About Fire District 5


Services Provided

Grays Harbor Fire District 5 is an all services local fire department agency providing and not limited to the services listed below:

  • Fire Protection Services, Residential, Commercial and Property
  • Emergency Medical Services - On call 911 services for East Grays Harbor County.
  • Inter-Facility Medical Transports (transports from Local Hospitals to other care facilities)
  • EMS Event Standby (Car Races, Motorcycle events, Rodeo and Fairground events)
  • Rescue - Grays Harbor Fire District 5 continues to do ongoing training in all types of rescue
  • Motor Vehicle Collison response, and extrication.  Grays Harbor Fire District 5 handles one of the largest and fastest (speed) roadways in the county responding to accidents for extrication and injuries.
Grays Harbor Fire District 5 headquarters is located jointly within the City of Elma fire station at 112 N 2nd Street in Elma, Washington.  This move was done mid-2019 in an effort to increase response times and to be more accessible to the public. 

Grays Harbor Fire District 5 provides Emergency Medical Response and Transport along with Fire and Rescue Services to the communities of Bush Creek, Rural Elma, Malone, Porter, and Satsop in East Grays Harbor County.

Fire District 5 is also the contract provider for EMS services including Basic and Paramedic level services to the City of Elma, McCleary and Grays Harbor Fire District 12

Grays Harbor Fire District 5 is governed by 3 elected fire commissioners and managed by a Fire District Chief. We are a community based and driven combination career and volunteer fire department.