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.

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TWO BOAT SCHEDULE BEGINNING TODAY

TWO BOAT SCHEDULE BEGINNING TODAY

3/18/2019 3:04:53 AM

Triangle Route – Two Boat Schedule Beginning March 18 Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: The Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route will be reduced to two-boat service today due to unplanned vessel maintenance. Motor repairs to the Kaleetan will leave one-third of the fleet undergoing maintenance. The lack of a backup boat in the system requires going […] more →
Open - NE Novelty Hill Rd at 195th Ave NE - interior lane of the roundabout

Open - NE Novelty Hill Rd at 195th Ave NE - interior lane of the roundabout

3/16/2019 5:03:28 PM

Open - General road maintenance more →
TWO BOAT SCHEDULE BEGINNING MARCH 18

TWO BOAT SCHEDULE BEGINNING MARCH 18

3/15/2019 4:53:56 PM

Triangle Route – Two Boat Schedule Beginning March 18 Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: The Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route will be reduced to two-boat service to start the week due to unplanned vessel maintenance. Needed motor repairs to the Kaleetan, having one-third of the fleet undergoing maintenance, and the lack of a backup boat in […] more →
Restricted - SW 108th Street at 8th Avenue SW

Restricted - SW 108th Street at 8th Avenue SW

3/15/2019 4:47:06 PM

Restricted - Installation of thermoplastic markings and chain link fence, along with painting and project clean-up work requiring lane restrictions March 4-22. Work hours are weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some of this work is weather dependent and requires dry pavement. Motorists should expect delays. more →
Restricted - SE Green River Gorge Road from Black Diamond city limit to Veazie Cumberland Road SE

Restricted - SE Green River Gorge Road from Black Diamond city limit to Veazie Cumberland Road SE

3/14/2019 8:14:47 AM

Restricted - Paving preparation work requiring an alternating lane restriction. Flaggers will direct traffic through the work zone, expect delays. Work will take place weekdays from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. more →
State lawmakers seek permanent daylight saving time in Washington

State lawmakers seek permanent daylight saving time in Washington

3/13/2019 4:30:00 PM

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Senate and House are working toward compromise on two bills; voters could decide in November election

State lawmakers seek permanent daylight saving time in Washington
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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.