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. Continue reading Firefighters Train 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. Continue reading Live Fire Training Saturday in Bayshore→
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. Continue reading Fire Sends One to Hospital→
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. Continue reading Structure Fire on Libby Road→
The 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 Boards of Commissioners of Mason County Fire District #6 (Union), Mason County Fire District #11 (Island Lake), and Central Mason Fire & EMS will be holding a special joint commissioners meeting on Thursday November 3, 2016. The 6 PM meeting is being held at Mason County PUD#3 located at 2621 E Johns Prairie Rd Shelton, WA 98584. Continue reading Fire District Commissions Meeting Thursday→
A 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. Continue reading Agate Area Mill Destroyed by Fire→
Firefighter responded to a structure fire at the corner of South 10th Street and Railroad Avenue in Shelton Monday evening that turned out to be a fatality. According to Central Mason Fire & EMS Chief Tim McKern, the call came in at 5:01 PM and emergency responders were at the two-story house within minutes. Continue reading Fatal Fire in Shelton→