It is the mission of the Fire Division of the Directorate of Emergency Services to protect and enhance the quality of life for every Airman, Soldier, civilian and family member living, working and visiting Joint Base Lewis-McChord and to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of the community through code enforcement, loss prevention and effective fire prevention and public education programs. The Fire Divison employs highly-skilled and professional emergency response teams capable of providing emergency medical, hazardous material, fire rescue, fire suppression and consequence management to mitigate the effects of both natural and man-made disasters.


Emergency 911
Non-Emergency  JBECC 253-912-4442
Fire Chief 253-966-2616
Deputy Fire Chief 253-966-9075
Administrative Assistant 253-966-2615
Fire Prevention 253-966-7156
Station 101-West Way 253-966-9846
Station 102-Gray Army Airfield 253-967-4808
Station 103-Madigan Army Medical Center 253-967-6424
Station 104-Lewis North 253-967-2714
Station 105-McChord Field 253-982-2606
Station 106-McChord Housing 253-982-5562
 Station 107 Fire Prevention 253-966-7164



AR 420-1 and JBLM Regulation 420-30 require all buildings on JBLM to have a Fire Evacuation Coordinator/Building Manager assigned and trained by the Fire Department.

Building Managers Training takes place 9 a.m. the first and third Wednesday of the month. A new virtual Building Managers training will start Jan. 20 on Microsoft Teams. To request an invite, send an email to :  The request for invite must be submitted no later than 4 p.m. the day before the training. Two copies of Commander signed appointment of orders must be attached to the request to receive an invite for the training. Training will not take place on federal holidays and DONSAs.

Class dates for the remainder of the calendar year:

Bldg. Managers Training:

Hot Work Permit Training (PAI) All training conducted at BLDG. 2014 Pendelton Avenue on Lewis Main.

The next Hot Work training will be conducted at 9 a.m. Jan. 21 at Bldg. 2014 (Fire Station 107). After that date it will be the first and third Thursday of the month. Seating is limited to 10 seats and all attendees are required to wear a mask and follow CDC and Commands COIVD-19 protocols at all times – hand sanitizer is available. Future training will be accomplished virtually soon but, until then, we will have in-person training. All Hot Work on the installation requires a Hot Work permit IAW OSHA 1910-252 and NFPA 51B, and we at JBLM have a self-permitting process. For more information, call 253-966-7156.


For more information, please call Captain Ed Chavez at 253-377-4651 or email: