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Latest at Tulalip Bay Fire Department

Always working for you

Always working for YOU!

While your Tulalip Bay Fire team joins fire departments across our state in helping our neighbors to the east and south during this unprecedented fire season, please know that your local fire department continues to be equipped with the resources and staff to provide the level of service our community needs and expects. Thank you […]
Be Kind. Wear a Mask.

Be Kind. Wear a Mask.

If we let up on the work we have done to date, we hold all of us back. Our future depends on everyone doing their part. Help your city, county, state & country be resilient & recover. Wash your hands. Follow the guidelines. #Wearamask.
Message from the Chief

A Message from the Chief

To our Tulalip Bay Fire Community: As a community, a state, a country – we cannot let our guard down. I cannot stress enough, the importance of wearing a mask, washing your hands, and maintaining social distance. This is not about politics. COVID-19 in Washington is now spreading faster than before – especially among younger […]
Wild Fire Safety

Tulalip Bay Deployment to Mansfield

Last week we shared our deployment to WA's east side to assist with a fire near Mansfield, WA. We’re proud to help, but the easiest way to keep people & committees safe is by practicing individual fire safety. Join our department & demonstrate #compassion #commitment & #courage!
CPR and First Aid Classes

CPR & First Aid Classes

Due to Covid-19, we are currently unable to offer CPR/First Aid classes. Tulalip Bay Fire Department provides CPR and first aid classes. Our staff are certified to hold and instruct CPR/AED and First Aid Classes and our instructors are certified by The American Safety & Health Institute. Learn more, find dates and sign up at […]
Free Car Seat Check Ups

Free Car Seat Check-Ups

Get a free child car seat check-up! Protect your little one and gain some piece-of-mind with a free child car seat check-up with a certified child passenger safety technician! Learn more and make an appointment at www.tulalipbayfire.org/car-seat-safety-check.
Sending Love and Light

Sending Love and Light

Please join the Tulalip Bay Fire Department in sending love and light to our fellow first responders. We have experienced a great loss to our local teams and community. Firefighter Marcus Carroll dedicated his life to service and protecting his friends, neighbors and all who called Snohomish County home. He will be missed.
Phase II

Snohomish County Enters Phase II

Snohomish County leaders push to enter Phase 2,action by Board of Health and County Council necessary to advance proposal. News release here: https://snohomishcountywa.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1892
Recreate Responsibly

Recreate Responsibly

Please, recreate responsibly. Snohomish County continues to see new cases of COVID-19. It's crucial that we be individual leaders and help stop the spread. Know before you go. Plan ahead. Stay close to home. Practice physical distancing. Play it safe. Leave no trace. And if you are sick, stay home. Thank you for your hard […]
A Message from Chief Ryan Shaughnessy

A Message from the Chief

To our Tulalip Bay Fire Community: Thank you for the hard work many of you have put into keeping your family, neighbors, and first responders safe. Every act, from washing your hands and maintaining 6-feet of distance, to wearing a mask during store visits and limiting those trips, helps save lives. We are facing unprecedented […]
Regular Meeting Notice

Regular Meeting Notice

The regular meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Tulalip Bay Fire Department-Snohomish County Fire District #15 is scheduled for Friday, May 15, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. The meeting will be held online due to concerns regarding Covid-19. The public is welcome to log on to Bluejeans.com and enter meeting ID # 338 […]
RELEASE: The Tulalip Tribes and Tulalip Bay Fire Department purchase backup emergency aid car to combat Coronavirus

RELEASE: The Tulalip Tribes and Tulalip Bay Fire Department purchase backup emergency aid car to combat Coronavirus

Tulalip, Wash – The Tulalip Tribes and Tulalip Bay Fire Department have partnered to purchase a backup emergency aid car and add additional staff. The Department saw a need to spool up resources in order to meet the growing need for reliable fire and emergency medical services during the fight against the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. […]
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A message from your Snohomish County Fire Chiefs

