Letter: Our lives may change, but fire districts are still here for you

Editor,

We want to reach out and reassure our community members during this difficult time. Our agencies are coordinating with the state, county, and hospital to provide you and your family with the highest level of care.

We are here for you if you need us. We are ready. We have trained for this, and have experience responding to infectious diseases and all other emergencies.

Your financial support for emergency services makes this possible. And, for that, we are extremely grateful.

We must continue to do the business of a fire district in addition to responding to emergency calls. These meeting protocols have changed. Please visit our websites to learn how you can participate in our public meetings where we conduct regular business.

Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue at www.cwfire.org; North Whidbey Fire and Rescue at www.nwfr.org; and South Whidbey Fire/EMS at www.swfe.org

Life, as we know it, is changing, but we will get through this crisis and emerge stronger. In the meantime, please stay home and reach out using modern technology to tell someone you care about them.

Chief John Clark

North Whidbey Fire and Rescue

Chief Ed Hartin

Central Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue

Chief H.L. “Rusty” Palmer

South Whidbey Fire/EMS

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