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* 1. Have you ever had first-hand experience with North Whidbey Fire & Rescue (NWFR) such as a house call, vehicle accident, or community support?

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* 2. Did you know that the Oak Harbor Fire Department only provides services within the city limits of Oak Harbor and that North Whidbey Fire & Rescue (NWFR) provides services to all unincorporated areas of North Whidbey Island (except NAS Whidbey)?

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* 3. Should NWFR realign its 7 fire stations to provide comparable station coverage of other fire districts in ISLAND COUNTY?  (South - 6 / Central - 3 / Camano - 4)

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* 4. The ONLY full-time-staffed Fire Station (#25 on Heller Road) does not meet NWFR needs (i.e., it is located within the Oak Harbor City limits and does not have adequate space for crew quarters and equipment storage.)  Should NWFR consider replacing it?

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* 5. Using the information on charts provided to you, do NWFR's current response times meet your expectations for fire and emergency services?

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* 6. Should NWFR hire more paid firefighters to accommodate the shortage of volunteer firefighters?

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* 7. Should NWFR return to two staffed fire stations (instead of one) ?

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* 8. Are you willing to increase NWFR funding to improve response times and potentially improve your fire insurance rating?

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* 9. Should NWFR expand Citizen Training to include other programs such as Wildfire Awareness & Prevention and Earthquake Preparedness?

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* 10. Should NWFR expand Citizen Safety to include additional programs such as In- House-Safety Assessments or Fall Protection?

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* 11. For more information and to request a FACT SHEET:  
contact Chief Chris Swiger at www.nwfr.org

chiefswiger@nwfr.org     
360.675.1131 / 360.544.8304       
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