Serving the cities of Yelm, Rainier, and surrounding unincorporated areas.
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Phone Sales - BEWARE

Phone Scam

SE Thurston Fire is NOT working with any business selling ads for color books or promotional items.  For more information, call Joyce Willms, Public Relations for SE Thurston Fire Authority, at 360-790-9129.

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WARNING! Check Your Fire Extinguisher

Everyone wants to be safe, especially in their home. Having a fire extinguisher in your home is a huge step, but you should make sure it will work when you really need it to. Check the label on your extinguisher. Several models made by Kidde have been recalled. For more information on the recall and [...]

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Time to Check Your Batteries!

clock is ticking

Every fall, like clock-work, the time change rushes upon us, bringing with it a reminder to change and test the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. It’s almost daylight saving time. The National Fire Protection Association reports that 71% of smoke alarms which failed to operate had missing, disconnected or dead batteries. Please take [...]

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Have You Updated Your Shots?

health

Flu season is here and there’s a message doctors want adults to keep in mind: vaccines aren’t just for children! Read more here on the KOMO news website.

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Firefighters Hand Out Candy

Halloween

SE Thurston Fire Authority (Yelm & Rainier Fire Department) was out in the city of Yelm to ensure the safety of Trick or Treat on Halloween night. Chief Mark King, Lieutenant Ann Holeman, Firefighter/Public Education Coordinator Tony Brosco, and career and volunteer Firefighters/EMT were out in the community to make sure the children had a [...]

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween

Halloween is almost upon us, and we know what that means… CANDY! It also means costumes, candles, and walking at night. Check out these resources for some quick safety tips to keep in mind when you’re decorating or taking the children around the neighborhood to Trick-or-Treat.   American Association of Pediatricians Halloween Safety Tips SafeKids.org [...]

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Thank you, SE Thurston Fire Authority!

The SE Thurston Fire Authority visited the students at The Phoenix Rising School in Rainier, Washington, to teach them about safety protocols. The people at Create Focus Media caught some video of the visit. Check out the video below!

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Fire Safety - Activities for Kids

Fire Prevention

Looking for some resources on fire safety? We have you covered! Here are a few resources to keep in mind! Mazes and other printables Coloring pages Here are a few safety tips, as well:  

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Music for Mary - 5K Run/Walk

Music for Mary

Come to Rainier’s Wilkowski Park along the Yelm/Tenino Trail for the 2017 Music for Mary 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 23rd! Proceeds benefit the Cystinosis Research Foundation. The 5K starts at 9AM. Registration is $25 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under. Register before September 7th online here. Contact: (360) 359-5171 mhead997@gmail.com

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Fire Prevention Tips

Fire Prevention

Follow these tips for preventing fires around your property! Clear any buildup of pine needles, leaves, and other flammable materials from your roof, gutters, porch, and under your deck. Trim larger trees’ limbs to heights of at least 10 feet. Make sure there is about 5 feet between branches of other large trees. Weed-whack or [...]

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