In 2018, the District responded to 2,908 emergency calls, categorized as follows:
Overpressure rupture, explosion, overheat - no fire: 2
Rescue & Emergency Medical Service: 1,617
Hazardous Condition (No Fire): 41
Service Call: 397
Good Intent Call: 601
False Alarm & False Call: 94
Severe Weather & Natural Disaster: 1
Special Incident Type: 27
Fire District 5 employs twenty-four paid Firefighters / Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's), all of whom work 48-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 Administrative Assistant.
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.
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