We are governed by the Regional Fire Authority Governance Board which is comprised of six voting members and two non-voting member. Three members of the board are appointed from the ranks of the Kent City Council, three from the Board of Commissioners for Fire District 37, one non-voting member from the Covington City Council, and one non-voting member from the SeaTac City Council. It is the board’s responsibility to oversee budget and policy decisions and to ensure that the department is successful in its mission of protecting our community.
The RFA provides emergency response services including basic life support, fire suppression, hazardous materials, and technical rescue from 11 fire stations. All stations are staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Minimum daily staffing across the jurisdiction is 40, with a recall system to ensure that staffing services are maintained. Advanced Life Support services are provided through King County’s Medic One program.
Currently the department employs 259, with 218 of those being uniformed personnel. The 41 civilians are in various roles including administrative staff, mechanics, public educators etc.
Internal support divisions include Fire Administration, Fire Prevention, Emergency Management, Training, Planning Logistics, Public Education, Arson Investigation, and Vehicle Maintenance.
Emergency Medical Services
False Alarm & False Call
Special Incident Type