The Bainbridge Island Fire Department is seeking lateral applicants for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic. Learn more
Many of our residents live in heavily forested areas of Bainbridge Island. Dry summer weather and lack of rainfall bring danger from wildfire to those homes that are in close proximity to trees, brush, or hillsides. Evaluate the risk of losing your home to wildfire before it strikes, and take appropriate steps to protect your home and family. Learn more
The Board of Commissioners of the Bainbridge Island Fire Department will hold a regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, May 12, 2022, beginning at 4:30 pm. This meeting will be held in person at Station 21, 8895 Madison Avenue NE. Please note: COVID-19 screening and masks are required for ALL meeting attendees due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Members of the public who wish to listen to the meeting may do so by clicking the following link: Time: 4:30 PM, Thursday, May 12: https://tinyurl.com/BIFDBOC05122022
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LOW: When the fire danger is "low" it means that fuels do not ignite easily from small embers, but a more intense heat source, such as lightning, may start fires in duff or dry rotten wood. Fires in open, dry grasslands may burn easily a few hours after a rain, but most wood fires will spread slowly, creeping or smoldering. Control of fires is generally easy.