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Briceland Fire has a new Chief.

Briceland Fire is honored to announce the election of Jim Fulton as the new Chief of our department. Congratulations Chief Fulton! We are honored by your dedication to service and proud to serve under your leadership!

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In Memoriam, BVFD Chief Tim Olsen.

In the afternoon of March 20th, BVFD Chief Olsen passed away of a heart attack. The department and the entire community he served for so many years are in mourning at this sudden loss. More details will follow soon. For … Continue reading

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Briceland VFD responds to vehicle-in-ditch traffic incident.

Members of BVFD managed traffic on Briceland Road after a van landed in a muddy roadside ditch, partially blocking westbound traffic about 3/4 mile east of Briceland.

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About Your Amended Property Tax Bill

A message to property owners from Briceland Fire Protection District Board President Gerald Meyers. March 2, 2013 Property owners within the newly created Briceland Fire Protection District (BFPD), have now received their amended tax bill for the 2nd Installment of … Continue reading

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BFPD Board approves BFPD ordinance

For Immediate Publication At the regularly scheduled public meeting of the Briceland Fire Protection District Board January 15, 2013 at the Beginnings Community Center in Briceland, California The Board passed Ordinance No. 2013-1; TO ADMINISTER THE SPECIAL TAX ON REAL … Continue reading

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Vehicle over the bank on Briceland Road this morning.

Briceland volunteers responded to a vehicle over the bank one mile east of Briceland. One patient was transported to the hospital. As of 10:30 am, all Briceland personnel at scene have been released from duty and the scene cleared, but … Continue reading

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Single Vehicle vs. Tree on Briceland Road. (The tree won.)

BVFD volunteers, the CHP and Garberville ambulance responded to a single-vehicle traffic collision on Briceland Road on the morning of November 6th. The driver was taken by ambulance with moderate injuries. The car was totalled. This is the tree on … Continue reading

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BVFD Fire Fest Benefit this Saturday at Beginnings

Come enjoy local bands, BBQ, libations at the second annual Fire Fest in the Beginnings meadow in Briceland. Festivities start at 4pm. $10 adults, $5 kids. Directions: From Hwy 101, take the Redway exit. In Redway, turn on Briceland Road, … Continue reading

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Briceland Fire covering Cal Fire station in Garberville

Multiple wildfires in Northern California have taxed Cal Fire resources, requiring local volunteer departments to staff stations. Currently, our Type III wildland engine E5436 and three BVFD firefighters are staffing the Garberville Cal Fire station. They’ve been busy, responding to … Continue reading

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Briceland Fire part of Humboldt Strike Team fighting Northern California wildfires

On August 13, BVFD members operating Engine 5436 joined four other Humboldt County departments to form a strike team to assist Cal Fire in fighting the Wye Fire in Lake County. BVFD members Kai Ostrow, Eric Martin, Shaun Studebaker and … Continue reading

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