"Dedicated to Providing the Highest Level of Public Safety Services to our Community"
Benton County Fire District #1
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Administrative Staff

Fire Administrative Center

Lonnie Click - Fire Chief

Phone: (509) 737-0911 Ext. 111


Responsible for providing administrative direction and leadership for all Fire District functions, operations, and personnel through the supervision of staff and a review of their activities. 

Billie Paden-Lilly - Financial Manager

Phone: (509) 737-0911 Ext. 112


Responsible for maintaining Fire District Financial Records.  Assists in preparation of annual budget, tax levy, State audit, processes career staff payroll and quarterly tax filing. Supports Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, Volunteer and Career members with day to day projects and operations.

April Ewing - Administrative Assistant

Phone: (509) 737-0911 Ext. 113


Responsible for processing Fire District accounts payable and accounts receivable including Emergency Medical Services (Ambulance) billing and collections. Assists with coordination and daily operations of the Fire District administrative office. 


Misty Ferrell - Office/MPD Assistant

Phone: (509) 737-0911 Ext. 114


Responsible for assisting the Medical Program Director with emergency medical service certification and supports the Fire District office staff with daily routine functions. Assists with computer data entry; answering and processing phone calls and maintains the filing system for volunteer firefighter personnel records.