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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...
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Help Wanted!

Do you have a strong desire to help other people? Do you want to pick up a new hobby? Do you want to spend time around great people, while learning new skills and pushing yourself to be the best you can be?

VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS NEEDED!

Minimum Requirements:

  • Age 18
  • Valid Washington Drivers License
  • Live within Fire District boundaries (Benton City and surrounding area)
  • Current Auto insurance and insurable by the fire district insurance company.
  • High school diploma/G.E.D.

Benefits:

  • Board of Volunteer Firefighters pension program!
  • Emergency Medical Technician training provided!
  • Structural and wild land fire suppression training provided!
  • Opportunities for internationally recognized certifications (IFSAC)

Benton County Fire Protection District 2 is looking to hire 8-10 volunteer firefighters in 2019.

 

Please contact Firefighter/Paramedic John Derderian
Station 210 - 1304 Dale Avenue, Benton City
8 AM - 5 PM,  Monday thru Friday   588-3211


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