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Public Meetings

The Commissioners meet at 5 p.m. on the second and last Thursday of each month at Station 13 located at 18002 108th Ave SE.

Fire District 40 Commissioners are elected officials who represent the concerns and interests of the citizens of the community.

The Commissioners oversee finances, equipment, capital improvements, and general fire department operations.

The Commissioners are always interested in what you have to say, so please feel free to attend the meetings. There is an opportunity at the end of the meeting to ask questions or share your ideas and concerns. The Commissioners can also be reached via US Mail or email.

Fire District 40
18002 108th Ave SE
Renton WA 98055

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FREE CPR Classes

Fire District 40 offers monthly free "Friends and Family" CPR classes at Station 13 (18002 108th Ave SE, Renton, WA 98055). The classes are held every third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. CPR Classes

Instruction includes CPR for adults, children, and infants. No first aid will be taught at this time, but an introduction to Automatic Exernal Defibillator (AED) awareness will be offered. Each class will last approximately two hours with a minimum of eight students and no more than 25 students. Children under the age of 12 should not attend.

A card of completion will be issued at the end of the class. Please note that this class is not designed for healthcare providers.

For more information or to register call 425-430-7104.

Current News

Station 17 Rededication June 22, 2013

Fire District 40 Station 17 Rededication

Fire Station 17 is located at 14810 Petrovitsky Road.

Voters Approve Benefit Charge

Voters overwhelmingly supported the reauthorization of the Fire District #40 Fire Benefit Charge. The continued support of the voters provide the district with a stable funding source to protect citizens and property within the district. The district coverage Fairwood and Lake Desire areas. The original benefit charge was first authorized in 1990 and voters have consistently reauthorized its use in 1995, 2001, 2007 and now in 2013. Read more.

A Note From The Chief Chief Mark Peterson

On behalf of the dedicated men and women who serve you, thank you for the over whelming support to continue the Fire Benefit Charge. We sincerely appreciate your commitment and trust. This support comes with the responsibility to ensure we are being good stewards of your dollars to provide quality ser vice to the community.

I am excited as we prepare to move into the newly remodeled Station 17. For the last year the engine crew has lived in a small cramped apartment while the contractors have worked
on this project. As with any remodel project on a 40-year-old building, challenges and surprises popped up and solutions had to be found. The end result is a building that will continue to ser ve you well into the future. I would like to thank the entire project team for their diligence in completing the improvements on time and within budget.

I look forward to Station 17's Open House on June 22nd. Please plan on attending to meet the commissioners and firefighters who serve you and see the newly remodeled station.

Finally, In this issue we talk about stroke awareness. Please become familiar with the signs and symptoms of a stroke. Remember the earlier the intervention, the greater the possibility less damage will occur.

Sincerely, Chief Mark Peterson
Fire District 40/ Renton Fire Dept.
Emergency Services Administrator

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King County Fire District #40 * 18002 108th Ave SE, Renton WA 98055 * 425-255-0931 * FireDistrict40@gmail.com