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Jefferson County Fire Protection District No. 2

Authority and History

Jefferson County Fire Protection District No. 2 is recognized by the State of Washington under Title 52 RCW for the provision of fire prevention services, fire suppression services, emergency medical services, and for the protection of life and property within its legal boundaries.

Fire District 2 Patch - old style

Fire protection services were first organized in 1954 as the Quilcene Volunteer Fire Department.

Jefferson County Fire Protection District No. 2 was officially formed November 17, 1958 by Resolution C-381 of the County Board following an election by area residents.

The fire protection district is a special purpose district and operates as a municipal corporation under the laws of the State of Washington. The district has the authority to levy special taxes and is governed by a three-member Board of Fire Commissioners. 

Bob Wilson Station 21

Fire Chief Bob Wilson
Chief Bob WIlson

Bob Wilson became the first full-time paid Chief of the district in 1999. Bob began volunteer service with the Quilcene Volunteer Fire Department (QVFD) in 1985 and was appointed Fire Chief in a part-time capacity. Following his untimely death from cancer in 2009, the Quilcene Fire Station was renamed Bob Wilson Station 21 .



Quilcene Fire Rescue

The district adopted the name Quilcene Fire Rescue as well as the current QFR logo in 2015.

Map of the District