• Understanding the Importance of CPR

    During a cardiac arrest event, where CPR needs to be performed, the role that the public plays in the Chain of Survival is absolutely crucial, in fact it dictates the outcome of the patient.

  • Free Car Seat Inspections

    Do you know if your child’s car seat is installed correctly? Do you have questions regarding when to transition your child from a car seat to a booster seat and then to a seat belt?

  • Smoke Alarms ~ One Is NOT Enough

    Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s 2009, the United States Fire Administration (USFA) reported there were over 200 fire fatalities in the United States.

  • Do You Rent? You Need Renter’s Insurance!

    Imagine waking up in the middle of the night to find your home on fire, rushing outside to call 911, watching CKFR firefighters arrive on scene to battle the blaze, only to witness everything you own damaged by fire and smoke.

  • Emergency Escape Ladders

    Do you live in a home with multiple stories? Emergency escape ladders provide an alternative, safe means for families living in multilevel homes to ensure everyone gets out when all other exits are blocked by fire.

  • We’ve Noticed Something Rotten

    That’s right. During residential fire inspections ,fire inspectors are finding that residents are storing large propane canisters improperly.

  • Candles and Fire Safety

    Candles are popular year round. According to the National Candle Association, consumers in the U.S. spend over $2 billion on candles each year.

  • Recipe for Safe Cooking

    Watchful Eyes! Keep Lid Nearby. Keep Fire Extinguisher Nearby. Avoid Loose Fitting, Long Sleeves.

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a gas that is produced when you burn fuel such as wood, gasoline, oil, kerosene, natural gas, propane gas, coal or charcoal.

  • Stroke or "Brain Attack"

    “One minute he was fine, then the next he/she wasn’t able to speak”. This complaint and others similar to it are encountered by Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue paramedic crews on a regular basis.