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By Jana Hill
Mill Creek Beacon Editor 

Mill Creek area fire service renamed

Fire District 7 is now Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue


Last updated 10/13/2020 at 2:33pm

Photo courtesy of Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue

The fire service covering Mill Creek recently changed its name to better communicate the wider community it serves. In August of 2019, Fire District 7 merged with Lake Stevens Fire.

Starting Oct. 10, Fire District 7 is no longer Fire District 7 -- it is Snohomish Regional Fire and Rescue.

The district merged with Lake Stevens Fire District in the August Primary Election, in 2019 with an 80 percent "yes" vote by Lake Stevens residents. The two fire districts officiated voter will at the start of 2020, and completed the merger. The idea of renaming the fire district to represent the communities served has been a forefront discussion since merger talks began. A new moniker will highlight regional partnerships, communicating a long-standing value of both districts, distric...

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