Applegate Fire District 9
Applegate Fire District 9
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Applegate Fire District 9
Applegate Fire District 9

 

Do you want to support the Applegate Volunteer Firefighters?

 

Have you thought about joining the fire district but didn't know where you would fit in?
Call the District Office
for more information
(541) 899-1050


Volunteers are always needed in the Auxillary Group
to plan for upcoming events.
Don't hesitate- Join our team now!

Auxillary Friends

This group meets at Headquarters on third
Tuesdays - 6pm
(every other month)

Next meeting is
Sept. 20, 2016

 

Applegate Valley Fire District
1095 Upper Applegate Road, Jacksonville, OR 97530

 


Applegate Fire District Info

It is our mission to respond to the needs of our citizens in a professional manner by those dedicated to making
the Applegate Valley a better place to live.

It is our vision to be recognized by our community as a group that is focused on teamwork, leadership, integrity, pride, professionalism, compassion, respect and functions as a highly reliable organization that consistently capitalizes on our number one asset - people.

 
 
 

Fire Season Regulations

Fire Danger Level is High -
We are still in fire season Please use caution

Fire season is in effect on lands protected by the Oregon Dept. of Forestry's Southwest Oregon District. The fire danger level is High" (yellow) and the Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL) is 2 (two).

The public fire prevention regulations now in effect include:
  • No debris burning in piles or in burn barrels;
  • No fireworks on forestlands;
  • Tracer ammunition and exploding targets may not be used on forestlands or in any other wildland area;
  • Sky lanterns are disallowed.
  • Campfires are allowed only in designated campgrounds. Portable stoves using liquefied or bottled fuels may be used in other locations;
  • Motorized vehicles are allowed only on improved roads;
  • Smoking while traveling is allowed only in enclosed vehicles on improved roads;
  • Possession of the following firefighting equipment is required while traveling, except on state highways, county roads and driveways: one shovel and one gallon of water or one 2½ pound or larger fire extinguisher. All-terrain vehicles and motorcycles must be equipped with one 2½ pound or larger fire extinguisher;
  • A chain saw with a spark-emitting internal combustion engine maybe used until 10 am and resume after 8 pm.
  • Mowing of dead or dry grass with equipment using a spark-emitting internal combustion engine be allowed until 10 am and resume after 8 pm. This restriction does not include mowing of green lawns, or equipment used for the commercial culture and harvest of agricultural crops;
  • The cutting, grinding or welding of metal be allowed until 10 am and resume after 8 pm.
  • The use of any other spark-emitting internal combustion engine will now be allowed until 10 am and resume after 8 pm.
  • Electric fence controllers must be approved by a nationally recognized testing laboratory, such as Underwriters Laboratories Inc., or be certified by the Department of Consumer and Business Services, and be installed and used in compliance with the fence controller’s instructions for fire safe operation.
In the Wild and Scenic Section of the Rogue River between Grave Creek and Marial:
  • Smoking is prohibited while traveling, except in boats on the water, and on sand or gravel bars that lie between water and high water marks that are free of vegetation.
  • All travelers are required to carry one shovel and a one-gallon or larger bucket.
  • The use of fireworks is prohibited.
  • Campfires, including cooking fires and warming fires, are prohibited. However, charcoal fires for cooking and built in raised fire pans are allowed on sand or gravel bars that lie between water and high water marks that are free of vegetation. Ashes must be hauled out. Portable cooking stoves using liquefied or bottled fuels may also be used.
Industrial Fire Precaution Level 2 (two) is in effect. For more information, see the Industrial Fire Precaution Level requirements and definitions document.

 

For more information visit SWOFire.com for up to date information on fires in our region.

This is the time to prepare your home for Wildfire Season. Call or stop by to find out information on how to create your defensible space.

We have new handbooks available for Homeowners.

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BOARD MEETINGS
are open to the public;

Next Board meeting is Wednesday October 26, 2016-
6 pm - New Training Building. Annual Audit Presentation

Please visit the following link for more information on the next meetiing. Have you considered serving on the Board of Directors? Please come to the next meeting.

Are you interested in serving your community as a board member for the Fire District? As of October 1, 2016 there is a vacancy to be filled next regular meeting.

For more information visit the Board Page.

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Message from your Safety Committee;

"Anything can change...maintain situational awareness!"

 

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Ready, Set, Go
The evacuation plan has been developed by County Emergency Management and the Fire Chiefs Assoc. to raise awareness on Evacuation Procedures & Current Emergency incidents.

Ready - Be Prepared & Have an Evacuation Plan

Set - Significant Danger, Stay informed & be ready to go in a moments notice

Go -Leave immediately. Follow evacuation plan & stay informed

Stay informed by visiting RVEM.org
Sign up for Citizens Alert

Visit RVEM.org

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Be Ready for all Emergencies.

Have a Family Plan.

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Stayed Informed with Current Emergency Information
for Josephine County & Jackson County


Thank you for all you do to keep informed and prepared.
We appreciate your support!

Creat a Family Escape Plan.
Think about your animals too!

Post a visible address sign.
First one is always free from HQ...

Call the District Office to set up a Fire Safety Education that is right for you! Ask for Carey; 541-899-1050

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Please contact Carey @ the District Office for more information


 

 

 
 




 
     

 

 

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Job Announcement -

Now accepting applications for
Volunteer Firefighter

NOTICE OF VACANCY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

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New Training Building

New Building

 

Applegate Fire District 9 Facility Use Request

 

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"Litle things that you can do"
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Stay Informed

Rogue Valley Emergency Management
Visit RVEM.org


Rogue Valley Fire Prevention Coop
rvfpc.com

 

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