (EMS). Total calls dipped slightly compared to 2019 (9,127), but the percentage of EMS calls has stayed the same. Fire Chief John Oliver says that these statistics are likely […]

dryer fire

At 1:00 pm, a call came in for a fire in the Griffin Glen Apartments in Bremerton. On arrival, crews noticed smoke coming from building 5117. The fire was located and contained in a dryer in one of the apartments. Two occupants were treated and released on scene. The apartment is uninhabitable and Red Cross […]

Vehicle Into Building

A traffic collision on Riddell this morning caused one car to careen off the road and land partially into the side of a self-storage office. CKFR crews extricated the driver and transported them to St. Michael’s Medical Center in Silverdale. The County Fire Marshal was dispatched to determine the structural stability of the building and […]

14 Year Old Escapes House Fire

The cause of a fire that badly damaged a Bremerton home on January 31st is still under investigation by the Kitsap County Fire Marshal’s Office. CKFR crews were dispatched at 8:50 am to the 15000 block of NW Rhododendron Court, Bremerton. Upon arrival, heavy smoke and flames could be seen coming from the home. The […]

Attic Fire

Firefighters battled an attic fire in the 2800 block of Wymoing Street this evening. PSE was dispatched to turn off power as crews got the fire under control. CKFRs drone was flown to look for any hot spots existing in the structure. There were no injuries.

Electrical Fire

CKFR and Bremerton Fire units were on scene of what was dispatched as a kitchen fire with occupants possibly trapped in the 3000 block of Ridgeview Drive NE. Thankfully, it was an electrical fire, no injuries, and minimal damage.

Boat Fire

Crews were dispatched around 5:25 am for a possible residential structure fire. On arrival it was discovered to be a fishing boat in a storage yard that was on fire. Fire was quickly extinguished. There were no occupants, no injuries, and no nearby structures damaged.The County Fire Marshal has been dispatched to investigate.  

Boat Adrift

At approx. 4:30 pm, CKFR received a call of a boat adrift in Dyes Inlet. Marine 51 launched from the Silverdale waterfront to investigate the report of an empty canoe floating between Erlands Point and Rocky Point. Marine 51 located the empty canoe and searched the area, finding no one. Mar51 photo for reference. Not […]

Bond Credit Rating

CKFR received an AA+ rating from Standard and Poor’s, a leading bond credit rating provider. The rating was provided as part of CKFR’s recent bond issuance to raise funds approved by voters in November to build or renovate its fire stations. This is the second highest credit rating possible and is on par with S&P’s […]

Landslide Activity

Our area is expected to receive another significant amount of rainfall over the next few days which once again puts us at risk for landslides. This picture of a parking lot on Lowell Street (sliding last week during our heavy rains) was shared with CKFR crews as a reminder to be careful when placing large […]