Recent Calls
Sun. Dec 9th 2018
Benton City, WA - At approximately 5:00 AM on Sunday, December 9th 2018 Benton County Fire Protection District 2 was dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 2200 block of W. Dusty Lane, Bent...
Mon. Jun 27th 2016
Crews work to contain the fire here at Knox and District Line in Benton City. When Fire Crews arrived the barn/garage was totally engulfed in flames. At least one vehicle was threatened.
Thu. Apr 14th 2016
Multiple agencies responding to the structure fire around 6 PM on the 1200 block of Hazel Avenue. Firefighters say when they arrived, the duplex was fully involved. It took firefighters about 40 minut...
Fri. Aug 14th 2015
High winds took down a power line and ignited a fire that jumped the Yakima River on Friday on Highway 225 north of Benton City. The power line went down at 75503 Highway 225, said Capt. Bill Reed of ...
Tue. Feb 17th 2015
The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the cause of a Tuesday fire that destroyed a vacant Benton City house. The fire started about 9:45 a.m. at 61106 106 PR NE and burned for more...
News Headlines
Sun. May 28th 2017
WEST RICHLAND, WA.-- Benton Count Fire District 4 and Benton County Fire District 2 were called to the scene of a fire near Harrington Road on Saturday night. Right now, firefighters are not aware of ...
Fri. Jan 27th 2017
Usually, it’s a call that clears the Benton Fire District 2 hall. This week it was for soccer practice.After weeks of practice being canceled because of snow and frigid cold, three teams with th...
Sun. Jul 31st 2016
Range 12 fire 90% contained, 176,600 acres of Yakima, Benton counties scorched.Firefighters gained more ground Wednesday on the Range 12 Fire burning across Yakima and Benton counties, bringing contai...
Thu. Jul 14th 2016
Fire crews say the brush fire along Chandler Ridge near Benton City scorched about 4,000 acres Thursday night. Benton County Fire District #2 says 15 districts responded to fight the fire Thursday aft...
Sat. Jul 2nd 2016
Benton County Fire District #4 says overnight, fireworks started a brush fire in the area of Belmont and W. Van Giesen St. in West Richland. Flames burned about 5 acres. Fortunately, no one was hurt a...
About Us

Welcome to Benton County Fire Protection District #2. The fire district was established in the year 1949 and operated with the hard work of local citizen to protect other citizens for no reimbursement.  With the help of the Fire Chief at the time, Francis Dovorak, the fire district continued to move forward.  In the year 1959 an ambulance district was created under the same name, but would remain separate as far as budget.

 

   

 

The Fire District is a rural Fire District serving the City of Benton City and the surrounding area. We protect approximately 10,000 residents over an 88 square mile area. Our fire district serves and protects our community from two fire stations. Headquarters, Station 210 is located at 1304 Dale Avenue in Benton City and a satellite fire station located at 49504 Whitmore PRNW. The Fire District is made up of 35 Volunteers, Firefighters, EMT's, Paramedics, 6 Resident Firefighters, 4 Career Employees and 12 Auxiliary support members. We provide a full service of Fire/Rescue Services, Basic, Intermediate and Advanced  Emergency Ambulance Transport Service, Cooperative Members of a Regional Tri-County Hazardous Materials Team and Incident Management Team and contract water rescue services to the Columbia Basin Dive Rescue Team.

The Fire District responds to approximately 830 emergency calls annually and has a robust Automatic and Mutual Aid Contract with 13 local Fire Departments. We pride ourselves with being innovative, professional and compassionate to our customers. We have a great group of firefighters which builds on professionalism, customer service, teamwork, camaraderie and provides a family atmosphere for our members. MISSION: Benton County Fire Protection District #2 is committed to serving the community with the highest level of service for life and property within our budget and manpower. This will be achieved by providing professional, compassionate customer service in an atmosphere that encourages innovation, professional development and team work. VISION: To be recognized as a leader and role model in emergency services for our community, to strive for professionalism by maintaining the highest performance standards possible though training, education and experience. Capitalizing on strong relationships with our local fire departments and working together with these partners to protect and enhance the quality of life to our community.

 

 


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