Town explores funding strategies for new fireboat
July 5, 2022
There’s a strong current of support for the Town to order a new fireboat to better protect La Conner’s historic waterfront and local marinas.
During the June 28 town council meeting, La Conner Hook & Ladder chief Aaron Reinstra and assistant chief Adam Avery addressed the fire department’s goal to replace its aging fireboat that has been out of service for more than a year.
“Having a fireboat on the water,” stressed Avery, “would be a huge advantage for us. You need multiple points of contact.”
Mayor Ramon Hayes and Town Administrator Scott Thomas said they support approach...