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Fire Department




Airway Heights Fire Department was formed in the early 1960’s to provide fire protection to the incorporated areas inside the City of Airway Heights. Today, the Airway Heights Fire Department protects over 7,500 people and an area of 6.5 square miles. The Airway Heights Fire Department responds to all emergencies within the City limits; and to emergencies in other cities and fire districts when requested.

    An Active911 Active Response Agency


    We highly discourage the use of fireworks this 4th of July. We agree with The Inland Empire Fire Chief's Association in their statement.

    Akira's Foundation

    Click here to learn more about her story.

    Burn Restrictions

    Burn Restrictions are currently in effect. Click here for more information.

    Volunteers Needed

    Applications can be turned in anytime between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday-Friday. Applications for the 2021-2 West Plains Recruit Academy are currently being accepted. Deadline for applications is August 13th.

    Bereavement Uniform Program
    Lighthouse Fire Dept Class A Bereavement Uniform Program


    Home Safety For Seniors Links:


    The Most Common In-Home Injuries for Seniors and How to Prevent Them


    Fire Safety for Elders with Special Health Needs


    Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide


    44 Crime prevention tips for seniors


    Handicap Accessible Modifications That Won’t Turn Off Future Homebuyers


    How To Garden Safely When You’re A Senior




    Mitch Metzger, Fire Chief      



    (509) 244-3322          

    Mailing Address:   

    1208 S Lundstrom Street


    (509) 244-6434

    Airway Heights, WA 99001


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