Update July 15, 2022

Burn Ban in Affect

Pacific County has issued a “Burn Ban” effective July 15, 2022 at 12:01AM, until further notice. The
City of Ilwaco has also embraced this decision as well, please review the following code restrictions for
the City of Ilwaco.
“Revoke any and all discharge, firing, or throwing of any exploding or burning devices, including legal
fireworks (aerial/projectile) by private citizens within the city limits;
Limit the size of recreational cook fires to no more than two (2) feet around and sixteen (16) inches in
height. Additionally:
1. Fire must be attended at all times;
2. Fire must be extinguished prior to leaving the site;
3. Enact methods to reduce the amount of sparks omitted;
4. Have a bucket of water or hose available at all times. (Ord. 848 § 1 (part), 2015)”


The Ilwaco Volunteer Fire Department has an all-volunteer crew of approximately 28 and is always looking to add more. Click here to download an application:

2022 Ilwaco Fire Application


Provide fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical care and hazardous materials response. Administer fire safety inspections and education programs aimed at reducing fire and medical emergencies.



Fire Chief

Jeff Archer



Fire Administrator

Paul Estrella



Mailing Address:  PO Box 548. Ilwaco, WA 98624

Physical Address: 301 Spruce St, Ilwaco, WA 98624

Phone: (360) 642-3188

Fax: (360) 642-3155