"While we're out there working hard for you, we ask that you do something for us... Stay home. A message from your Snohomish County Fire Chiefs: "While we're out there working hard for you, we ask that you do something for us ..."#StayHome @SouthSnoFire @SnoCountyFire7 @Marysville_Fire @skyvalleyfire @BothellFire @TulalipF @NCountyFireEMS @Arlingtonfire @CamanoFire pic.twitter.com/XaY0WzQpt8 — Everett […]
Cloth Mask Donations

Cloth Mask Donations

Communities throughout Snohomish County are teaming up to help collect masks and distribute them locally. If you are making cloth masks to help reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus, you can drop them off with the City of Marysville at City Hall, 1049 State Ave. between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. […]
Financial Resources for Washingtonians

Financial Resources for Washingtonians

The State of Washington Department of Financial Institutions has developed a list of financial resources for Washington consumers impacted by coronavirus. Visit www.dfi.wa.gov/coronavirus for details about unemployment and mortgage assistance, paying student loans, rent and credit cards, Cash, food, medical and utilities assistance​, short term and emergency loans, and much more. #StayHomeStayHealthy
911 for emergencies only

911 for emergencies only

REMEMBER: Use 911 for emergencies only. Please do not call 911 with questions or concerns about the state’s stay-at-home order. You can learn about what’s open and closed, and find other information and resources at https://coronavirus.wa.gov/whats-open-and-closed. Stay home. Stay healthy.
first responders - fighting the spread

First Responders - Fighting the Spread

Your first responders are fighting the spread! This starts with our dispatchers who ask callers whether the patient has a fever, cough or respiratory symptom — the potential signs of coronavirus. When responding to a call, our first responders ask key questions related to COVID-19 prior to entering the home and providing care. They will […]
All of us have to be leaders

All of us have to be leaders

"We have a strong and robust team across the state of Washington dedicated to beating the spread of the COVID-19 Virus. If we’re going to beat it, all of us have to be engaged. All of us have to be leaders." - Washington Governor Jay Inslee. Learn more at www.coronavirus.wa.gov. Stay home. Stay healthy.
safety tips

Safety Tips

Keep up the good work! Remember: Wash your hands often and for at least 20 seconds. Clean and disinfect common areas, as well as objects like your phone and electronics. Avoid touching your face and if you do, wash your hands immediately after. And stay home, and stay healthy.
Symptoms? Call your health provider


If you think you have been exposed to COVID‑19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, CALL YOUR HEALTH PROVIDER FIRST. They have triage nurses who can speak to you over the phone and provide assistance. Be safe. Stay home. Stay healthy.
check in on your elders

Check In On Your Elders

"We are who we are because of the people who raised us,” U.S. Representative Deb Haaland. Remember to check in on your parents, grandparents, aunties and uncles! Provide your loved ones with a device, such as a cellphone or an iPad, in order to communicate over video calls, for example, and make two to three of […]
What does it mean to stay home?

What Does It Mean To Stay Home?

Questions? Learn more at www.coronavirus.wa.gov
Stay Home Stay Healthy

Stay Home. Stay Healthy.

We can do this, Tulalip! It’s time to stay home and stay healthy. Tulalip Bay Fire stands with you to make sure each and every one of us has the resources and information needed to make it through this outbreak.
Tulalip Bay Firefighter

TULALIP BAY FIRE Challenges the seattle stair climb again!

