For information on outdoor burning, please visit the fire marshal website:  


Congratulations to Troy Peterson, Tove Schweitzer and Israel Villalon for completing the fire academy.  They attended over 200 hours of in class training to become certified firefighters.  That number doesn't include the amount of hours they spent studying.  We appreciate the commitment they have made for our community!

Become a volunteer firefighter


  • A great opportunity to serve your community

  • Become part of a strong brotherhood/sisterhood

  • Receive free training to be certified in firefighter 1 and become an emergency medical technician

Tel: 360-422-5391

16818 W Big Lake Blvd, Mount Vernon, WA 98274, USA

Looking for a way to give back to your community? Look no further! 

We are always searching for community members that want to give back. We don't require any firefighting experience, we will train you! 


  • 16 Years or older

  • Valid Washington State drivers license & insurance

  • Currently a resident within Skagit County Fire District #9

Big Lake Fire Department