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Snohomish County Fire District 21
Snohomish County Fire Protection District 21 provides fire protection, emergency medical services, and rescue services to a large area surrounding the City of Arlington (see map to the right). The District covers 70-square miles, making us one of the largest fire districts in Snohomish County. Fire District 21 includes the communities of Trafton, Arlington Heights, Jim Creek, Lake Riley, Cicero, Jordan River Trails, Edgecomb, Sisco Heights, and northern sections of the Jordan Road and Burn Road. The population residing within Fire District 21 is about 8,210 people with approximately 5,540 registered voters.
Fire District 21 operates out of one fire station located in the Arlington Heights area. The district receives over 800 calls for service district-wide, of which the majority are medical. Partnerships with neighboring fire districts in the south and west regions of the district have allowed for rapid responses, district-wide.
Station 49 has a volunteer crew of over 30 members. The volunteer firefighters wear pagers so they can respond to the station whenever there is an emergency. The Arlington Heights Fire Station is also staffed by our dedicated volunteer firefighters during all hours to provide a consistent coverage levels. Complementing the volunteers include a leadership staff consisting of a Interim Fire Chief and four captains.
Fire District 21 also actively participates with the Stillaguamish Valley Regional Fire Battalion program. This allows for a chief officer to respond to all major emergencies within all areas of the partnership the region.