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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WSF FERRY SCHEDULE MEETING IN W SEATTLE 12/12/18

WSF FERRY SCHEDULE MEETING IN W SEATTLE 12/12/18

12/10/2018 9:40:24 AM

Last Opportunity to Voice Your Opinion Regarding the Proposed Ferry Schedule Changes Washington State Ferries is ignoring Vashon’s lifeline. The Ferry system proposes a new schedule for the Triangle Route that includes Vashon, Fauntleroy and Southworth. That new schedule is slated to start in March, but in its current form, the proposed schedule is detrimental […] more →
Open - NE Union Hill Rd and 196th Ave NE - Interior lane of the roundabout

Open - NE Union Hill Rd and 196th Ave NE - Interior lane of the roundabout

12/10/2018 8:46:44 AM

Open - General road maintenance more →
Open - NE Novelty Hill Rd between 195th Ave NE and interior lane of the Roundabout

Open - NE Novelty Hill Rd between 195th Ave NE and interior lane of the Roundabout

12/10/2018 8:44:49 AM

Open - General road maintenance more →
Sexual harassment workgroup recommends new independent office to investigate misconduct

Sexual harassment workgroup recommends new independent office to investigate misconduct

12/7/2018 9:12:37 PM

Following eight months of meetings, a workgroup on the prevention of sexual harassment in the Washington state House is recommending the formation of an independent office where victims could report misconduct. more →
Arson and hate crime suspected in latest attack on Jehovah's Witnesses near Olympia

Arson and hate crime suspected in latest attack on Jehovah's Witnesses near Olympia

12/7/2018 5:09:54 PM

A suspicous fire early Friday morning destroyed the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Lacey, Washington. If confirmed as arson, this would be the sixth attack on the faith in Thurston County this year. more →
Restricted - SW 108th Street at 8th Avenue SW

Restricted - SW 108th Street at 8th Avenue SW

12/7/2018 1:10:34 PM

Restricted - Roundabout installation work requiring lane restrictions. Work begins weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22 at 7 a.m. through Friday, Dec. 21 at 5 p.m. (extended from Dec. 7). Expect delays. 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 impressive 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 Fire 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.