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Important Updates:

Snohomish County Fire District 1 and the Lynnwood Fire Department consolidated on Oct. 1 to become South Snohomish County Fire & Rescue.

This website will be in transition during October to become the website for the new department. Pages should have full functionality during the transition, but some pages may still carry the Fire District 1 name until an update is complete.

If you have any issues with website use during the transition, please contact Leslie Hynes, 425-551-1243.

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Our Hazardous Materials Team is made up of firefighters with specialized training to respond to intentional or accidental release of toxic, combustible or dangerous chemical, biological or nuclear agents into the environment.

Hilton Lake Fire Station 12 is home to the district team and DECON12, a truck equipped with supplies to provide decontamination for victims or responders who may have been exposed to a hazardous substance.

We are part of the Snohomish County Hazardous Materials Team which provides regional response and sharing of resources.

Examples of hazardous materials responses include:

  • Illegal disposal of an unidentified or toxic substance at a solid waste transfer station
  • Methamphetamine drug labs
  • Industrial chemical spills or toxic gas release
  • Damaged tanker trucks or rail cars carrying chemicals spill or release chemicals
  • Radiological or nuclear threats
  • Weapons of mass destruction threats