"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 District Office

Lonnie Click - Chief Executive Officer
Phone: (509) 737-0911 Ext. 1111


P.Scott LoParco - Fire Chief
Phone: (509) 737-0911 Ext. 1116  

Following the policy direction of the Board of Commissioners, the Fire Chief is 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.


April Ewing - Executive Director of Business Operations
Phone (509) 737-0911 Ext. 1113

Under the direction of the Fire Chief, the Executive Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing general administrative and financial services for the District.  The Executive Director assists in policy implementation for the District and acts as the principal assistant to the Fire Chief in all aspects of government, business, administration and financial manners. 


Misty Ferrell - Office/MPD Assistant
Phone: (509) 737-0911 Ext. 1114

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Office Assistant supports the administrative staff with daily routine functions. Responsible for verifying ambulance billing information for accuracy and serves as the liaison between the Fire District and Ambulance Billing Company, Responsible for processing volunteer member training records, certifications, and emergency response records and reimbursement.  Under the direction of the Medical Program Director, the MPD Assistant is responsible for assisting with emergency medical service certification.