Ruston Fire Department

Our Motto

Serving Our Community with Courage, Integrity and Honor

Our Mission

As first responders to fires, public safety, medical emergencies and disasters, we protect the lives and property of the residents and visitors of the City of Ruston. The Department advances public safety through its fire prevention, investigation and education programs. The timely delivery of these services enables us to make significant contributions to the safety of the City of Ruston.

Our Leadership

Don Torbet, Fire Chief
Bruce Allen, Assistant Fire Chief
Pat Piper, Captain
Jeff Wherrett, Captain
Jeremiah Miller, Lieutenant
Travis Sherman, Lieutenant
Sara Anderson, Medical Services Officer

Making a Difference

If you are interested in volunteering for the Fire Department, please contact us by email at or by calling the officer on duty 253-235-3473.  You can also download the fire recruit application here.  Once completed you can turn this in at City Hall 5117 North Winnifred Ruston, WA 98407 or scan it and email to 

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If you are in need of immediate medical attention, please call 9-1-1.