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 3 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 1,200 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.

Our Dedicated Team

Charles Jones, LieutenantMarc Mueller, LieutenantJerry Smiley, LieutenantAustin Orwig, Lieutenant
Matthew Richardson, FF/EMTAndrew Mills, FF/EMTDevin Parvinen, FF/EMTNathan Saline FF/EMT
Skyler Singleton, FF/EMT Spencer Pierce, FF/EMTKaylee Towers, FF/EMT Eric Wright, FF/EMT
Gregory Greene, FF/EMTSpencer Baumgartner, FF/EMT
Gabe Baez, FFFC/EMT VolunteerTroy Smith, FF/EMT VolunteerSara Benson, EMT VolunteerAnatole Losa, FF/EMT Volunteer
Keith Nelson, FF/EMT VolunteerBrady Bolin, FF/EMT VolunteerStephanie Conesa, FF/EMT Volunteer
Kylan Haggin, FF/EMT VolunteerHarry Tiffany, EMT VolunteerIan Souza, EMT VolunteerEdgar Salazar, Firefighter Volunteer
Andrew Dickson, FF/EMT VolunteerJames Hallett, FF/EMT VolunteerMichael Knapp, Firefighter Volunteer
Ryan Rohaly, Fire Mechanic
Michael Turcott, VolunteerRictor Overlie, VolunteerMike Sommers
Bruce Sanders, Chaplain Volunteer


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