Our Mission

Neighbor helping neighbor since 1948.

The West Side Fire District shall help preserve and enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting life and property in and around the fire district by providing: Fire Suppression, Fire Prevention, Emergency Medical Services, Public Awareness Programs, Inspections and other related services. This shall be accomplished by the dedicated service of our volunteer firefighters.

Click this link for additional information: Recruitment Flyer 19 PDF

File a Burn Complaint Online: https:https://arcg.is/1mOS4z

Contact us about any questions or start the conversation if your interested in being a Volunteer : 541.386.1550


Important Information Links


Stay up to date on COVID-19 and local information.

Get, Ready, Gorge Website

OHA COVID19 Updates

HRC Heath Department COVID19 Link



Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Alert Program. Click here to sign up

Visit the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Central Oregon District Info page here. The District is responsible for the protection of 2.2 million acres of private and public forest and rangeland in 11 counties in the north-central portion of Oregon.

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Timeline photosPreventing the start of wildfires is up to the community. Here are some things you can do to keep your home safe:🔥 Avoid activities that involve flames.🔥 Discard cigarettes properly. 🔥 Do not park or drive your car on dry grass.For more tips, follow Smokey Bear ... See MoreSee Less
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Escaped debris burns are the #1 human cause of wildfires in Oregon. If burning yard debris is your only option, check conditions & local restrictions, have water on hand, stay with the fire, and make sure it is completely out before leaving. #Oregon #PreventWildfires #BelieveInFireSafety #Bigfoot #WildfireAwarenessMonth #Wildfire ... See MoreSee Less
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Timeline photosTimber felling began Monday, May 9th for the Oregano Timber Sale. A portion of the Eldorado Trail is closed for safety and is posted on the trail (see map). The partial closure is expected to last approximately 10 days and will be opened as soon as it is safe. Riding on a closed trail may result in a fine. However, the real risk is you are putting yourself in danger, and you may put others at risk by your example of riding a closed trail. Please take this opportunity to explore some different routes. We will re-open the trail as soon as possible! Thank you for your understanding and cooperation! ... See MoreSee Less
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May you Rest In Peace, we are forever grateful for your dedication and service! Assistant Chief Sieverkropp, you will be dearly missed! ... See MoreSee Less
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#InternationalFirefightersDayThanks for all that you do, West Side Family! ... See MoreSee Less
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Shout out to our favorite ladies! #InternationalWomensDay2022 we appreciate all of you and the hard work you do! Thank you!
Burning is allowed Sunrise until Sunset with a valid Permit.
Effective October 1st Burning will be allowed sunrise until 11am with a valid permit. Please hold off on the large piles until we receive additional rain. Thank you!