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.