Fire Commissioner Dan Huff, left, is sworn in for a six-year term by Clallam 2 Fire-Rescue Chief Jake Patterson.

Fire Commissioner Dan Huff, left, is sworn in for a six-year term by Clallam 2 Fire-Rescue Chief Jake Patterson.

Clallam County Fire District 2 Commissioner sworn in

PORT ANGELES — Dan Huff was sworn in as a commissioner at a recent meeting of the commissioners of Clallam County Fire District 2.

Huff, who was elected to a six-year term in the district’s Position 1, had been serving as a commissioner since October 2022 when he was appointed to fill the unfinished term of retiring commissioner Thomas Martin Jr.

Huff joined the district in 1977 as a volunteer firefighter and retired as assistant chief in December 2022.

The district services 9,500 people over 85 square miles surrounding the city of Port Angeles including the communities of Deer Park, Gales Addition, Mt. Pleasant Community, Black Diamond, Dry Creek, Lake Sutherland and the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe.

Its 45 volunteers and nine full-time firefighters, paramedics and EMTs respond to an average of 1,900 emergency calls per year.

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