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

Board Meeting Information: WSFD April Board Meeting Agenda

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

Election Results 2019  West Side Levy Results

The Fire Station Construction projects are complete.

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



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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.

Westside Facebook Feed

Hood River County Forestry Department reminds the community that, for April, conditions are unseasonably dry in the forest below 2500’ elevation. Wildfires from campfires and debris burning have already cause wildfires in the area. More dry, warm weather is expected. We ask residents and visitors to please be cautious — wildfire risk is already high. ... See MoreSee Less
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We are entering a stretch of dry weather with east winds that will elevate the fire danger through the weekend. Please be cautious if you plan to burn and have water nearby. Unfortunately, it is unseasonably dry in the lower foothills and eastern gorge. Fire Agencies have already responded to numerous fires this spring with the largest being about 6 acres. All fires to date have resulted from yard debris or slash piles getting out of control. Please be safe, thank you! ... See MoreSee Less
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Please remember, there are designated areas for camp fires. In the middle of a mountain bike trail isn’t one of them. Thanks to the gentlemen who called it in. ... See MoreSee Less
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Hood River County's Public Works Department recently added a “Report a Road Issue” feature to the county website at this link: survey123.arcgis.com/share/2d5b47b8c88741c2b2cd0f6baad5e52dThe form and map provide a way for people to report a variety of issues directly to County Public Works (such as potholes, downed trees, injured animals, etc.). You can identify the location on a map and photos can also be attached and submitted. Please help us spread the word! ... See MoreSee Less
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We recommend chipping, composting, or recycling your yard debris. If you choose to burn, these safety tips can help prevent your burn pile from becoming the next wildland fire. #believeinfiresafety ... See MoreSee Less
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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