To provide the best possible emergency service to the community in a timely, professional, and cost effective manner for the preservation of life.
To promote a philosophy which values the employee contribution and teamwork through effective training. To instill good morals and trust in each other.
Do what is right!
Be the best you can be!
Treat others as you would like to be treated!
The Whatcom Fire District 18 is located at the southern end of Lake Whatcom and is bordered to the south and west by Skagit County. The department has two stations.
Fire station 25 is located at 3250 South Bay Drive and is on Lake Whatcom. This station houses our tender, rescue boat, and an initial attack rig. We also have a fully equipped weight room for volunteer firefighters.
Fire Station 26 is located at 431 Cain Lake Dr. This station houses the fire engine and ambulance. This station is also the location of the main office. Weekly classroom trainings and monthly commissioner’s meetings are held upstairs.
We currently have a part-time paid fire chief, 18 volunteer firefighter/EMTs, several EMS only crew members. The volunteers respond whenever an emergency is imminent. The fire station is manned part-time. The station phone number is 360-595-0130. Chief Crowe can be reached at 360-815-7483 when the station is not occupied.
For more information about the Fire Department’s role in district 18, read a copy of our annual report.