Bonney Lake Strong sign

When disaster strikes it takes a village to battle and ours is strong.

We are incredibly grateful for our community’s compassion and generosity. So many of you shared words of appreciation and found a way to come together to assist community members that were impacted by the fire. THANK YOU!

We would like to send a big THANK YOU to everyone who worked night and day to keep our community safe from the #SumnerGradeFire. The list is long and in no particular order.

  • East Pierce Fire and fire crews from across the state, including: Orting Valley Fire & Rescue, Skagit County Fire District 14 (Alger), Bothell Fire and EMS, East Pierce Fire & Rescue, Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue, Central Pierce Fire & Rescue, Duvall Fire, Gig Harbor Fire and Medic One, Kirkland Fire Department, Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue, Lewis County Fire District 5 (Newaukum Valley), Mason County Fire District 16, Poulsbo Fire Department, Seattle Fire Department, Snohomish Fire District 21 (Arlington Rural), Snohomish Valley Fire District 26 (Sky Valley), Woodinville Fire and Rescue
  • Washington’s Fire Service State Mobilization Strike Teams: DNR Northwest Washington Strike Team, DNR Southeast Washington Strike Team
  • Mountain West Wildfire – fallers
  • Bonney Lake Police Department and neighboring agencies, including: Sumner Police Department, Buckley Police Department, Lakewood Police Department, Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, Puyallup Police Department, Washington State Patrol, and Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife
  • City of Bonney Lake public works, senior center, and emergency operations center team
  • City of Sumner, police and public works
  • South Sound 911
  • Washington National Guard
  • Western Washington Incident Management Team
  • Pierce County Incident Management Team
  • Pierce County Department of Emergency Management
  • WSDOT
  • Department of Natural Resources
  • North Sky Communications
  • Peterson Brothers Construction
  • Pacific Northwest Hydro Seeders
  • Puget Sound Energy
  • Potelco
  • Telecommunications crews
  • Red Cross
  • Sumner-Bonney Lake School District
  • Numerous businesses within the community for providing meals to first responders

We are #strongertogether #bettertogether #BonneyLakeStrong



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Donations

We are overwhelmed by the amount of support during these difficult times. THANK YOU for all of the support for the city, police and fire departments. We truly appreciate every offer and generous donations. However, we are unable to take donations of items. Donations of supplies add to the list of logistical tasks. If you’d like to donate, please consider a cash donation to the Red Cross. This will also allow them to distribute funds as needed. www.redcross.org/donate/donation.html

Waste and Recycling Service

Residents in the evacuation area, please double up for garbage next Wednesday, Sept. 16 and recycle on Wednesday, Sept. 23.