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Covid-19 Fire Safety For Outdoor Dining Tents

Tents over 400 Square Feet - Revised 01/12/2021

Tents 400 Square Feet or Less

Covid-19 - Guide to Determining Occupant Loads (Phase 2)

For questions regarding calculating occupancy load in compliance with the Governor's "Safe Start Plans and Guidance for Reopening" in phase 2, please see the Fire Marshal's Covid Phase 2 Reopening - Guide to Determining Maximum Occupant Loads bulletin.


Welcome to the Camas-Washougal Fire Department (CWFD). The CWFD provides both fire, fire prevention and emergency medical services to our citizens and emergency medical services to citizens outside city limits along with mutual aid fire protection to neighboring departments. 

Service Area
CWFD covers 20 square miles and over 33,000 citizens for fire protection and approximately 80 square miles containing 65,000 citizens for paramedic services. 

  • City of Camas - 14 square miles, 19,620 citizens
  • City of Washougal - 6 square miles, 14,210 citizens
  • East County Fire & Rescue – 60 square miles 10,026 citizens (Mutual Aid)

Emergency Activity
CWFD staff averages approximately 5,000 fire and medical calls annually.

Staff is comprised of 44 career firefighters, one chief, two division chiefs, two deputy fire marshals, four battalion chiefs, and two administrative assistants The department is also supported by 20 highly trained volunteer firefighters. All line firefighters are either EMT/IV Technicians or EMT/Paramedics and have high levels of training in fire suppression.

Facilities & Apparatus

  • Station 41 - 616 NE 4th Avenue (Downtown Camas)  - Engine 41 and 45, Medics 41 and45, Battalion Chief 41, Brush 41
  • Station 42 - 4321 NW Parker Street (Prune Hill Area)  - Engine 42, Medic 42, Brush 42
  • Station 43 - 1400 "A" Street (Washougal)  - Medic 43, Engine 43, Engine 46, Brush 43




Station 41
616 NE 4th Avenue
Camas, WA  98607

Station 42
4321 NW Parker Street
Camas, WA  98607

Station 43
1400 A Street
Washougal, WA 98671

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
excluding holidays

Dial 911 for all emergencies


Fire Department
Fire Marshal Office


Fire Chief
Nick Swinhart




 Division Chief of EMS
Cliff Free


Division Chief - Fire Marshal
Ron Schumacher


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