A 10.38% increase in call volumes for emergency calls may require Snohomish County Fire District 7 to ask voters for a fire levy lift this year. This levy lift wouldn’t affect Mill Creek residents because fire services for the city are provided via a separate contract, which is currently being negotiated.
Snohomish County Fire District 7 fire commissioners recently adopted a resolution authorizing outdoor burning permits within an expanded service area. Many residents living east of Highway 9 may be able to burn yard debris with a valid permit this summer.
In August 2015, Snohomish County Fire District 7 and Lake Stevens Fire partnered to create a Community Resource Paramedic (CRP) program. Now a year and a half later, the results are showing a reduction in non-emergency calls to 911 and improved patient care.
Early on Tuesday morning, January 10th, Fire District 7 crews were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision report on 180th Street SE in Clearview. They found 12 to 15 cars off the road due to icy conditions.
Snohomish County Fire District 7 crews were dispatched to a residential fire near Roosevelt Road southeast of Snohomish with one person trapped inside the home at 4:22 am on Tuesday morning, January 3rd.
At their special December 20, 2016, meeting the Mill Creek City Council voted unanimously to purchase the portion of Fire Station 76 that is not already owned by the city from Snohomish County Fire District 7. It is not clear why this decision was made.