Entries by Ileana LiMarzi

Homeowner Escapes Fire By Jumping from Roof

A Central Kitsap man is safe after jumping from his roof to escape an early morning house fire. At approximately 2:16 am, Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue was dispatched to the 16000 block of Olympic View Road NW in Silverdale. The first 911 caller was a neighbor reporting the house fire. A second call into […]

Bedroom Fire In Island Lake Community

At 9:40 pm last night, November 23rd, CKFR responded to a call for a structure fire in the 13000 block of Lakeridge Circle NW. Initial reports stated the fire was in a bedroom, occupants were evacuated, and everyone was out of the house. On arrival, crews observed heavy smoke coming from the structure, a two […]

A message from CKFRs Board of Commissioner’s Chairman, Dick West

On behalf of your Fire Commissioners and Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue, I’d like to wish our community a Safe and Happy Fourth of July. While there is not a fireworks ban in place, we are under a Phase 1 Burn Ban and our area is at risk with the impending wildfire season. We encourage […]

Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue Reports Mid-Year Call Volumes

EMS Accounts for 68.68% Percent of All Emergencies Call volumes continue to climb for Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue. As of May 31, 2021, call volumes for all emergencies were 10.42% higher than the first five months of 2020. Emergency medical service (EMS) accounted for 68.68% of all calls. This is a 15.87% increase in […]

Board Passes Resolution Placing EMS Levy Renewal on Ballot

EMS Accounts for 64 Percent of All Emergencies The Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue Board of Fire Commissioners voted unanimously to place a levy renewal on the ballot for emergency medical service (EMS). Voters are being asked to renew the EMS levy during the August 3 Primary Election for the same rate and time period […]

Board to Meet on Resolution Placing EMS Levy Renewal on Ballot

The Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue Board of Fire Commissioners will meet to consider a resolution placing a levy renewal for emergency medical service (EMS) on the August 3 Primary Election ballot. The request would ask the Central Kitsap community to renew funding for the program at the same rate and time period as was […]

Garage Fire

CKFR and the Bremerton Fire Department teamed up for a structure fire once again. This time in the 3000 block of Olympus Drive NE.Dispatched at 12:22 pm, Bremerton was first on scene and discovered a room and its contents on fire.It was quickly extinguished and the County Fire Marshal responded to investigate the cause. There […]

House Fire

CKFR and the Bremerton Fire Department responded to a residential fire in the 2600 block of NE Garinger Street. Upon arrival, firefighters observed smoke coming from the eaves. Homeowners were not present at the time. The fire is extinguished, but the structure suffered significant damage. The County Fire Marshal will investigate the cause.

Vehicle Rollover

CKFR responded to a single vehicle rollover off Perry Ave. The road was closed both directions at Perry and Riddell. The driver was ejected and was transported to be Airlifted. Bremerton Fire also responded and KCSO is investigating the cause. Drivers were asked to avoid the area.

Emergency Medical Service at Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue: An Overview

Most people know that “EMS” refers to emergency medical services provided by a local fire department. However, many don’t realize that their fire agency actually responds to more emergency medical calls than fires, and that there are different levels of care it can provide when doing so. EMS accounted for 64 percent of all Central […]