fd58 (1)Welcome to Pend Oreille County Fire District 5

Serving the Locke-Ruby and Blueslide areas of Cusick, Washington.

POCFD-5’s MOTTO: Pride, Courage, Honor, Dedication

Fire District -5 covers a 35 square mile District and 40 square miles of what is called no-mans land  in West central Pend Oreille {pronounced : Ponderay} County with two stations and a dedicated group of volunteer professionals. We have eight  pieces of apparatus consisting of two structure engines , two  wildland interface engines, one brush unit, one medic unit, one 4200 gallon tender pumper and one command unit. We are a all volunteer force of fourteen currently. New volunteers are always welcome and we provide training, a volunteer retirement plan, workers comp insurance, firefighting gear and pagers We are lead by Chief Jay Foster who has forty years experience and has been our chief for eight years . We are governed by a board of three elected commissioners who oversee the finances. We are one of the few all volunteer departments in the nation that provides fire protection to a military installation. If you have any questions feel free to call or E-mail Chief Jay Foster at 509-671-2286 / chief@pofd5.org.IMG_0152