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/EMTChase Johnson, FF/EMTSpencer Baumgartner, FF/EMT
Tony Ramirez, Firefighter VolunteerGabe Baez, FFFC/EMT Volunteer
Erik Ingraham, FF/EMT VolunteerTroy Smith, FF/EMT VolunteerDevon Lopes, FF/EMT VolunteerDominique Hester, FF/EMT Volunteer
Hannah Barlow, EMT VolunteerJamie Barros, Firefighter VolunteerSara Benson, EMT Volunteer
Skyler Singleton, Firefighter VolunteerAshley Bryant, Firefighter VolunteerAmy Greene Firefighter VolunteerGabriel Dorrough, FF/ EMT Volunteer
Brady Bolin, FF Recruit, VolunteerTaylor Rock, Firefighter VolunteerCody Tupen, FF Recruit VolunteerDavid Gnatyuk, FF Recruit, Volunteer
Austin Orwig, Firefighter VolunteerNoah Keith, Firefighter VolunteerBeau VanFossen, Firefighter VolunteerStelios Kousettis, EMT Volunteer
Alanna Smiley, EMT VolunteerAnatole Losa, EMT VolunteerAdam Weissmiller, Firefighter VolunteerRyan Cortese, FF Recruit Volunteer
Alex Flinn, EMT Recruit VolunteerBethany Kraft, FF Recruit VolunteerBradley Gilbert, FF Recruit VolunteerColton Schmidt, FF Volunteer
Maxwell Thompson, EMT Volunteer
Fire Suppression Support Services
Jon Cox, VolunteerMelvin Low, VolunteerKaren Rollman, Volunteer


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