We are proud support our Tulalip Bay Firefighters as they take on the task of climbing the Columbia Tower in Seattle to help raise money and awareness for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. This is a great cause and we are all excited to help in the effort of finding a cure and representing our community […]
fire fighter with fire engine and EMS supplies

Tulalip Bay Fire Department puts levy on Feb. 11 ballot

Click Here for more information on the levy lid lift.
crew lined up in front of helicopter

Airlift North West Training - September 7th, 2019

Tulalip Bay Fire Department, Airlift North West, and Port Susan Rangers all participated in a training exercise September 7th, 2019.The joint training was beneficial to all entities involved to be able to work more efficiently with each other in the serious event that patient transport requires airlift to respond. We would like to thank the […]
photo of 3 fire fighters in dress uniform

Tulalip Bay Fire holds badge pinning ceremony - February 12, 2019

On February 12th, Tulalip Bay Fire Department swore in their 3 career Captains (Captain Smith, Captain Litvinchuk, and Captain Finley) and the newly hired career firefighters (Firefighter Dinneen, Firefighter Shockley, and Firefighter Carlson) at the Pinning and Swearing In Ceremony. All 6 members of the department took their oaths to serve their tax payers and […]
Tulalip Bay Fire Engine pulling out of station

Elections 2018 - Thank You! November 2018

The community members of Snohomish County Fire District 15 voted to PASS the fire levy on the ballot this November. The proposition passed with over 65% approval. These newly secured funds will allow the district to hire 3 full-time firefighters to bolster the department's staffing. A very sincere thank you for all the love and support […]
community members pose after overdose awareness training

Tulalip community members trained in overdose awareness - September 5th, 2018

A trail of signs was posted along Totem Beach Road leading to the Tulalip Dining Hall on Friday, August 31. Each sign displayed a single person silhouetted in purple, with the main Dining Hall sign saying, “Each nameless, faceless person represents a life lost to overdose.” Inside, the community gathered on International Overdose Awareness Day […]
community members in front of new fire truck

Tulalip Tribes purchases new fire truck for Fire District 15 - Tulalip Bay Fire Department receives a much needed addition to its fleet - September 5th, 2018

TULALIP, Wash. – September 4, 2018–The Tulalip Tribes recently purchased and financed a new fire truck for Snohomish County Fire District 15, also known as Tulalip Bay Fire Station. Thanks to a strong partnership between Tulalip Bay Fire and Tulalip Tribes, the District has been able to purchase a new truck that will help to […]
wild land fire team poses against smokey sunset

Tulalip Bay firefighters join strike team, help control eastern Washington wild land fires. - August 28th, 2018

It’s been a long hazy month for Washingtonians as wildfire smoke contaminated our air for the majority of August. At one point, Seattle even made national headlines for having worse air quality than Beijing, which is usually covered by a thick cloud of smog throughout most of the year. Smoke from both the Oregon and […]
lots of pancakes on the grill

Tulalip Bay Fire Department hosts first annual LeRoy Fryberg Sr. Pancake Breakfast - March 25th, 2018

On the morning of Sunday March 25, Tulalip community members gathered at the Tulalip Bay Fire Department to enjoy the most important meal of the day while honoring an important man, to both the Tulalip community as well as the Fire Department. LeRoy Fryberg Sr. dedicated more than thirty years of his life volunteering as […]
swearing in

Ryan Shaughnessy sworn in as Tulalip Bay’s new Fire Chief - February 13th, 2018

“Couldn’t be prouder as an organization to be where we are at right now,” assured Fire District 15 Commissioner, David Sherman, in his opening statement to an engaged crowd of Tulalip citizens and Fire Department personnel who gathered to witness the swearing-in of a new fire chief. Tulalip tribal member and Fire Commissioner, Marlin Fryberg, […]
fire fighters pose at night with Santa in front of fire station and decorated fire trucks

Tulalip Bay FD holds Santa Run - December 13, 2017

Tulalip-area firefighters are busy decking out a fire engine with Christmas decorations to spread holiday cheer in the area.They will use the backup engine to bring Santa Claus to the neighborhoods scattered throughout 22.5-square-mile Tulalip Bay Fire District as part of its annual Santa Run. "We want the Tulalip people to know we are here […]
Color run kids running through water spray

