Social Media Policy

The Bainbridge Island Fire Department, ( is a municipal corporation of the State of Washington that protects life and property and provides fire protection and emergency medical services to its citizens. This site is intended to serve as a mechanism for communication between the public and the District on topics related to the District's purpose of providing fire protection services, emergency medical services and protecting life and property. 
All information and materials generated by the District and provided on District Social Media pages are the property of the District. The District retains copyright on all text, graphic images and other content that was produced by the District and found on the pages. You may print copies of information and material for your own non-commercial use, provided that you retain the copyright symbol or other such proprietary notice intact on any copyrighted materials you copy. Please include a credit line reading: "Credit: Bainbridge Island Fire Department" or "Courtesy of Bainbridge Island Fire Department". The District is not responsible for the content that appears on outside links and provides links as a convenience only. 
Commercial use of text, District logos, photos and other graphics are prohibited without the express written permission of the District. Use of the District logo is prohibited for any nongovernmental purpose. Any person reproducing or redistributing a third party copyright must adhere to the terms and conditions of the third party copyright holder. If you are a copyright holder and you feel that the District did not use an appropriate credit line please notify the District Social Media Administrator with detailed information about the circumstances,so that the copyright information can be added or the material in question can be removed.