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 4 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 2020- Taylor Rock, Firefighter/EMT

EMT of the Year 2020 – Kaylee Towers, Firefighter/EMT

Leadership Award 2020

Spencer Pierce, Firefighter/EMT

Our Dedicated Team

Charles Jones, LieutenantMarc Mueller, Lieutenant Shane Schow, LieutenantJerry Smiley, Lieutenant
Matthew Richardson, FF/EMTAndrew Mills, FF/EMTAustin Orwig FF/EMT
Gregory Greene, FF/EMTSpencer Baumgartner, FF/EMTSpencer Pierce, FF/EMTDavid Gnatyuk, FF/EMT
Taylor Rock, FF/EMT VolunteerTony Ramirez, Firefighter Volunteer
Gabe Baez, FFFC/EMT VolunteerTroy Smith, FF/EMT VolunteerDominique Hester, FF/EMT VolunteerSkyler Singleton, FF/EMT Volunteer
Sara Benson, EMT VolunteerAmy Greene Firefighter VolunteerBrady Bolin, FF/EMT VolunteerAlanna Smiley, FF/EMT Volunteer
Anatole Losa, FF/EMT VolunteerBradley Gilbert, FF/EMT VolunteerTimothy Kruse, FF/EMT VolunteerKeith Nelson, FF/EMT Volunteer
Desiree Bernard, EMT VolunteerOscar Hernandez, FF/EMT VolunteerStephanie Conesa, Firefighter VolunteerBrandt Brecto, FF/EMT Volunteer
Nathan Saline, FF/EMT VolunteerKaylee Towers, FF/EMT VolunteerKylan Haggin, Firefighter VolunteerHarry Tiffany, EMT Recruit
Ian Souza, EMT RecruitTyler Thomas, Volunteer FF Easton Hargrave, Volunteer FFSamuel Skinner, FF/EMT Volunteer
Edgar Salazar, Volunteer FF RecruitNichole Fesenbek, Volunteer FFEric Wright, Volunteer FF RecruitJoseph Undem, Volunteer FF
Joshua Smith, FF/EMT VolunteerNicholas Kelley, FF/EMT Volunteer
Ryan Rohaly, Fire Mechanic
Jon Cox, VolunteerMelvin Low, VolunteerMichael Turcott, VolunteerBruce Sanders, Chaplain Volunteer


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