HONORARY LIFETIME MEMBERS
Retired Members With 25 Years or More of Service
Cal Bowling, Retired Fire Chief
Our Mission Statement
The mission of the Omak Volunteer Fire Department is to provide protection of life, property and the environment. Accomplished through fire suppression, fire prevention education, rescue operations and community involvement. With resources allocated and the authority granted we will provide to the citizens and visitors of the City of Omak quality cost effective emergency services.
Omak Fire Department Volunteers
Practice Burn 310 Ferry
Janell Bowling, Treasurer
Sasha Brantner, Secretary
Terrance McGinness, President
Fire District 3 Commissioner
In 2013 Omak Firefighters responded to 308 calls for service. 161 calls inside the City and 147 calls outside the City. They include 79 fires, 105 rescue and emergency medical indicents, 4 excessive heat with no ignition, 16 hazardous conditions with no fire, 19 services calls, 50 good intent calls, 35 false calls. We provided mutual aid to the City of Okanogan 6 times, fire district 7, 11 times, fire district 9, 3 times and fire district 8, 6 times. The dollar loss inside the City limits was $208,000.00 and $485,000.00 in Fire District #3. The volunteers spent 1,755 man hours on fire calls and 2,216 man hours training.
Awards were presented to Susie Ortiz for responding to 200 calls and seven firefighters received an award for making 100 calls or more in the year 2013.
Brian Pyper received a retirement award for 28 years of service.