Community Education - Fire District #6 Offered Programs
Contact Headquarters Station 61 at (360) 491-5533 during regular business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to obtain more information on any of these program, to schedule a class, or schedule a home inspection.
"Behind the Fireline" - District Newsletter
Spring 2013 - "Behind the Fireline" - Spring 2013
Winter 2012 - "Behind the Fireline" - Winter 2012
Disaster Preparedness Training "Map Your Neighborhood"
In a disaster your most immediate source of help is the neighbors living around you. "Map Your Neighborhood" is a program designed to help neighborhoods prepare for disasters. If you would like more information on "Map Your Neighborhood", please contact Vivian Eason at (360) 786-5243 or email email@example.com.
Emergency Preparedness Checklist
Five days of emergency supplies is recommended for inclusion in your basic emergency supply kit. Download your basic preparedness checklist here
Fire District #6 offers FREE CPR training on the last Saturday of each month. Additionally, for large groups we will bring the training to your home or neighborhood, or you may hold the training at Station 61.
Hands-On Fire Extinguisher Training
Fire District #6 will provide a free, hands-on group fire extinguisher training in your neighborhood. This training is designed for all ages and will provide actual hands-on discharge of a fire extinguisher on a real fire.
Fire District #6 will provide properly sized and fitted bicycle safety helmets to community members ages 2-18 years, utilizing the nationally recognized Safe Kids helmet program. All helmets procured by Fire District #6 are CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) approved or recommended.
Who may receive a free fitted helmet?
Juvenile community members age 2-18 are eligible to receive a free fitted helmet. Children under age 10 should have a parent present so that helmet information can be passed on to the parent. Safe Kids recommended fitting procedures along with the Helmet Fit Checklist will be utilized during the fitting process, and all helmet recipients or parents will receive a copy of the Helmet Fit Checklist and How Children See Traffic handout.
How do I obtain a free fitted helmet?
You may stop by Headquarters Station 61 located at 8047 Normandy Street SE, or Station 64 located at 9530 Old Hwy 99 during normal business hours to obtain a bicycle safety helmet.
In an effort to continue to provide the best service possible to the community, East Olympia Fire District #6 is launching a new Voluntary Home Safety Inspection Program. The program is strictly voluntary, but if you do participate there are many benefits for you and your family. (Click here to download your Home Inspection Checklist)
Other Important Links
Thurston County Emergency Management www.co.thurston.wa.us/em/index.htm
Newborn Child Abandonment www.dshs.wa.gov/ca/safety/sfAbandon.asp?1
Safeplace for Newborns www.safeplacefornewborns.org
Child Car Seats www.800bucklup.org