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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Fire restrictions go into effect this Wednesday, August 10 on the Mt. Hood National Forest. 📢📢❌All campfires, charcoal or briquette fires, pellet fires, or any other open fires will be prohibited under a Forest Order, including in developed campgrounds. ✅Portable cooking stoves, lanterns, and heating devices using liquefied or bottled fuel, such as propane, are still allowed as they can be instantly switched off.❌Target shooting will also be temporarily prohibited on Forest lands due to fire danger.Fire Danger is currently very high. For the full news release: bit.ly/3Q8YQjF ... See MoreSee Less
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Head's up! Due to risks of wildfires, the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area - U.S. Forest Service has issued restrictions on campfires, smoking, and other activities in National Forest System lands in the Gorge starting this week.Click below to access the news release and forest order.www.fs.usda.gov/detail/crgnsa/news-events/?cid=FSEPRD1047198 ... See MoreSee Less
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Hood River County agencies responded to the Miller Road Fire in Wasco County yesterday. West Side sent a crew on our Brush truck. Crews were dispatched around 330pm on Tuesday and arrived back home around 9am this morning. Mutual aid, mobilizations and teamwork is what makes these responses so successful. ... 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!