Emergency response is provided by 15 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. Stations 1 and 2 are staffed 24 hours while station 3 is staffed 12 hours daily - from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.. Twenty-one firefighters/medics are assigned to 48-hour shifts. The administrative staff consists of a Fire Chief, Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal, Division Chief (EMS/Training Officer), and a secretary. Firefighter/Paramedics and Firefighter/EMTs are assisted by a small group of volunteer firefighters. Most volunteers also have Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification.