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


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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 PhotosEffective July 22, no campfires are allowed in state parks and in state-managed forests EAST OF INTERSTATE 5, even in designated campfire areas. This includes:charcoal firescooking fireswarming firespropane fire pitscandlestiki torchespellet-fueled grills and other devices that emit flames or embers.Portable cooking stoves using liquefied or bottle fuels and propane/liquid-fueled lanterns are allowed.Visit bit.ly/320y9XG for additional details.Image description: Icon image of a campfire. Red circle surrounds image and a red slash through image.#KnowBeforeYouGo#KeepOregonGreen#OneLessSpark#OregonStateParks ... See MoreSee Less
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Hood River County has passed a Resolution declaring a Local State of Emergency due to Extreme Weather Conditions and Fire Danger in Unincorporated Hood River County, including a ban on use of all fireworks. This action will preserve resources so the County may take other steps for public safety and emergency preparedness response.Read the full text of Resolution 2392 at this link:www.hoodrivercounty.gov/vertical/Sites/%7B4BB5BFDA-3709-449E-9B16-B62A0A0DD6E4%7D/uploads/21_06_2...(photo Eagle Creek Fire from Hood River County Tree Farm, Sept. 2, 2017) ... See MoreSee Less
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Fire restrictions are now in effect by Oregon Department of Forestry. Please obey restrictions to prevent human caused wildfires in Hood River County.• No open fires (including campfires and cooking fires).• No smoking.• No use of fireworks or blasting.• No use of motor vehicles including motorcycles and ATVs except on improved roads or vehicles used by landowner. (This includes no parking vehicles off-road or in areas of dry grass.)Between 10 am – 8 pm:• No chainsaw use.• No mowing dry grass with power equipment.• No cutting, grinding or welding of metal. ... See MoreSee Less
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Hood River County would like to help spread the word that Hood River Garbage pick-ups may occur earlier than usual due to extreme temperatures forecasted. Please be prepared by putting bins out the night before scheduled pick-ups in upcoming days. ... See MoreSee Less
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District Update:

• Fire season is in Effect
• The Burn Ban is in Effect
• The Fire Danger is Moderate

With the above average temperatures and unseasonably dry conditions, please be cautious.

Effective October 15th burning will be allowed 6am-11am with a valid permit.

Here’s a video of last night’s fire off of Brookeside Rd. Check out our facebook or instagram page for me pictures! https://t.co/hx9LrDw76w

Happy 4th of July! As always, we will be here and ready when you need us! Those using fireworks tonight, please do so safely. Fire Season is here and it’s dry out there. @ West Side Fire District https://t.co/2TIn8Wbf1F

We are excited that we get our view back! Happy Saturday, enjoy the outdoors while social distancing. @ West Side Fire District https://t.co/NPD4AWPAVM