Santa Claus is coming to town! Listen and watch for Santa in your neighborhood as he rides along with District 8 firefighters this December. The jolly old elf and his helpers will be traveling on a SCFD8 fire engine, passing out candy canes, and sharing holiday wishes. For a complete schedule of when they will be in your area click on Santa visiting the Moran Prairie, Hangman Valley 2013 and Santa visiting the Ponderosa, Valleyford, Painted Hills, Bella Vista, Saltese 2013.
How do we know if we are being successful in implementing performance measures, the strategic plan, and delivering effective and efficient services? FireStat is a process that requires review of performance measures and stratgic plan projects. It will provide an opportuity for us to assess progress on strategic projects and if necessary, redirect our effort.
Look for the FireStat link on the this homepage to track our progress.
Spokane County Fire District 8 provides a full range of services including fire suppression, emergency medical services, fire prevention and investigation, and associated support and maintenance services to 20,206 citizens in a 110 square mile area in south Spokane County. SCFD8 responded to 1,492 incidents in 2012 from four strategically located stations. Each station is staffed twenty-four hours a day with a combination of career, temporary hourly, resident, and volunteer personnel.
Spokane County Fire District 8 operates under the State of Washington laws and codes that govern fire departments and is under the direction of a three person Board of Fire Commissioners.
Customer Satisfaction Survey:
We are constantly seeking ways to improve our service to our customers. If SCFD8 has responded to an emergency for you or a family member, please take a few minutes to complete our Customer Satisfaction Survey. We welcome your feedback and comments.
Spokane County Outdoor Burning Regulations
Burning responsibly is the best way to prevent unwanted wildfires and thousands of dollars in suppression costs. Escaped debris burns are a leading cause of wildfires in the state of Washington.
Burning to dispose of natural vegetation from improved residential property is not an option in most areas of Spokane County. Find out what Spokane County Outdoor Burning Regulations are in your area.
SCFD8′s Full-time Firefighters, Firefighter Paramedics, and Firefighter Maintenance Technician are represented by IAFF Local 3711