Outdoor Burning

The Whatcom County burn ban is off.

The Columbia Valley Urban Growth Area is restricted to


Recreational fire requirements:

  • Up to 3 feet by 3 feet of seasoned firewood or charcoal only
  • Must have enclosure 16 inches high, made of steel or masonry/rockery
  • 25 feet from structures, timber, and combustible material
  • 15 feet of overhead clearance required
  • Garden hose or (2) 5-gallon buckets of water at fire
  • Hand tools required onsite
  • Allowed after dark if attended until fire is out cold
  • No burning when winds exceed 7 MPH

Notice of Privacy Practices

Whatcom County Fire District 14 takes your personal information very seriously. Personal information we collect while providing emergency medical services is subject to the Federal HIPPA rules. Our privacy practices for how we use your information can be found here.

District Responses

Total Responses: 442
(As of 4/15/19)

Total for 2018: 1489

Total for 2017: 1411

Total for 2016: 1231

Total for 2015: 1137

​Nearly 80% of our calls are medical emergencies. The remaining calls are a mixture of structure fires, motor vehicle accidents, illegal burns, public assistance calls, and a variety of other incidents

 NOTICE: Whatcom County Fire District 14 will be accepting sealed bids for two modular buildings at our Kendall Station until 5pm on May 13. Contact us at (360) 599-2823 or info@wcfd14.org for more information.

The next regular fire commissioner's meeting will be held at 5pm on Tuesday, May 14, at the Kendall Fire Station.

Our next FREE Community CPR class will be on April 18, at 6pm, at the Sumas Fire Station

Sign up for classes HERE

Public Notices

Whatcom County Fire District 14