​​Big Lake, WA 
population: 1,836 (2010 census)

Area: 4.7 Square Miles

Amenities: 9-hole executive golf course, Small grocery store, Bar and Grill, Elementary School, Boat Launch,

Boy Scout Camp, Off Road Vehicle Park, Community Church, and more.

About: The Big Lake Fire Department was established in 1949 and currently consists of about 33 volunteer members . We have 3 stations, including our newest one on West Big Lake Blvd. Our department responds to all types of calls including structure fires, brush fires, vehicle fires, motor vehicle accidents, medical calls, lift assists, power lines down and more. 

Call Volume:

2017 - 321 calls

2016 - 286 calls

2015 - 258 calls

First Engine

Big Lake's first fire engine a 1939 Chevrolet.


The Big Lake Fire Department is an all volunteer fire department in Skagit County, Washington.  Currently, we  cover approximately 21 square miles of area.  The population of this area is approximately 5,000 residents.  

Our Mission

​To provide the best possible emergency services and fire protection to our citizens, prevent harm, while being fiscally responsible and to provide the best quality training and working environment.

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We try to get out and build a connection with the community with two parades a year and an annual fireworks show.