Sunday, June 5th, 2022
On June 5th at approximately 4:50 am, Winlock Fire & Rescue was dispatched mutual aid to Toledo to assist them with a Fed Ex truck that had overturned on Interstate 5 North bound at the off ramp t...
Saturday, June 4th, 2022
On June 4th at about 9:00 am, Winlock Fire & Rescue conducted a "Burn to Learn" exercise at the old Mickelson Dairy in the 100 block of Military Road. Approximately 30 members from Napa...
Thursday, June 2nd, 2022
On June 2nd, at approximately 10:10 am, Winlock Fire & Rescue was dispatched to a single vehicle motor vehicle accident on Interstate 5 South Bound near Mile Post 67. Initial reports were that a ...
Monday, May 16th, 2022
In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation's communities. National Emergency Medical Services Week brings togeth...



Lewis County Fire District 15 is an all hazard emergency response agency protecting 42 square miles of property and citizens in and around the community of Winlock, Washington. 

The District responds to natures of incidents ranging from medical calls to hazardous material releases.  District members continually train to quickly and effectively handle all calls for service. 

Our roster is made up of a Fire Chief, 3 - Lieutenant/EMT's, 3 - Firefighter/EMT's, 3 - AMR Paramedic's (contracted) and 7 - Volunteers.

The District has a long and storied history......

Following a fire in 1890, buckets and ladders were incorporated into the community to provide response tools for fires. 

The first Fire Chief, Max Atlason, was appointed in 1925. 

The city department became a Fire District in August of 1963, remaining fully volunteer until the hiring of paid personnel in 2008.

Here is the list of Chief's since 1925:

Max Atlason - 1925-1928

Earl Harkins - 1928

Howard Nixon - 1929

Clyde Dubel - 1930

Earl Harkins - 1931-1940

Clyde Dubel - 1940-1959

Ed Schlittler - 1959-1970

Bob Craft - 1971-1987

Richard Anderson - 1987-1997

Jon Hensley - 1997-1998

Ron Heikkila - 1998-2001

Dave Hoven - 2001-2004

Jon Hensley - 2005-2010

Russ Larson - 2011-2019

Richard Underdahl - 2021-Present

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