Serving the cities of Yelm, Rainier, and surrounding unincorporated areas.
(360) 458-2799

Welcome to S.E. Thurston Fire Department!

26513200_lS.E. Thurston Fire Authority provides Emergency service to the City of Yelm, Rainier and surrounding unincorporated areas. We serve approximately 33,750 citizens who reside in the surrounding 84 square miles.

It's cold outside! Read our winter safety tips and stay safe out there!

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7788545_l Always Measure the Ice What is a Safe Thickness Assess the Area Visually The Color Wheel The Fresher, the Better Know Proper Rescue Techniques Watch Your Dog! Use the Starlight View the full article here:... [read more...]
15453633_l Hope for the Best, Plan for the Worst Adapt Meals for Cold Conditions Don't Take the Route at Face Value Pack Supportive Gear Layer Smart Know When to Turn Around View the full article here:... [read more...]
11246574_l Plan Your Trip Tell Someone Where You Are Going Know Common Pitfalls Gather Your Gear and Crew Channel Your Inner Weatherman Assess the Situation Get Visible Call for Help Be Prepared to Spend the Night Stay Hydrated... [read more...]
26513200_l With the cold weather upon us, kids and families flock to the mountains, lakes, and (if we're fortunate enough) their own backyards to play. While these cold-time activities are special and fun, there are some practical safety tips to keep... [read more...]