Whitefish Area FireSafe Council
Whitefish Area Fire Safe Council
(WAFSC) - Whitefish, Montana

Email: wafiresc@gmail.com

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Whitefish Fire Department To Bring On Consultant

The Whitefish Fire Department says they’re seeing quite a bit of growth in their response area, inside and outside the city limits.

More at: NBC Montana

Whitefish City Council approves contract with Whitefish Fire Service Area Board

The Whitefish City Council unanimously approved the inter-local agreement with the Whitefish Fire Service Area Board at a meeting on Monday night.
More at NBC Montana

Study looks at improving fire service with satellite stations

About 1,400 homes or businesses in the greater Whitefish area are located farther than 5 road miles from the Whitefish Fire Department, according to preliminary results from a study, and would likely benefit from having a satellite fire station constructed nearby.
More at Whitefish Pilot

Contract negotiations ongoing between city of Whitefish and Whitefish Fire Service Area

City of Whitefish officials say contract negotiations with a rural fire district are ongoing after board members discussed a possible split in service due to proposed rate increases. More at KXLH.

We Need Adequate Fire Protection for Our Community

I am a homeowner in the Whitefish Fire Service Area (WFSA) and have been following with concern the board’s scheme of dismantling the partnership between the Whitefish Fire Department and the Whitefish Fire Service Area. Your motives for this action seem to be based on the notion that the Whitefish Department is proposing an unfair increase in the amount it charges the WFSA for fire protection.
More at Flathead Beacon

Whitefish Fire Service Area dividing the community

I am a homeowner of 29 years in Hidden Valley, just down the road from the Whitefish Rural Fire Hall. I am very concerned about the urban/wild land interface and the threat of a wildfire in our wooded rural area north of Hodgson Road in between Whitefish Stage Road and U.S. 93 to the east and west and north to Montana 40.
More at Daily Interlake

Tensions high over Whitefish Fire Service Area separation proposal

Tensions were high Tuesday night as Whitefish Fire Service Area board members opened discussion on a proposed split from the Whitefish Fire Department.
More at KPAX

Homeowners Tell WFSA Board They want to Continue Fire Services With City of Whitefish

Homeowners in the Whitefish Fire Service Area on Tuesday emphatically told the rural fire board they want their fire service to remain with the Whitefish Fire Department, even if it means an increase to their tax bills.

Read Article at the Whitefish Pilot

Mont. Dist. Mulls Starting Volunteer Fire Department

Facing the prospect of a new contract with the city of Whitefish that includes fee increases, the rural Fire Service Area Board is considering cutting ties with the city and establishing a volunteer department of its own.
More at Volunteer Firefighter International

Whitefish Service Area board proposes new fire department

The Whitefish Service Area is approaching the end of an agreement with the city of Whitefish. Members of the board are looking into creating a separate fire department rather entering into a new five-year contract.
More at NBC Montana

Whitefish Service Area board proposes new fire department - KECI

The Whitefish Service Area is approaching the end of an agreement with the city of Whitefish. Members of the board are looking into creating a separate fire department rather entering into a new five-year contract. More at NBC Montana