Jackson County Fire District 5
Fire District 5 employs twenty-four paid Firefighters / Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's), all of whom work 24-hour shifts. Twenty-five Volunteer and Student Firefighters supplement the staffing day and night at both stations. In addition, there are four administrative personnel: Fire Chief, Deputy Chief, Business Manager and Staff Assistant.
Fire District 5 operates from three stations, staffed 24-hours a day with paid Firefighter/EMT's. Headquarters Station #1, located at 5811 South Pacific Highway in Phoenix, Oregon, houses all administrative staff as well as emergency response personnel. Station #2 is located at 40 Neil Creek Road in Ashland, just off Highway 66, and Station #3 is at 116 W. Second Street in downtown Phoenix.
In 2015, the District responded to 2,546 emergency calls, categorized as follows:
Motor Vehicle Accidents: 164
Vehicle Fires: 17
Structure Fires: 35
Grass/Brush Fires: 33
Illegal Outdoor Burning/Smoke Investigations: 117
Public Assists: 348
Hazardous Conditions / Spills: 52
Good Intent/False Alarms: 440
Station tours are available weekdays between
8:00 am and 5:00 pm, just drop by and bring the kids!
For group, weekend or evening tours, phone ahead and we will be happy to arrange a time.