Fire Department

Mailing and Physical Address: 325 Metcalf Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284
Phone 360-855-2252
Fax (360) 855-0196

Important Notices

**NEXT TEST IS TO BE DETERMINED** (if enough candidates apply)
To apply to be a Volunteer Firefighter click HERE!

General Information

The Sedro-Woolley Fire Department was formed by 25 volunteers in 1921. SWFD currently has over 30 active Volunteer members, One (1) paid Fire Chief, Two (2) paid Assistant Fire Chiefs (Training & EMS/Operations), and Eight (8) paid Firefighter/Paramedics.
VOLUNTEER PROGRAM: If you're interested in becoming a Volunteer Firefighter and learning more about what we do, feel free to to give us a call for more information, check our Employment page to see if there are any openings, and fill out an application. If we are not currently hiring Volunteers and you wish to be placed on our waiting list to be notified of our next test date, feel free to fill out an application or give us a call.

RESIDENT PROGRAM: The Resident Program is where staff can live at the Fire Station in exchange for duty hours. Men and women both live at the station seven days a week, and are on duty for two of those days. Duty staff are required to respond to all calls and complete duty tasks. The tasks typically include cleaning the living quarters, doing inventory and maintenance of the fire engines.

AMBULANCE SERVICE FEES: The ambulance service fees authorized under SWMC8.40.120 and updated by Resolution 1086-22, are hereby established as follows:

Effective Jan 1, 2024
Level of Service Resident* Non-Resident
BLS – Non-Emergency $750.22 $1045.39
BLS Emergency $842.46 $1430.34
ALS 1 Non-Emergency $1008.50 $1430.34
ALS 1 Emergency $1076.14 $1436.49
ALS 2 $1211.43 $1512.74
Mileage $19.68 $22.14
*Resident Rate applies to all residents of Skagit County.

INCIDENT STATISTICS: If you would like to see our latest compilation of incident statistics, click here

PRIVACY PRACTICES: The City of Sedro-Woolley Fire Department is committed to protecting your personal health information. We are required by law to maintain the privacy of health information that could reasonably be used to identify you, known as “protected health information” or “PHI.” We are also required by law to provide you with a detailed Notice of Privacy Practices (“Notice”) explaining our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your PHI. We respect your privacy, and treat all healthcare information about our patients with care under strict policies of confidentiality that our staff is committed to following at all times. PLEASE READ THE DETAILED NOTICE. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT IT, PLEASE CONTACT The City of Sedro-Woolley Fire Department Compliance officer at 360-855-2252 or by email.

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