Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue

Divisions - Planning - Knox Boxes

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Residents of Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue (serving Clearview, Lake Stevens, Maltby, Monroe and portions of unincorporated Bothell, Everett, Snohomish, and Woodinville) in Snohomish County wishing to provide emergency access to firefighters and EMTs responding to their residence or business are encouraged to purchase and install the Knox® HomeBox™. The HomeBox™ is only available online at or by calling 855.438.5669.

To order online, navigate to and click on BUY NOW. Complete the "Choose Your Community" profile as shown below. This is correct for all areas served by Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue.

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Residential KnoxBoxes are secure, residential key safes that can only be accessed by first responders.


Once the Knox® HomeBox™ arrives, install the box in accordance with the included instructions. Ensure you have a key available to lock into the HomeBox™ and then contact the fire district to lock your key inside. You can request the HomeBox™ lock-up by email: or by phone: 360.805.0338, Option 2. If you need assistance with installation, please contact the fire district as indicated above to schedule a home visit for installation at no additional charge.


After installation, only firefighters are able to access the key which is locked inside. In the event you have a law enforcement emergency, officers may call the fire district out to your residence to gain access.


If you are not located within the District for Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue, please contact with the proposed installation address, and we will gladly help you contact the appropriate resources to help with your desired HomeBox™purchase.

Enable first responder rapid access by installing a secure UL listed Knox Box that houses entry keys and access cards.

Knox Gate & Key Switches override electronic gates to allow first responders rapid access. Gate & Key Switch installation is usually at the entrance of gated communities and apartment complexes, as well as roll up doors.

Your occupancy has been recommended or required to purchase a Knox Rapid Entry System product for emergency fire department use. To order the product specified by the fire marshal, click the link below or copy this link to your web browser:

This link will take you to a page that specifies you are ordering a Knox product for installation in Monroe, Washington, which is the headquarters location of, and the correct fire department for all locations within Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue: Maltby, Clearview, Mill Creek, Monroe, Lake Stevens, and unincorporated areas of Bothell, Everett, Snohomish, and Woodinville. Ordering through this link will ensure that the proper key code for Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue is shipped to you.

Knox Box Rapid Access System

Trusted by thousands of fire and law enforcement agencies for over 40 years, Knox Rapid Access Solutions have provided first responders with immediate access into secure buildings, campuses, residences and commercial properties when it matters most. Removing barriers to entry reduces injuries to responders and minimizes property damage. That's the power of the Knox rapid access system.

Installation Instructions
Your Knox Rapid Entry System product will be shipped to the address you specified during your order process. The Knox Product will not be able to be opened by anyone other than authorized Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue personnel. (All Knox Master keys are secured in district apparatus, and may only be accessed with an individual key release code).

Knox boxes are shipped in an unlocked position, allowing you to install the box prior to the fire department arriving to secure your keys or key cards in the Knox Box.

Installation instructions are included in the shipping materials. It is extremely important for the security of your building to install the product in accordance with the instructions, including using the proper grade of bolts and hardware specified in the instructions.

Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue specifies a mounting height of 60" above the ground to the center of the box for Knox Boxes and otherwise a convenient height of all other products.

Once your Knox product is installed and ready to be secured, please call the inspection request line to request the box be secured: 360.805.0338, Option 2. You may also email your Knox product lock request to