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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STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES – SUNDAY

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES – SUNDAY

7/22/2018 10:04:56 AM

Festival Lineup for Sunday Here are some things to do today, Sunday, July 22nd at the 2018 Strawberry Festival: Remember, Vashon Hwy will be closed during the festival until 6pm. For visitors wanting to avoid the festival traffic, there will be a Shuttle bus running from the north end ferry terminal approximately every 30 minutes […] more →
STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES – SUNDAY

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES – SUNDAY

7/22/2018 8:36:17 AM

Strawberry Festival Activities – Sunday Here is an update and some things to do today, Sunday, July 22nd, at the 2018 Strawberry Festival: Weather today should be warmer than yesterday with sunny skies and a forecast high of 80. For visitors wanting to avoid the festival traffic, there will be a Shuttle bus running from […] more →
STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES – SATURDAY

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES – SATURDAY

7/21/2018 11:04:44 AM

Strawberry Festival Activities – Saturday Here is an update and some things to do today, Saturday, July 21st, at the 2018 Strawberry Festival: Weather today should be a perfect day with mostly sunny skies and a forecast high of 75. For visitors wanting to avoid the festival traffic, there will be a Shuttle bus running […] more →
NAFTA Renegotiation Outlook 'Changes With The Wind' 

NAFTA Renegotiation Outlook 'Changes With The Wind' 

7/20/2018 6:59:33 PM

Policymakers, academics and regional industry leaders from the U.S. and western Canada are getting together in Spokane Monday to get an update on ongoing talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. So far, top U.S., Canadian and Mexican officials have missed numerous self-imposed deadlines to reach a deal. more →
Upcoming restriction - Vashon Highway SW from SW Burton Drive to SW Cemetery Road

Upcoming restriction - Vashon Highway SW from SW Burton Drive to SW Cemetery Road

7/20/2018 6:45:53 PM

Upcoming restriction - Pavement preservation work. From Monday, July 23 to Thursday, July 26, grinding and paving work will occur in the northbound lane from SW Burton Drive to SW Cemetery Road. On Friday, July 27, work is anticipated to begin at SW 156th Street and head northbound toward the Southworth/Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal. The work requires a lane restriction daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. More at: https://bit.ly/2xvpnUB more →
Western Farmers Put On Laser Light Shows To Shoo Away Thieving Birds

Western Farmers Put On Laser Light Shows To Shoo Away Thieving Birds

7/20/2018 6:42:57 PM

During every berry picking season in the Pacific Northwest, blueberry and raspberry growers fight to prevent birds from gobbling up the crop before they can harvest it. This year, some farmers are trying something new and high tech to scare away the thieving birds. 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.