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Proudly Serving the communities of:
  Getchell, Sisco
Heights and Lake Cassidy Area



Smart911 allows the public to create a FREE Safety Profile with their phone numbers and enter their address, medical, disability and other information they want 9-1-1 to have. Approximately 75 percent of all 9-1-1 calls are made from wireless phones that only provide the general location of the caller, not an exact address. Smart911 is able to share important information with responders even if the caller cannot. Whether you live, work or travel in Snohomish County we encourage the public to consider creating a security profile.

To sign up, click on the following linkSmart 911


· What is Smart911 and how does it work?

  • Smart911 is a service used by SNOPAC that allows residents to create a free Safety Profile and enter their address and vital information which may include medical information, gate codes or other details so that when they call 9-1-1, that information can be shared with call takers and emergency responders.  

· Is the Information Secure?

  •  Smart911 stores information on secure servers and encrypts information entered by the public.  A safety profile can never be viewed by emergency responders or 911 except when a call is placed to 911, and then that information is only shared for a short time.

· Does the safety profile only work in an area served by SNOPAC?

  • No the profile is made available to any 911 center using Smart911, but only when a registered device calls 911.  Already in use in 1,000 communities including areas of King County, the system is growing in popularity.  If you on vacation or traveling in an area using Smart911, having a safety profile is a great idea.

· Why are you implementing this now?

  • National Night Out is an opportunity for the public to interact with the emergency responders and we felt it was a great opportunity to officially launch Smart911 in Snohomish County.  We will have materials distributed at a variety of events in the county encouraging the public to create a safety profile.

· What other communities have implemented this program and how has it worked for them?

  • Smart911 is in use in more than 1,000 communities including areas of King County.

 · How long does it take someone to create a Safety Profile with Smart911?

  • Depending on how much information you wish to provide, it can take as little as 10 minutes to create your Profile.  Visit smart911.com to sign up.

· Can more than one family member be registered from one phone?

  • Yes. A Profile can contain many family members tied to a single phone number or multiple phone numbers and addresses. A profile can include pictures and information.

· Will this system speed up response times?

  • Smart911 provides 911 centers and emergency responders with additional information which can help to enhance the effectiveness of an emergency response.

· How often does this system need to be updated?

  • You can update your information as often as there are changes, but you must verify your information at least every six months.  Smart911 prompts users to update their profile using email and text reminders.  Emergency responders want to ensure that people’s Profiles are always up-to-date.   

· Does the public have to create a safety profile?

  • No, participation is completely optional and voluntary. 


Burn Ban Notice


This restriction bans outdoor burning.


Burn Ban Status  
Carbon Monoxide *New*

What is carbon monoxide?

  • CO, often called "the silent killer," is a gas you cannot see, taste, or smell. It can be created when fossil fuels, such as kerosene, gasoline, coal, natural gas, propane, methane or wood do not burn properly.

Where does carbon monoxide come from? 

  • CO poisoning can result from faulty furnaces or other heating appliances, portable generators, water heaters, clothes dryers or cars left running in garages.

What are the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning? 

  • Symptoms of CO poisoning include headache, nausea and drowsiness. Exposure to undetected high levels of carbon monoxide can be fatal.

For more information on the dangers of CO poisoning, visit the FEMA website HERE.

Understand the new Washington State laws regarding carbon monoxide alarms.  Requires Adobe Reader available as a free download HERE.

CPR/First Aid Class


The Fire District offers a free CPR and First Aid class held at Station 68 the second Saturday of each month.

Click HERE for more info.

Fire Prevention

Facts About Cooking Fires

  • Cooking is the leading cause of residential building fires and residential building fire injuries.
  • Between 2008-2010, cooking accounted for 45 percent of residential building fires responded to by fire departments.
  • Ninety-four percent of residential cooking fires are confined fires that result in little or no loss.
  • Males face a disproportionate risk of cooking fire injury relative to the amount of cooking they do.
  • Young children and older adults face a higher risk of death from cooking fires than do other age groups.
  • Young children are at high risk from non-fire cooking-related burns.
  • Unattended cooking is the leading factor contributing to cooking fires.
  • Many other cooking fires begin because combustibles are too close to cooking heat sources.
  • Frying is the cooking method posing the highest risk.
  • More than half of the home cooking injuries occur when people try to fight the fire themselves.
  • Educational effectiveness may be enhanced by linking burn prevention and fire prevention.
  • Technology may be the best long-term solution to dealing with the cooking fire problem.

For more information on the mitigation of cooking fires, go HERE.

Free Smoke Alarms

We are pleased to offer free smoke detectors to the residents we serve. If you are in need of a smoke detector, please do not hesitate to contact us.


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Snohomish County Fire District 22
8424 99th Ave NE
Arlington, Wa 98223
Non-Emergency: 360-659-6400
Emergency: 911
Fax: 360-659-1129