Tag Archives: Central Mason Fire & EMS

Citizens Recognized for Saving Allyn Man

Three Allyn residents were recognized Tuesday for their actions in April that saved the life of a neighbor.

On April 26th, Roger and Sunni Ward were walking on Soderberg Road in Lakeland Village about 8:30 PM and saw Robert Topness fall backwards and hit his head. They rushed to his aid and called 9-1-1. A third person, Miranda Thygesen, was driving by and stopped to help as well. The three determined Topness was not breathing and didn’t have a pulse so they began CPR as Central Mason Fire & EMS was en route.

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Central Mason Annual Banquet Awards Night

Central Mason Fire & EMS held its annual banquet on Saturday March 17th at the Shelton Yacht Club. Several members were honored during the banquet for achievements during 2017.

Debbie Gau, Bjorn Vandijk, Don Entus, Greg Yates, Norma and Dan Brock

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First Responders Create Tree for Fantasy Forest

Firefighters from Mason County designed and created a Christmas Tree for the 23rd Annual Mason General Hospital Foundation’s Fantasy Forest. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC spoke with Firefighter/Paramedic Don Entus, one of the designers, Thursday after the “First Responder Tree” was set up at Alderbrook Resort and Spa in Union.

The Foundation’s Holiday celebration is the fundraiser that supports the purchase of medical and healthcare related equipment for Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics. Other trees on the auction block this year have themes including Seahawks, bird houses and a dream catcher.

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Brush Fire Between Phillips Lake & Timberlakes

Firefighters responded to a brush fire between Phillips Lake and Timberlakes Monday night. The three-acre fire was first reported around 10 PM. Crews from Central Mason Fire & EMS, Mason County Fire District 3 and 11, and the State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) contained the fire overnight. However, smoke is still visible in the area. At last report, crews were still on scene mopping up.

This is the second brush fire in the area in as many days. Sunday, firefighters from Central Mason and Fire Districts 4 and 11 extinguished a brush fire behind the Fred Meyer store on Wallace Kneeland Boulevard in Shelton.

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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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