Welcome to CWIFR

Central Whidbey Island Fire & Rescue (CWIFR) serves approximately 8,264 residents and many visitors within 50 square miles of Central Whidbey Island from three fire stations. CWIFR’s response area stretches from just south of Libby Road to just north of Mutiny Bay road and spans the breadth of the island. This predominantly rural area includes the Town of Coupeville and the unincorporated community of Greenbank. The District is predominantly rural with an average population density of 165.28/square mile (mi2). Learn more...


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  • Our vision guides us to the future: Providing World Class Fire & Rescue Services.

  • We are building a safe and resilient place to live and work.

  • Our values define our character, what we stand for, and guide our interactions with each other and those we serve.

  • Our mission of partnering with the community to reduce risk is our purpose for existence and the focus of everything we do.

  • We are there before you need us!


05 December 2020
Follow Santa as he makes his rounds with Central Whidbey Island Fire & Rescue!  Santa's neighborhood tours start at 5:30pm each night. Santa's neighborhood tours start at 5:30pm each night. We accept non-perishable food bank donati...
09 April 2020
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the CWIFR Board of Fire Commissioners will not be able to hold their regular April board meeting in person. The board will participate in the meeting via videoconference with staff at the district's headquarters ...
30 March 2020
COVID-19 is spread widely across Island County. Stay home and stay healthy! Residents should limit or combine essential activities and stay home to as great an extent possible to limit potential exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19. Isolate at ...
16 June 2019
Central Whdibey Fire & Rescue (CWIFR) recently responded to a fire that resulted in loss of a number of baby chicks and significant damage to a barn that was caused by ignitiion of combustible materials by a heat lamp ussed for brooding baby chic...

Our Mission

Central Whidbey Island Fire & Rescue’s mission defines our purpose for existence:  to partner with our community to proactively reduce risk from fire, illness, injury and other hazards.

Contact CWIFR

1164 Race Road
Coupeville, WA 98239

(360) 678-3602 (voice)
(360) 6785616 (fax)



Professionalism • Integrity • Compassion • Excellence

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