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
Gabriel Dorrough, FF/ EMT Cody North, FF/EMTRene Remund, FF/EMTTony Ramirez, Firefighter Volunteer
Gabe Baez, FFFC/EMT VolunteerErik Ingraham, FF/EMT VolunteerTroy Smith, FF/EMT Volunteer
Devon Lopes, Firefighter VolunteerDominique Hester, FF/EMT VolunteerSara Benson, EMT VolunteerSkyler Singleton, Firefighter Volunteer
Ashley Bryant, Firefighter VolunteerAmy Greene Firefighter VolunteerBrady Bolin, Firefighter VolunteerTaylor Rock, Firefighter Volunteer
Austin Orwig, Firefighter Volunteer/EMTCody Tupen, Firefightert VolunteerDavid Gnatyuk, Firefighter VolunteerBeau VanFossen, Firefighter Volunteer
Alanna Smiley, EMT VolunteerAnatole Losa, EMT VolunteerAdam Weissmiller, Firefighter VolunteerRyan Cortese, Firefighter Volunteer
Maxwell Thompson, EMT VolunteerBradley Gilbert, Firefighter VolunteerBrittany Ruiz, Firefighter VolunteerJoel Herron, FF Recruit Volunteer
Daniel Moerman, FF Recruit VolunteerTimothy Kruse, EMT Recruit VolunteerJonathan Grimm, EMT Recruit VolunteerDesiree Bernard, FF Recruit Volunteer
Fire Suppression Support Services
Jon Cox, VolunteerMelvin Low, VolunteerKaren Rollman, VolunteerGeorge Albertson, Chaplain Volunteer


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