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Richard Deleissegues
Richard Deleissegues
The Passing of Fire Commissioner Richard Deleissegues (Photo) - 09/11/18

It is with regret that Fire District 3 announces the passing of Fire Commissioner Richard Deleissegues. Commissioner Deleissegues passed away at his home in Hockinson on Sunday, September 9, 2018.


Richard graduated from the University of Nevada in 1959. He spent two and a half years on active duty with the US Army (and another 26 years in the Army Reserve), serving as Lieutenant Colonel before retiring.  


He was employed by the US Forest Service for more than 30 years. He worked in the Modoc, Angeles, Shasta-Trinity and San Bernardino National Forests in California; the Washington DC National Headquarters; Montana; and then back to San Francisco, California where he retired as Director of Engineering for the Region (California and Hawaii) in 1994. He moved to Vancouver, Washington in 1994 and to Hockinson in 1995.

While in the Forest Service, he served in the fire organization. He continued his community service by becoming a Fire Commissioner for Fire District 3 on January 1, 2000. He had a strong admiration and respect for all of the men and women who serve in fire and emergency response organizations and was proud to work with them. He also served on the Clark County Planning Commission.

Richard was married to Becky and they have two grown children. Melissa, and Richard, who both live in California with their families. 


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Fire District 3 Awarded $408,560.00 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (Photo) - 08/29/18

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded Clark County Fire District 3 a $408,560.00 Assistance to Firefighters Grant. The grant will enable Fire District 3 to replace self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). 

Fire District 3 requested the assistance to replace obsolete SCBA equipment with new, safe, interoperable equipment that meets the current minimum requirements of Washington Administrative Code 296.305 and the National Fire Protection Association. 

Fire District 3 will replace the entire inventory of SCBA equipment with new equipment to be better equipped to adequately protect the community and ensure firefighter safety in hazardous atmospheres.  


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Scott Anders Chosen As Next Fire District 3 Commissioner (Photo) - 08/28/18

The Clark County Fire District 3 Board of Fire Commissioners has selected a new Fire Commissioner to replace Commissioner Buck Heidrick, who retired on July 9, 2018. Scott Anders was selected on August 8, 2018, he received his Oath of Office on August 13, 2018.

Scott was born in Northern Virginia. His father was transferred to Southern California where Scott went to junior high and high school.

After finishing high school Scott moved north to attend the University of Oregon where he graduated from in 1984. After working for a year in retail, Scott moved back to Washington, D.C., to work for the U.S. Department of Justice.

Scott started law school at American University in 1986. His job was transferred back to the West Coast in 1987 and he transferred to Lewis and Clark College Law School where he finished the evening program a semester early while working full-time during the day.

After passing the bar exam, Scott worked for the Clark County Prosecutor’s office for approximately 11 years. Scott was appointed to the Clark County District Court as a Judge in January of 2001. He left the bench in 2005 for an executive position in a financial company.

Scott returned to practice law in 2009. He continues to practice to this day focusing on real estate, creditors’ rights, and general business at Jordan Ramis, PC.

Scott and wife Colleen have lived in the Hockinson area for 23 years. They have one daughter, Samantha, who now lives in Boston.


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