About Us

Mountain View Fire and Rescue was formed on January 6, 1953 and was formally known as King County Fire District 44 (JPG). The district has grown over the years to what it is today with a population of over 32,000 people and an area of 70 square miles to include much of the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, and City of Black Diamond.

The service area is comprised of primarily rural residential property with numerous schools and a few commercial businesses.

King County Fire District #44 Map

Prominent landmarks include:

  • Flaming Geyser State Park
  • Muckleshoot Indian Reservation
  • Pacific Raceways
  • Washington National Golf Course
  • White River Amphitheater

The district protects a major stretch of the Green River as it traverses the district east to west.

Mutual Aid Agreements

Mountain View Fire and Rescue has a mutual aid agreement with all Fire Departments in King County under the County wide "Mutual Assistance and Interlocal Agreement"  including our direct neighbors:

  • Enumclaw Fire Department
  • Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority
  • Valley Regional Fire Authority

King County Medic One provides advanced life support services for the district and Medic 12 operates out of Mountain View Fire and Rescue Station 94. Our 911 calls are dispatched through Valley Communications based in Kent. We respond to approximately 2,500 alarms each year, most are medical related. Review our latest call volume.

Board of Commissioners

The District serves under the direction of an elected, 5 member Board of Commissioners. Each Commissioner serves a 6-year term. We welcome the public to attend board meetings, which are generally held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. Review agendas and minutes from the past few Board of Commissioner Meetings. Meetings are currently held virtually, information on joining the meeting may be found in the meeting agenda.


  • Dawn Judkins - Fire Chief
  • Dustin Trout - Deputy Chief
  • Patty Kramlich - Finance Manager
  • Lisette Kelly - Administrative Assistant
  • Mike Sodon - Maintenance Manager

The district is a "combination" department, meaning we have both career and volunteer firefighters. Our roughly 35 career firefighters belong to IAFF Local 3186. The volunteer program has approximately 10 volunteers that include Firefighters, Emergency Medical Technicians & Chaplains.

Through the combination of career and volunteer personnel, Mountain View strives to provide the citizens of the community with timely responses from well-trained individuals and proper equipment, within the limits of our operating budget.


The district operates out of 7 fire stations, deploying:

  • medium and light rescue vehicles
  • structure fire apparatus
  • person transport vans
  • wild land brush trucks
  • pumper/tenders
  • aid vehicles
  • variety of command, training/ safety officer and maintenance vehicles