Nov. 28, 1940 ~ Oct. 14, 2023
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Fire Commissioner Dana Starkweather. Dana served on the Board of Commissioners for the past four years and as Board Chairman for the past two years. Contributing to the Manson community for many years; recently serving on the Mission Committee for NSBC and Chaplain for the Manson American Legion.
We ask that everyone keep his wife Timi and their children in your prayers.
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
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.
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.
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!
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.
Firefight I: Aaron Richmond
HazMat Ops & Awareness:
Firefighter Aaron Richmond and
Officer 1: Nick Glenn and Raynor Baker
Firefighter 2: Nick Glenn and Raynor Baker
HazMat (OPS/IFSAC): Travis Farrar and Brian Whitney
EMT: Aaron Richmond and Tiffany Steele
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- 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