The East Olympia Fire District #6 Operations Division is directed by the Assistant Chief/Operations who manages the emergency response system of the department which protects the life and property of the citizens of East Olympia. This division performs the duties of emergency response readiness, pre-fire planning, public education, and fire prevention including fire safety inspections.

The Operations Division is comprised of a combination of 45 uniformed career and volunteer firefighter/EMTs and 5 fire stations. Daily Operations consist of structural firefighting, wildland firefighting, emergency medical response including motor vehicle accidents, and low angle rescue. The District responds to approximately 950 emergency incidents per year.

Additionally, the Operations Chief is responsible for overseeing fleet maintenance which is performed by a highly skilled on-duty mechanic. The mechanic maintains a fleet of 6 fire engines, 5 water tenders, 2 aid units, an Air Unit, and 6 support vehicles. Facility and ground maintenance are also performed by this division.

Mutual aid and automatic aid response agreements exist with fire departments throughout Thurston County.

Firefighter and EMT of the year

“Firefighter of the Year”
Andrew Mills, Firefighter/EMT

“EMT of the Year”
Hannah Barlow, EMT

Our Dedicated Team

Fire MechanicCaptain
Ryan Rohaly, Fire MechanicCapt. John Ostergard, FF/FR Volunteer
Charles Jones, LieutenantMarc Mueller, Lieutenant Shane Schow, LieutenantJerry Smiley, Lieutenant
Matthew Richardson, FF/EMTMaria Kennedy, FF/EMTAndrew Mills, FF/EMTAaron MacLean, FF/EMT
Gregory Greene, FF/EMTJeff Brown, FF/EMTJohn Carlson, FF/EMTDale Maxwell, FF/EMT
Chase Johnson, FF/EMT, FF/EMT, FF/EMTTony Ramirez, Firefighter Volunteer
Gabe Baez, FFFC/EMT VolunteerErik Ingraham, FF/EMT VolunteerTroy Smith, FF/EMT VolunteerDevon Lopes, FF/EMT Volunteer
Braeden Simon, Firefighter VolunteerDominique Hester, FF/EMT VolunteerHannah Barlow, EMT VolunteerSara Benson, EMT Volunteer
Jennifer Ducummon, FF/EMT, VolunteerNikki Simson, Firefighter VolunteerJamie Barros, Firefighter VolunteerSkyler Singleton, Firefighter Volunteer
Gabriel Dorrough, EMT VolunteerRyan Kimminau, FF Recruit VolunteerAmy Greene Firefighter VolunteerJonathan Paynter, Firefighter Volunteer
Titus Day, Firefighter VolunteerTaylor Rock, Firefighter VolunteerCody Tupen, FF Recruit VolunteerAshley Bryant, Firefighter Volunteer
Thomas Dietrich, Firefighter VolunteerAustin Orwig, Firefighter VolunteerNoah Keith, Firefighter VolunteerBrady Bolin, FF Recruit, Volunteer
Anatole Losa, EMT Recruit VolunteerAshley Caines, EMT Recruit, VolunteerAlex Osborn, FF Recruit VolunteerDavid Gnatyuk, FF Recruit, Volunteer
Alanna Smiley, EMT Recruit, VolunteerStephen Hubbard, FF/EMT VolunteerJeffrey Wells, FF/EMT VolunteerKenneth Davies, FF/EMT Volunteer
Adam Weissmiller, Firefighter Volunteer
Fire Suppression Support Services
Jon Cox, VolunteerMelvin Low, Volunteer


P.O. Box 578
East Olympia, WA 98540
360-491-5533 (phone)
360-459-3873 (fax)