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 PhotosOne of the causes of human sparked wildfires is a debris or pile burn that has escaped. There are things you can do to prevent this from happening. First, follow all burning restrictions, and be safe! #NationalPreparednessMonth #Oregon #PreventWildfires ... See MoreSee Less
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Beginning today, a section of Dirt Surfer / Trail #170 will be temporarily closed for new bridge construction. The attached map highlights the section of trail closure in blue/green just north of Kingsley Reservoir. Riding in from the Maple Rd. cut-in to access the trail will not be affected, and the trail is expected to be fully opened early next week. ... See MoreSee Less
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HEADS UP. Predicted rainfall later this week WILL NOT open up burning. Check with your local ODF office, protective association, or fire department before burning debris. ... See MoreSee Less
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We are thankful these resources are available and located within our region! ... 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