The Kitsap Fire Fighters Union IAFF Local 2819 is dedicated to the protection of wages, hours and conditions of work, the promotion of positive public image, and the fostering of fellowship among members.
The Local comprises six bargaining units, representing 165 fire fighters and non-uniformed personnelworking for three fire protection districts in Kitsap County; North Kitsap Fire & Rescue, Poulsbo Fire Department/ Dist. 18, and Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue.
These three agencies provide Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) response to approximately 217 square miles of land and serve a population of 120,000 citizens.
In 2017 the combined number of emergencies responded to was over 14,500.