2015 Press Releases

The East Pierce Fire and Rescue Board of Fire Commissioners is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy following the retirement of Commissioner Rick Kuss. (Posted March 13, 2015) View Full Press Release (PDF)

The East Pierce Fire and Rescue Board of Fire Commissioners announced plans for a national search to hire a new fire chief, replacing Fire Chief Jerry E. Thorson who plans to retire this spring after more than 40 years in the fire service. (Posted Feb. 19, 2015) View Full Press Release (PDF)

The recipients of the 2014 Recognition Awards were honored by the East Pierce Fire and Rescue Fire Commissioners and command staff in a ceremony held at the Edgewood station Tuesday. (Posted Feb. 18, 2015) View Full Press Release (PDF)

East Pierce Fire and Rescue Fire Chief Jerry E. Thorson announced that he is retiring effective April 30. The announcement came after a special meeting of the East Pierce Board of Fire Commissioners Wednesday evening. (Posted Jan. 28, 2015) View Full Press Release (PDF)

A second house fire in as many days destroyed a home in Bonney Lake's Rhododendron Park neighborhood Friday. (Posted Jan. 16, 2015) View Full Press Release (PDF)

Fifty-foot flames were shooting through the roof of the house on the 19100 block of 107th Street East in Bonney Lake when firefighters arrived to battle the blaze just before midnight. (Posted Jan. 15, 2015) View Full Press Release (PDF)

Firefighters from East Pierce Fire and Rescue were forced to use the Jaws of Life to remove the occupants of a two-car, head-on crash that occurred around 4:30 p.m. at the 1800 block of East Valley Highway East in Sumner. (Posted Jan. 7, 2015) View Full Press Release (PDF)


Media Contact

For additional information contact:

Teresa McCallion

Phone: 206-335-1118

Email: tmccallion@eastpiercefire.org

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