Welcome to Spokane County Fire District 8

Spokane County Fire District 8 provides a full range of services that include fire suppression, emergency medical services, fire prevention, education and investigation, and associated support and maintenance services to our 23,917 citizens in a 110 square mile area in south Spokane County.

SCFD8 members responded to 4,248 calls for service in 2022 from the District's four fire stations located in the Moran, Valleyford, Ponderosa, and Saltese areas. Each station is staffed twenty-four hours a day with a combination of career, part-time, and volunteer personnel.

Spokane County Fire District 8 operates under the State of Washington laws and codes governing fire departments by direction of a three-person Board of Fire Commissioners: Andy Rorie; Lee Boling, and Greg Hesse.


Stategic Plan Development

Spokane County Fire Protection District 8 is seeking RFPs and Statement of Qualifications from persons or firms to contract for services in the creation of the District’s Strategic Plan.  The deadline for submittals is 4:00 pm on May 12, 2023.


Lonnie J. Rash                                                                         
Spokane County Fire Protection District 8                                 
P.O. Box 345                                                   
12100 E. Palouse Hwy
Valleyford, WA  99036-0345

OR Submit electronically to lrash@scfd8.org

SCFD8 Strategic Plan RFP

Lonnie J. Rash, 509.370.9801



Thank You!

We appreciate and are humbled by the support our community has given us during the recent Maintenance and Operations Levy.  The Fire District will continue to do everything in our power to provide efficient, cost-effective and compassionate services.

Thank you again for your support. 

If there is anything we can do better or you have a comment, please give me a call at 509.370.9801

Lonnie Rash
Fire Chief



~ ~ ~ Our Members Celebrating 75 Years of Service to Our Community ~ ~ ~



The next regular
Board of Fire Commissioners
meeting is scheduled for:

April 11, 2023
6:00 p.m.

Station 82
12100 E Palouse Hwy
Valleyford, WA

& via Zoom at


Meeting ID: 371 260 778

BoFC Meeting Agendas and Minutes


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