Residential Structure Fire

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On October 29th, 2022 at approximately 4:11 pm, Winlock Fire & Rescue was dispatched to 157 Bremgartner Road for a reported residential structure fire. First units on scene report an active fire in the back of the residence spreading rapidly to the attic area. The fire was eventually extinguished, but the residence is uninhabitable. The … Read more

Firefighter Stair Challenge

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Yesterday, Team Winlock participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Firefighter Stair Climb at the Columbia Center in Seattle.  The team consisted of: Firefighter/Paramedic Amy Farden  – Team Captain Lieutenant/EMT Patrick Jacobson Firefighter/Paramedic Justin Wilkey Firefighter/EMT Kelsey Williams Firefighter/EMT Justin Shoemaker Firefighter/EMT Kellen Newberry Firefighter/EMT JonPaul Blum Chief/EMT Richard Underdahl The entire team did well and made … Read more

Lindsay Chatterton

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It is with great sadness to report that long time Commissioner Lindsay Chatterton passed away on February 27th.  You can read an excellent article (link below) written by Lynnette Hoffman from the Lewis County News. https://hometowndebate.com/lindsay-chatterton-fire-commissioner-and-true-hero-cms-11003 His memorial service will be this Saturday, March 11th at 11:00 am at the Vader Assembly of God Church.

New Ambulance

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Winlock Fire & Rescue received a new Medic Unit built by Braun Northwest and placed in service in January.  This new unit will be stationed at the main station on Kerron Street and will rotate through the other 2 ambulances we have.

Traffic Accident

A car is upside down on the side of the road.

On February 18th, 2023 at about 12:35 pm, Winlock Fire & Rescue responded to assist Toledo Fire & Rescue with a multi-vehicle collision in the 5700 block on Interstate 5, North Bound. When units arrived on scene, they noted that one vehicle had overturned in the middle of the North Bound lanes and 1 occupant was trapped … Read more

Traffic Accident

A yellow car is upside down on the side of the road.

On January 26, 2023 at about 11:05 pm, Winlock Fire & Rescue responded to a single vehicle motor vehicle accident in the 400 block of State Route 505.  When units arrived on scene, they noted a yellow pick up had overturned and the single occupant was laying on the ground outside of the vehicle.  The … Read more

Birthday News

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Happy Birthday to JP Blum!  It’s his (insert number here) birthday celebrating a couple of days early on the 12th.  JP is a Firefighter/EMT on A Shift.

Turkey Bingo

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Turkey Bingo was this last Saturday night and it was a whole heck of a lot of fun!  We had 40 regular games and then we threw in a kicker game with a 29 lb turkey at the end.  It was an exciting finish with the last game having a tie.  It was a real … Read more

Structure Fire

Two fire fighters battling a fire in a barn.

On November 18th at approximately 1:43 pm, Winlock Fire & Rescue was called to assist Cowlitz-Lewis Fire District #20 for a structure fire. Crews from Winlock along with Toledo assisted Vader/Ryderwood in extinguishing a 5th wheel trailer that was fully involved.  No injuries were reported and a fire investigator was called in to determine the … Read more

Haunted Hostel Fire

A rooster sits in front of a building that is on fire.

On November 8th, 2022 at approximately 7:25 pm, Winlock Fire & Rescue was dispatched to a reported structure fire at the Haunted Hostel at 104 SE Front Street downtown. First engine on scene from Winlock was staffed by Lt/EMT Patrick Jacobson and FF/EMT Kellen Newberry who reported heavy black smoke coming from the second story … Read more

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