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Welcome to the Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue (KVFR) website. We appreciate the opportunity to serve Kittitas Valley community and welcome questions and input.



ENTRY-LEVEL Firefighter/EMTs and paramedics


Kittitas Valley Fire & Rescue (KVFR) is accepting applications to establish an eligibility list for the positon of Entry-Level Firefighter EMT and Entry-Level Paramedics. Please click each link below for the application, requirements and the EMS Check-Off sheets.

Employment Opportunity Notice 
EMT Check-Off Sheet 
Paramedic Check-Sheet 
Employment Application 


Position Details
Rank:    Entry-Level Firefighter/EMT Entry-Level Firefighter/PM
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Represented: Local 1758 Firefighters
2019 Salary Range
FF/EMT $5104.95/PR - $6381.19/1C
FF/PM   $5743.07/PR - $7019.30/1C

 KVFR provides a generous benefit package including:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, Deferred Comp, Washington State LEOFF Retirement, Sick Leave, Holiday and Vacation time.

 Opens: July 12, 2019
Closes: 4:00 PM, August 16, 2019

 To Apply:
Submit all required documents to 
Shannon Hill, HR Manager, no later than 4:00 PM, August 16, 2019.
Late applications will not be accepted.

Kittitas Valley Fire & Rescue
400 E. Mountain View
Ellensburg, WA 98926

KVFR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

KVFR's Public Records Officer:
Shannon Hill
400 East Mtn. View Ellensburg, WA 98926

Business Hours
8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Tel: (509) 933-7231

Public Records Request Form


The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for our area from 4pm this afternoon through 3pm Saturday August 10th. Scattered thunderstorms are forecasted with abundant lightning. New fire starts are possible from lightning strikes. Check out for some lightning safety tips. #RedFlagWarning #WhenThunderRoarsGoIndoors

Burn Ban  

Kittitas County, WA - 06/25/2019 - Burn ban for unincorporated areas

The Kittitas County Fire Marshal has implemented a burn ban for the following zones in unincorporated Kittitas County:
Zone 1 – Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue and Fire District 4
Zone 2 – Fire District 1 (Thorp)
Zone 3 – Fire District 3 (Easton) , Fire District 6 (Ronald), and Fire District 7 (Cle Elum area).

The burn ban includes open burning and recreational fires.

Each fire district may set conditions or modify their burn ban.  Check with your local fire district or the Kittitas County Fire Marshal's Office website to determine the burn ban status in your area.


Open Burning.  The burning of materials wherein products of combustion are emitted directly into the ambient air without passing through a stack or chimney from an enclosed chamber, and is not defined within the parameters of a recreational fire. 
Recreational Fires. Outdoor burning of materials other than rubbish where the fuel being burned is contained in an incinerator, outdoor fireplace, chimera, barbeque grill or barbeque pit and has a total fuel area of 3 feet (914mm) or less in diameter and 2 feet (610mm) or less in height, used for pleasure, religious, ceremonial, cooking, warmth or similar purposes.
This burn ban will be in effect as of 12:00 AM on Friday, June 28th, 2019.