Fire Department Staff

Fire Department staff in turnout gear

Emergency Response

Emergency response is provided by 19 dedicated career Firefighter/Paramedics and 6 Firefighter/EMTs.

Stations & Staff

Anacortes Fire Department has three fire stations: one downtown, one in Skyline area and the third along the Highway 20 corridor. Each station is staffed with a minimum of two firefighter/medics. All Stations are staffed 24 hours. Twenty-five firefighters/medics are assigned to 48-hour shifts. The administrative staff consists of a Fire Chief/Fire Marshal, Assistant Chief (Medical Officer), Assistant Chief (Training Officer), and an Administrative Assistant.  Firefighter/Paramedics and Firefighter/EMTs are assisted by a small group of volunteer firefighters. Volunteers also have Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification.