Chief's Message

Welcome to the website for Spokane County Fire Protection District No 8.  We hope that you will find the information here helpful as we strive to be accessible and transparent while pursuing our mission to Protect, Serve, and Educate.

We wish to thank Fire Chief Tony Nielsen for his dedication to the fire service and to Fire District 8, it's citizens, and members. We with you well, Chief Nielsen, as you begin retirement.

Welcome Fire Chief Lonnie Rash! Chief Rash was formerly Assistant Chief for Fire District 8 and was selected to serve as Fire Chief by the Board of Fire Commissioners upon Chief Nielsen's retirement. Please watch his page for a special message from Chief Rash.


Special Meeting/Workshop
March 3, 2021
6:00 p.m.

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

March 9, 2021
6:00 p.m.

All persons wishing to observe or participate in the meeting may do so via Zoom: Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android Device at

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