Fire Department

The mission of the Olympia Fire Department is to Prevent Harm to people and property, Thrive organizationally and personally, and Be Nice whenever we can. Frequently Asked Questions

OFD HeadquartersContact Us

In the case of an emergency dial 9-1-1.

For general OFD inquiries please call 360.753.8348 or email

Station Locations and Tours 

Ride alongs are available for persons 16 and olderCommunity Services

We offer free blood pressure checks for citizens at all four fire stations from 7 am to 9 pm, Monday through Friday.

We offers citizens age sixteen or older the opportunity to observe the fire department at work through the Citizen Ride Along Program. Persons wishing to participate must complete a liability waiver prior to being considered for permission to ride. If you are interested in applying for a ride along please contact 360.753.8348, or

Emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere and are often unexpected. Are you ready to cope on your own for 72 hours or longer in the event of a natural disaster, severe storm, or OTHER emergency? We offer Emergency Preparedness Training; call 360.753.8348 for more information, or use the self help resources on our Disasters and Emergency Information page to get started now.

Live fire training at the MNRFTCFire Training

The Mark Noble Regional Fire Training Center is a world class facility on 8 acres with 9 fire training props including a 6 story, live fire commercial tower.


Become an Olympia FirefighterFire Employment

Learn what a firefighter does, the required testing and the process to become employed by the Olympia Fire Department on our Fire Employment page.


Check your smoke detectors oftenFire Prevention

Get fire prevention and safety information for your home and business, including our Building Inspection Program, Fireworks regulations, and more on our Fire Prevention page.

 Fireworks Ban Information

Other patchesLinks

Find local, regional and national links to additional resources, references and publications on the Fire Service and Fire Safety on our Links page.