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 21,724 citizens in a 110 square mile area in south Spokane County. SCFD8 members responded to 3,090 calls for service in 2018 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, volunteer and resident 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.
Effective July 24, 2019 all outdoor recreational fires and open burning are RESTRICTED until further notice.
Recreational fires and all open burning is prohibited at all times durning this burn restriction period. Please see this notice for information on what types of devices are allowed.
Level 1 - Get Ready to Leave! You should prepare to leave your current location. Conditions could get worse due to the incident type in your area.
Level 2 - Get Set to Leave! You should be prepared to leave at a moment's notice. Dangerous conditions threaten your current location. The incident may be limting the emergency services ability to protect the area. If you or anyone at your location needs extra time, have pets or livestock, you are strongly encouraged to evacuate now.
Level 3 - Go, Leave Immediately! There is an immediate threat to your safety at this time. Emergency services may not be able to assist you. You will not be allowed to return until conditions are safe.