Breakdown by Major Incident Types for 2019
The District responded to 3,103 emergency calls, categorized as follows:
Overpressure rupture, explosion, overheat - no fire: 7
Rescue & Emergency Medical Service: 1,675
Hazardous Condition (No Fire): 51
Service Call: 504
Good Intent Call: 667
False Alarm & False Call: 80
Severe Weather & Natural Disaster: 2
Special Incident Type: 29
Fire District 5 operates from three stations, staffed 24-hours a day with paid Firefighter/EMT's. Headquarters Station No. 1, located at 5811 South Pacific Highway in Phoenix, Oregon, houses all administrative staff as well as emergency response personnel. Station No. 2, is located at 40 Neil Creek Road in Ashland, just off Highway 66, and Station No. 3, is at 116 W. Second Street in downtown Phoenix.
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.
Fire District 5 employs twenty-four paid Firefighters / Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's), all of whom work 48-hour shifts. Twenty-five volunteers and Student Firefighters supplement the staffing day and night at both stations. In addition, there are four administrative personnel: Fire Chief, Business Managers, and Administrative Assistant.