Emergency Medical Service

Ambulance and equipment

The Anacortes Fire Department provides emergency response and ambulance services for the City of Anacortes, Fidalgo and Guemes Islands under contract with Skagit County, funded partially by the Medic One Levy. The service area encompasses 85 square miles with a full-time population of 22,550.

These services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week through 911.


The Emergency Medical Services Operations are managed by Assistant Chief Mannix McDonnell. The Department's 25 career Firefighters are also state certified Paramedics (19) or EMTs (9) trained to utilize the Department's four ambulances as Mobile Intensive Care Units.

Service Questions

If you have questions regarding services, please contact the Fire Department at 360-293-1925.

Bill Questions

If you have questions regarding billing, please contact 800-238-9398.

Patient Privacy

Patient information is protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). For a complete statement of your rights to obtain, release or amend your health information, see our Notice of Health Information Privacy Practices. If you wish to request a copy of your incident report, please contact the Privacy Officer at 360-299-4129 or email a completed Request for Access to the Privacy Officer