JACKSON COUNTY

FIRE DISTRICT 5

 








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 General District Information

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Stations

 

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.

 

 

     Tours

 

    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. 

 

 

 

Personnel

 

Fire District 5 employs twenty-four paid Firefighters / Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's), all of whom work 24-hour shifts. Forty Volunteer and Student Firefighters supplement the staffing day and night at both stations. In addition, there are four administrative personnel: Fire Chief, Division Chief/Training Officer, Business Manager and Staff Assistant.

 

 

Alarms

 

In 2013, the District responded to 2,381 emergency calls, categorized as follows:

 

Rescue/Medicals:   1,239                  

Motor Vehicle Accidents:   149

Vehicle Fires:   26              

Structure Fires:   47                              

Grass/Brush Fires:   33

Illegal Outdoor Burning/Smoke Investigations:   122

Public Assists:   209

Hazardous Conditions / Spills:   33

Good Intent/False Alarms:   483

Miscellaneous: 40

 

Response Area

 

In Southern Jackson County, Oregon, Fire District 5 responds to the Cities of Talent and Phoenix, as well as unincorporated areas outside Ashland, Talent and Phoenix - about 115 square miles with an estimated population of 25,000 people.

 

 

 

                     Station One (Headquarters) - 5811 South Pacific Highway / Phoenix, Oregon 97535 / (541) 535-4222

Station Two - 40 Neil Creek Road / Ashland, Oregon 97520 / (541) 482-5991

 Station Three - 116 West Second Street / Phoenix, Oregon 97535 / (541) 535-8400