Vashon EOC

This is a private intranet site for all the dozen or so Vashon disaster preparedness groups, as organized by VashonBePrepared, the island's Citizen Corps Council. The Vashon Emergency Operations Center (EOC) serves as the coordinating hub, run by Vashon Island Fire & Rescue (VIFR) during a significant incident. 

Vashon disaster preparedness volunteers, VIFR and King County personnel must register & sign in to access other site features!

For current incident information, see the Disaster Resource links to the right. (Click headings to expand the sections.) Scroll down for a compilation of RSS feeds.

For Disaster Preparedness information see VashonBePrepared's or King County's site.

To volunteer, please send an email to:   volunter - at - VashonBePrepared.org describing your interests, skills and contact information.

Disaster Resources

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Upcoming restriction - Vashon Highway SW from north of SW Cemetery Road to SW 266th Street

Upcoming restriction - Vashon Highway SW from north of SW Cemetery Road to SW 266th Street

6/22/2018 6:49:52 PM

Upcoming restriction - Pavement preservation work. Crews will grind out existing pavement and re-pave. Daily lane restriction from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Expect delays. Alternate routes are strongly encouraged. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2xvpnUB more →
Open - Vashon Hwy SW between SW Bank Rd and SW 204th St

Open - Vashon Hwy SW between SW Bank Rd and SW 204th St

6/22/2018 6:49:01 PM

Open - Pavement preservation work. Crews will grind out existing pavement and re-pave. Daily lane restriction from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2xvpnUB more →
Call Goes Out Again To Big Ships To Slow Down For Killer Whales

Call Goes Out Again To Big Ships To Slow Down For Killer Whales

6/22/2018 6:22:06 PM

The call is going out again to the operators and pilots of big ships to slow down in the shared border waters between Washington and British Columbia. The idea is to reduce underwater noise that could bother endangered killer whales. more →
Wasco County District Attorney Suspended For Lying to Investigators

Wasco County District Attorney Suspended For Lying to Investigators

6/22/2018 5:30:12 PM

Wasco County’s top prosecutor lied to investigators looking into whether he’d improperly investigated a county official, and should be suspended from practicing law for a month, a trial panel has found. more →
Salem's Water Advisory 'Unlikely' To Be Lifted Monday

Salem's Water Advisory 'Unlikely' To Be Lifted Monday

6/22/2018 4:53:21 PM

A drinking water advisory for the city of Salem doesn’t look like it’s going away just yet. After extending the advisory over potentially harmful cyanotoxins for two weeks on June 11, city officials now say it’s unlikely the warning will be lifted June 25. more →
Portland-Area Shelter For Immigrant Kids Opens Its Doors

Portland-Area Shelter For Immigrant Kids Opens Its Doors

6/22/2018 4:44:23 PM

Images of migrant children kept in detention centers near the border have stirred strong feelings around the country. But the Portland-area shelter where federal officials send immigrant children is very different. more →

VashonBePrepared + VIFR + King County = Vashon EOC

VashonBePrepared
VashonBePrepared
VashonBePrepared
VashonBePrepared is a federally recognized, educational 501(c)(3) non-profit coalition of disaster preparedness organizations on Vashon -Maury Islands in Washington's Puget Sound region.

As the FEMA designated Citizen Corps Council, VashonBePrepared has a near virtual presence and mainly serves to coordinate our very active partner groups which harness the real volunteer energy around this issue.

VashonBePrepared has a real presence in many people’s lives - and potentially even more in the future.
VIFR  +  King County OEM
VIFR + King County OEM
VIFR + King County OEM
VashonBePrepared has no operational role during disasters.

Instead the Vashon EOC Team reports to Vashon Island Fire & Rescue which in turn works with King County's Office of Emergency Management.


King County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) works with Washington State's Emergency Management Division (EMD) and they with FEMA.
Vashon Emergency Operations Center
Vashon Emergency Operations Center
Vashon Emergency Operations Center
The Vashon Emergency Operations Center serves island residents before and during critical events as desired by Vashon Island Fire and Rescue in collaboration with King County's Office of Emergency Management

With many years of training and activations, we serve as a model organization addressing Vashon's unique geographical and logistical situation.

The Vashon EOC Team is a proud partner of VashonBePrepared - Vashon's innovative disaster preparedness coalition, the island Citizen Corps Council.