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The Key Peninsula voted to renew the existing maintenance and operation levy for KP Fire District 16 in the primary election Aug. 4. The department will continue to receive $800,000 a year from KP … more
Key Peninsula Fire District 16 promoted three firefighters to lieutenant and three lieutenants to captain at a swearing-in ceremony July 28. more
The one thing about the fire service that is a constant is that you never know from day to day what will present. The COVID-19 outbreak has proved that point. The … more
As the Fire District 16 Public Information Officer, I have been asked by community members about plans made by the District to prepare for, and respond to, the … more
After successfully lobbying for a change in state law, KPFD 16 is exploring options to expand healthcare and save money. more
Fifty years ago, in the early morning hours of Feb. 4, 1970, a fire of unprecedented proportions burned through several businesses in Key Center, leaving only ashes and charred rubble in its wake. more
Deaths resulting from sudden … more
KPFD has partnered with the school district to include fire prevention and life safety, … more
Hurricane Dorian did not leave much behind after hitting the Bahamas. Photos courtesy Empact NW Local first responders donate their time and skill when disaster … more
In the days before the election, voters expressed concern to the fire department about paying more permanently, but the public retains control. more
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