Clallam County Fire District 3 considering levy lid lift

  • Source: Sequim Gazette
  • Published: 02/07/2018 02:29 AM

For two consecutive years, Clallam County Fire District 3’s call load has risen above 7,000 and thousands more than a few years prior. In 2017, the Sequim-area had 7,224 emergency calls with about 86-percent, or 6,187 of those Emergency Medical Service-related, or EMS, reports Fire Chief Ben Andrews. While slightly down from 2016 (7,336 emergency calls), Sequim has seen its response load increase annually since 2008 when it received 5,115 emergency calls. In a consultant study paid for by the fire district, it revealed that in 2015, 88 percent of the district’s calls were for basic and advanced life support calls with about 92 percent of those coming from within the City of Sequim.


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