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LS Fire receives positive review from State Auditor


February 28, 2012

Lake Stevens Fire received a positive review from the Washington State Auditor for the years 2009-2010. The focus of this audit was Financial Statements and Accountability. This success is a direct result of internal quality controls and accurate financial reporting within the District.

The State Auditor’s report reflected “the District’s internal controls were adequate to safeguard public assets.” Additionally “the District complied with the state laws and regulations and its own policies and procedures in the areas examined.”

Chief Lingenfelter commented, “We appreciate both the professionalism and thoroughness evidenced by representatives of the State Auditor’s Office. It is our goal to be both accountable and transparent to the citizens of the Fire District.”

The 2009-2010 Washington State Audit Report for Lake Stevens Fire has been posted on their website at:


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