Whatcom County Fire District 14

Commissioner's Meetings

There will be a special commissioner's meeting 8/21 at 5pm at the Kendall Fire Station to discuss financing our building project. 

The next Commissioner's Meeting will be at 5pm on August 13, at the Kendall Fire Station

Meeting Minutes

CPR Classes

The next CPR class will be Thursday, August 8 at 6pm, at the Sumas Fire Station

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Call Volume

Calls to date (8/20/19): 908

Total Calls 2018: 1489

 Nearly  80% of our calls are medical emergencies. The remaining calls are a  mixture of structure fires, vehicle accidents, illegal burns, and a variety of other incidents 

Outdoor Burning


 The Whatcom County burn ban is at STAGE I.

All Whatcom County is restricted to RECREATIONAL FIRES ONLY.

Recreational fire requirements:

  • Up to 3 feet by 3 feet of seasoned firewood or charcoal only
  • Must have enclosure 16 inches high, made of steel or masonry/rockery
  • 25 feet from structures, timber, and combustible material
  • 15 feet of overhead clearance required
  • Garden hose or (2) 5-gallon buckets of water at fire
  • Hand tools required onsite
  • Allowed after dark if attended until fire is out cold
  • No burning when winds exceed 7 MPH

Get Involved

Volunteer Fire

Looking to volunteer? 


Minimum Requirements for Volunteers:

  • 18 years old
  • Pass a medical exam, including a drug test
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Have a valid WA State driver's license
  • Have a good driving record
  • High School diploma, or equivalent
  • Live in the fire district

Volunteering Info