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 22,397 citizens in a 110 square mile area in south Spokane County.

SCFD8 members responded to 3,614 calls for service in 2020 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.




Career Firefighter/EMT & Career Firefighter/Paramedic Recruitment

Spokane County Fire Protection District No. 8 is currently recruiting for candidates to fill up to five (5) immediate openings for Career Firefighter/EMTs and Career Firefighter/Paramedics.

All interested applicants must apply through Public Safety Testing (PST). Applications and Personal History Statements shall be completed and posted to the candidate's PST profile no later than 16:00 on November 22, 2021. Interviews will begin December 13, 2021; Estimated employment start date is April 25, 2022.

Career Firefighter/EMT & Career Firefighter/Paramedic posting.



Thank You To Our Community!

On behalf of the Board of Fire Commissioners and the members of Fire District 8, Thank You for supporting our recent Levy Lid Lift.

Your support of this levy lid lift will allow us to replace aging fire trucks as well as replace outdated equipment, and help us improve our level of service to you, the community that we serve.



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

November 9, 2021
6:00 p.m.

Station 82
12100 E Palouse Hwy
Valleyford, WA


Via Zoom at


Meeting ID: 371 260 7781

Meeting Agenda/Minutes


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Fire Danger / Burn Information

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