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JUNE 12, 2024
TIME: 4:30 PM 




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Aaron Richmond
New CCFD5 Lieutenant

Volunteer Recruit Academy
February 6th – March 30th.

Six of the Manson Firefighters will be
participating to certify in FF1 & FF2; Chris Ghioni, Lou Hazim, Brooks Pinski, Doug Pinski, Jesus- Estrada and Dan Weakly.
Assisting in class instruction:
Captain Nick Glenn, Lieutenant’s-  Beau Alanis and Raynor Baker.

Appreciation Banquet BBQ 6/27/2023

Congratulations 2022 Winners!

Firefighters of the Year: Aaron Richmond
Recruit of the Year: Colin Richardson
Commissioners Awards: Efren Alejo
Volunteer of the Year: Dan Weakly
Chiefs Award: Adam Rasmussen
Association MBR 2022: Wayne Worzella
Public Supporter 2022: Maria Verduzco
Business Supporter 2022: Alta Winery  & Succession Winery

Appreciation Awards!

Congratulations Volunteers!
2023 Certifications

Fire Instructor I: Aaron Richmond
Chaplain’s: Efren Alejo & Chris Cruz
Peer Support: Efren Alejo and      Chris Cruz
Fire Officer II: Captain Nick Glenn
Fire Instructor II: Lt. Raynor Baker
WA State EMT Certification: Colin Richardson, Dan Weakly and Brian Maas.

Chief Baker!

February 14th, Chief Baker was presented with a plaque for his 25 years of service as Fire Chief for our Manson Community. Lake Chelan Mirror and All Things Lake Chelan were present to help commemorate his achievement.

Season of Hope

More Giving: December 17th the Manson Firefighters Association delivered to Manson Villa residents; $1,100.00 in Manson Bay Market (Gift Cards)-22 resident units in total. 
The Manson Firefighters Association-volunteers were excited to deliver $10,600.00 Manson Bay Market (Gift Cards) to 25 Manson families on December 6th. The annual fundraisers and community donations are much appreciated and help to make this event so successful. Happy Holidays!  

Manson Firefighters Association

Congratulations to the Association for a successful Open House during the September 24-25  Hydrofest event.  Our volunteer crew served hamburgers & hot dogs from 11:00 am-3:00 pm and between t-shirt sales and food donations, they raised over $3,500.00. The Association would like to thank the firefighter volunteers for all of their help and the outstanding support from our local community. 

Training Coodinator

The Board of Commissioners announced their choice for the new Training Coordinator; Lt./EMT Raynor Baker at the Regular Commissioner Meeting held on Tuesday, September 13th.  There were four other applicants all within the department who also applied for the position. Congratulations!

Chelan County (CPIF) Cascade Public Infrastructure Fund-Grant

A grant program for public facility projects serving economic development in Chelan County. Total funding available for 2022 is $923,200.
Manson Fire Department was just awarded – $100,000 to put towards a Live Fire Training Center. Board of Commissioners have approved Station 52 property expansion on Wapato Lake Road for a Fire Training Center and future helipad. Chief Baker is excited to get this project underway and currently waiting for the delivery of five container/burn boxes.

Bilingual Firefighter Recruits Needed!

For more information, stop by
Station- 51 at 250 Manson Blvd, (downtown) Manson.
Protect & serve your community!

Appreciation Awards

The department honored our outstanding Volunteers -5/31/22.
Congratulations!  Check out our winners on the Appreciation Awards page.

Station 52 New Bay Addition

Cascade Central Construction recently finished a 5th bay which will be used for Wildland Brush Truck-53.

Congratulations Volunteers!

2022 Certifications
Firefight I: Aaron Richmond

HazMat Ops & Awareness:
Firefighter Aaron Richmond and
Dan Weakly.

Officer 1: Nick Glenn and Raynor Baker

2021 Certifications
Firefighter 2: Nick Glenn and Raynor Baker
HazMat (OPS/IFSAC): Travis Farrar and Brian Whitney
EMT: Aaron Richmond and Tiffany Steele

MSRC Roster

MRSC Rosters is the only directory that connects businesses with over 500 public agencies in Washington State.

Participating agencies contract with our business members for small public works projects, consulting opportunities, and goods and services.

CCFD5 has registered with MRSC for inclusion on their list of agencies utilizing MRSC’s small works roster. For more information and sign-up,  go to
MSRC Rosters.

The District has existed as a fire protection agency with the State of Washington since 1949. (see History) CCFD5′s service area is approximately 18.5 square miles and consists of a mix of suburban, commercial, rural, and wildland areas. It serves a population of approximately 3,600 people.
The primary services provided by CCFD5 include:

  • Suppression of fires in buildings, vehicles, natural vegetation, and other property
  • Emergency medical response at the basic life support level
  • Basic life support emergency medical transportation
  • Technical rescue and extrication
  • Hazardous materials emergency response and control  at awareness level
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