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Tri-District Fire Commissioners Meet Monday

The commissioners from Mason County Fire District 6 and 11, and Central Mason Fire & EMS are meeting as the Tri-District Fire Commission Monday at 6:30 PM. The commissioners are meeting at Fire District 11’s station, 130 E. Island Lake Road in Shelton. The purpose of the meeting to review and get updates on the collaborative services agreement signed by the three fire districts last year.

This meeting is considered a special meeting for each commission and follows Fire District 11’s regular commission meeting.

Firefighters Train in Bayshore

Firefighters from Central Mason Fire & EMS, Mason County Fire District 6 (Union Fire Department) and Mason County Fire District 11 participated in live fire training Saturday at a house next to the former Bayshore Golf Course. Tim McKern, Central Mason Fire & EMS Chief, explained the purpose of the training for MasonWebTV Powered by HCC.

To provide water for this training, firefighters ran hoses from a hydrant on the west side of Highway 3 between John’s Creek and John’s Prairie Road to the house at 2480 State Route 3, which is more than 900 feet.

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Live Fire Training Saturday in Bayshore

Central Mason Fire & EMS will have a training burn Saturday, April 22, 2017. Firefighters will be lighting an old building on fire around 9:30 am. The donated building is the old Bayshore Golf Course groundskeeper housing located at 3480 State Route 3. The building is derelict and needs to be razed.

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Fire Sends One to Hospital

A structure fire in Shelton sent one person to the hospital Friday morning. Firefighters from Central Mason Fire & EMS responded to the 400 block of Henry Street about 5:45 AM. The injured individual was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

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Fire Districts Begin Series of Pre-Incident Planning

Firefighters touring the Little Creek Casino

Firefighters from Mason District #4, #11, Central Mason Fire & EMS, and Griffin Fire District began their 2017 series of pre-incident plans review at the Squaxin Island / Little Creek Propane Farm on State Route 108.

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Structure Fire on Libby Road

Central Mason Fire & EMS responded to a fully involved structure fire off Libby Road Monday night. According to a news release, the call came in at 8:45 PM. Upon arrival, the first crews found a single family structure fully involved. Firefighters decided their best plan of action was to protect the near by garage and make an offensive exterior attack on the house. Once power was cut, crews were able to enter the structure and do a full search of the residence. No one was home at the time of the fire.

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Central Mason, Fire Districts 6 & 11 Sign Collaborative Services Agreement

scan_20161103-12The Commissioners from Central Mason Fire & EMS, Mason County Fire District 6 and Mason County Fire District 11 signed a collaborative services agreement Thursday night. Under this agreement, Fire District 6 (which serves the Union area) and Fire District 11 (which serves the Island Lake area) will still operate their departments as they have in the past but are now members of Central Mason Fire & EMS.

The agreement also establishes a Joint Executive Committee consisting of each Fire Department’s Chief (Tim McKern from Central Mason; Barndon Searles from District 11; and Clint Volk from District 6) and Central Mason’s Deputy Chief Mike Patti.

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Agate Area Mill Destroyed by Fire

103116-agate-rd-mill-fireA lumber mill in the 6400 block of Agate Road was destroyed by fire Monday morning. Central Mason Fire & EMS received the call at 8:05 AM. Initial reports say a piece of wood caught fire after getting stuck while being milled. A hydraulic hose then burst and the hydraulic fluid ignited spreading to the rest of the milling facility.

The mill’s manufacturing facility was fully involved when fire crews arrived. Firefighters kept the fire from spreading to adjacent structures that included a warehouse full of cedar and a residence/office, two large propane tanks, and finished lumber products on the site.

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Official News Release: Fatality Fire in Downtown Shelton:

The following is the official news release from Central Mason Fire & EMS on Monday’s fatal fire in Shelton:

central mason fire & EMSOn Monday, October 5 2015 at 7:01 pm Central Mason Fire & EMS responded to a two story residential structure fire. The fire started in the kitchen and extended into the second floor living space.

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