Tulalip Tribes' Unity Month begins with Color Run - October 11, 2017

Tulalip Youth Services ended the extremely popular and successful Tulalip/Marysville Unity Month in the most insanely fun way possible, a one-mile color run from the Boys and Girls Club to the Greg Williams Gym. Tulalip Youth Services kicked off their Unity Month with a 'Say Something' Color Run meant to promote mental health on Oct. […]
National Night Out Police and Fire Apparatus with citizens

Tulalip community celebrate National Night Out - August 9, 2017

On the sizzling summer evening of Tuesday, August 1, Tulalip citizens of all ages and their neighbors came out to meet the police officers who have sworn an oath to protect and serve the community. The occasion was the 34th Annual National Night Out, free to all and held in the Tulalip Youth Center parking […]
Santa Run Fire Apparatus decorated for Christmas

Tulalip Bay FD plans Santa Run - December 14, 2016

Snohomish County Fire District 15 (Tulalip Bay Fire Department) will be going through the neighborhoods with Santa, playing carols, giving out candy canes, and collecting nonperishable food and donations for the local food bank. Times are 6-9 p.m.
James Alexander Hopkins

Part-time firefighter, EMT was beloved in the community - May 5, 2016

James Alexander Hopkins always was looking for a way to help others. He was a dedicated firefighter and EMT with the Tulalip Bay Fire Department. Friends say he could be counted on to lend a hand to loved ones or strangers in need. He was involved with youth ministry at his church, Bethany Christian Assembly. […]
front bumper of a fire vehicle showing District 15

Fire District 15 wants a boost in EMS funds - October 22, 2014

Snohomish County Fire District 15 in Tulalip Bay is asking voters to approve a higher permanent emergency medical services levy on the November ballot. The fire district wants to increase staffing and begin transporting its own patients to local hospitals, Fire Chief Teri Dodge said Wednesday.Currently, the district mostly relies on private ambulance companies. Using […]
crew in front of aid car

What you need to know about the Tulalip Bay Fire Department Emergency Services Levy - October 22, 2014

Firefighters at the Snohomish County Fire District #15, known as the Tulalip Bay Fire Department, are asking Tulalip tribal members to consider them when voting in this year’s general election, held on November 4. The fire department, which services 12,000 people living in an area of 22 square miles on the Tulalip Indian Reservation, is […]
remains after house fire

Fire damages Tulalip home on December 16, 2011

The Marysville Fire District was dispatched to a residential fire in the 1100 block of Marine Drive NE at 3:12 p.m. on Dec. 15. Firefighters arrived at 3:20 p.m. and located a fire in a single story residential structure. Original reports stated the house was on fire with smoke and flames showing. The first arriving […]

Contact Info

Tulalip Bay Fire Department
Snohomish County Fire Protection District #15

7812 Waterworks Road
Tulalip, WA 98271
Phone: (360) 659-2416
Fax: (360) 653-7387


Burn Ban Status

No current burn ban

Special Notices



The Tulalip Bay Fire Department accepts applications for Part-Time Firefighters year-round, please click here to download the application.
For questions, contact Captain John Carlson at jcarlson@fire15.org

Real-time 911 Dispatch

Snohomish County Fire District #15 Recent Alarms

Snohomish County 911 is a regional public safety communications center that receives law enforcement, fire and medical 9-1-1 calls for the Snohomish County jurisdictions.  Highly trained and dedicated professionals are available 24x7x365 to respond to the public’s needs using state of the art technology which supports the public safety agencies of Snohomish County. We've enabled this feed with the intention to provide transparency and clarity to day to day operations of your Tulalip Bay Fire Department.

Snohomish County Fire Protection District 15

7812 Waterworks Road
Tulalip, WA 98271

Phone: (360) 659-2416
Fax: (360) 653-7387

Office Hours

8AM - 5PM
Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Firefighters are on duty 24/7 and may be out on a emergency call. If no one answers the door please come back later or dial 911 to report an emergency.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Tulalip Bay Fire Department to foster community relations through unwavering service and protection of life and property under the foundation of our core values.