Rescue Swimmer Training

On this beautiful last day of April, CKFR A-shift crews were at Island Lake Park practicing water rescue drills. CKFR Rescue Swimmers Alex McCracken and Connor Bitterman were successful in rescuing the “victims”. This great training was organized by Station 64 Lt. Owen Rhodes (also a Rescue Swimmer).

Kitchen Fire

A kitchen fire in the 5100 block of Hansberry Street was quickly extinguished today. A grandma was cooking for her grandson when smoke and flames started coming from the stove. She quickly grabbed the child and got out of the house to call 911. A dog, Kubi, and a cat also escaped. Smoke damage was limited to the kitchen. There were no working smoke alarms in the residence so crews installed them before leaving.

Busy Wildland Fire Season Expected

CKFR B Shift crews completed the Wildland Fire Fighting Refresher training, taught by instructor Lt Bill Green yesterday.
Members reviewed the mobilization policy and deployment procedures, the Brush Truck at 56, as well as personal protective equipment. The training was capped off with a timed pack test run and cutting a control line with hand tools.

Trailer Fire In Seabeck

At 5:21 this evening, CKFR crews responded to a 5th wheel trailer fire in the 10000 block of NW Pioneer Road in Seabeck. There were no injuries. The County Fire Marshal is investigating the cause.

Dog Rescued From Fire

A small fire on Broadleaf was contained to it’s room of origin this afternoon. CKFR crews were also able to rescue Mocha and return her to her owner. There were no injuries. 

No Injuries In Horrible Accident

When a semi rear ended a pickup truck this afternoon, it was a miracle there were no injuries. The accident happened on the off ramp of HWY 3 North at Chico Way. The driver of the white pickup had just exited his vehicle when a semi rear ended it and pushed it into another parked big rig. Traffic was backed up for a long time as crews dealt with fuel spills, cleanup, and traffic investigators from KCSO responded.

Home Destroyed By Fire

Crews responded to a second alarm fire this afternoon at a home on Peter Hagen Road. law enforcement had arrived first and advised incoming crews that the roof and second floor of the home were on fire. All occupants were out safely. The fire was extinguished and the County Fire Marshal was called to investigate the cause.

Brownsville Marina Fire

Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to the Brownsville Marina for a boat fire in the early hours of February 24, 2019. Crews arrived to 2 boats and the pier well involved threatening multiple other boats. Fire was extinguished with major damage to two vessels. CKFR was assisted by Poulsbo Fire’s Marine 74 and Bremerton Fire units. Fire cause is under investigation by Kitsap County Fire Marshal’s Office. 

Mobile Home Fire

Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue, Navy Region Northwest and Poulsbo Fire units were on of a fully involved mobile home fire. No injuries reported.

Seabeck Structure Fire

Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue crews responded to a residential structure fire off Seabeck Hwy today in a detached garage with an apartment. There were no injuries, the ire was extinguished and crews conducted overhaul to ensure there were no hot spots that could reignite.