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


fire station 1Contact Us

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

For general OFD inquiries please call 360.753.8348 or email fire@ci.olympia.wa.us.

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• Station Locations and Tours 


Ride a Fire Truck to school dayCommunity 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 fire@ci.olympia.wa.us

 

 


Earthquake damage in Olympia Disaster & Emergency Preparedness

Are you prepared for a disaster or emergency that could last up to 72 hours? Are you prepared for a catastrophic event that could last more than 2 weeks? We are here to help with a variety of useful resources. You can even schedule an in-person presentation.

• Get started now on our Preparedness page


live fire trainingFire Training Center

The Mark Noble Regional Fire Training Center is a state-of-the-art facility built upon an 8 acres in Olympia. It features multiple training venues including a six story, Live Fire Training (LFT) Commercial Tower and Washington's only Regional Command Training Center.

• Learn more on our Fire Training Center page


firefighter gearFire Employment

Firefighting is one of the most rewarding jobs on earth and the proudest tradition of Community Service. OFD’s hiring process is governed by City of Olympia Civil Service Rules. The City uses a continuous testing process in partnership with Public Safety Testing.

• Learn more on our Fire Employment page


fire inspectorFire Prevention

Not all fires can be prevented, but a few simple steps can greatly minimize the risk. Get fire prevention and safety information for your home and business, including common hazards, our building inspection program, fireworks regulations, and more.

• Visit our Fire Prevention page