To volunteer with KVFR give us a call at: (509) 933-7231
Welcome to the Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue (KVFR) website. We appreciate the opportunity to serve Kittitas Valley community and welcome questions and input.


  • Check the weather. If moderate or high winds are predicted don’t burn.


  • Call KVFR at 509/933-7233 to inform them you will be burning.


  • Conduct your burn as early as possible and finish before dark.


  • Have plenty of help.


  • Have safety tools available: shovels, water, hoses, a fire extinguisher, cell phone.


  • Wear appropriate clothing.


  • Never leave your bun unattended.


  • Be a good neighbor, stop burning if your smoke bothers others.


  • Always insure your burn is out cold when completed.


  • Do not burn if there is a burn ban in effect.


  • Call 911 immediately if you lose control of your burn.



KVFR's Public Records Officer:
Shannon Hill
400 East Mtn. View Ellensburg, WA 98926

Business Hours
8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Tel: (509) 933-7231


Kittitas County Health Department is hosting free yard waste disposal May 8th and 20th for the lower county at the Ellensburg transfer station. The Cle Elum transfer station is hosting May 12th and 26th. This is a great free alternative to burning.