Wasco County Fire Department

Find Wasco County Oregon fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.

City of Dufur, City Hall 175 Northeast 3rd Street Dufur OR 97021 541-467-2349

Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue 1400 West 8th Street The Dalles OR 97058 541-296-9445

Mosier Fire Department 208 Washington Street Mosier OR 97040 541-478-4335

Wamic Rural Fire Department 11 Pine Hollow Access Road Tygh Valley OR 97063 541-544-2338

About Wasco County Fire Departments

Wasco County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Wasco County, OR community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Wasco County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Wasco County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Wasco County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Wasco County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Wasco County

Wasco County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in Oregon are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Wasco County. Wasco County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Wasco County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Wasco County, OR

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Wasco County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Wasco County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Wasco County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Wasco County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Wasco County and Oregon Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Wasco County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Wasco County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.