West Pierce Fire & Rescue protects approximately 31 square miles, proudly serving the citizens of Lakewood and University Place. It is a fire district funded separately from the cities. We provide numerous services to our community including fire suppression, emergency medicine and transport, technical rescue, hazardous incidents, fire prevention, inspections and fire and life safety education.

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City of Lakewood
City of University Place
Clover Park Schools
University Place Schools
West Pierce CERT
South Sound 911

West Pierce Fire & Rescue at the U.S. Open
On June 15, 2015, Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place will welcome the U.S. Open to the Pacific Northwest for the first time in history. West Pierce Fire & Rescue is dedicated to not only the safety and protection of our citizens, but those visiting for this momentous event.

During the U.S. Open, there will be no interruption to day-to-day operations or staffing within the fire district. Station crews will continue to run 911 calls outside the Chambers Bay properties. Additional staffing will be dedicated to Chambers Bay for the duration of the championship. One fire engine and two medic units will remain at Chambers Bay for the week, while additional West Pierce Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics will use gators, golf carts, and bicycles to provide rapid access to those needing assistance. MultiCare Health System will have also have multiple, staffed medical tents for those who may need assistance. West Pierce will transport any patients requiring evaluation at local hospitals.

For more information on the U.S. Open, please visit Chambers Bay's website.
West Pierce Fire & Rescue's 2014 Annual Report
Our 2014 Annual Report is now available.

2014 Annual Report
Annual Fire & Police Open House
Come and join us during the Annual Duck Daze Celebration for our Fire & Police Open House on Saturday, June 6th from 10 am to 2 pm

After starting your day with the festive and fun Duck Parade make your way to the fire station on Drexler Drive for:
  • Fire trucks, fire engines and firefighters
  • Pierce County Sheriff's Special Units
  • Helmet & LIfe Jacket Sale/Fitting
  • Refreshments



FREE Smoke Alarm Program
Read this flyer for more information about West Pierce Fire & Rescue's Free Smoke Alarm Program