South King Fire & Rescue

South King Fire & Rescue


GovernmentEmergency Services

About Us

South King Fire and Rescue is also known as Fire Protection District 39. We provide emergency services to the Cities of Federal Way, and Des Moines, while covering parts of Un-Incorporated King County. We proudly serve over 160,000 community members and the thousands of visitors to our local region. South King Fire and Rescue responds to over 24,000 calls a year and those range from medical, fire, water, confined space, trench rescue, rope rescue, hazardous materials, and many more. Our dedicated staff of 160 plus firefighters take great pride and dedication in learning every aspect of their profession so that we can respond swiftly to mitigate any emergency facing our community.

Video Media


3 Alarm Fire
3 Alarm Fire (2)
Dog Rescue
Trench Rescue
Brush Fire
SR 18 Semi Truck Fire

Rep/Contact Info

Brad Chaney
Community Affairs Officer
Kevin Crossen
Assistant Chief
Dave Mataftin
Fire Chief
Dave Van Valkenburg
Assistant Chief, Operations