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

 

 

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
July 18, 2017

 

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 Begins

Fire season begins Sunday, June 4, 2017 on lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry's (ODF) Southwest Oregon District.

The fire danger level is "Moderate" (blue). The following Fire Restrictions are in effect:
  • No debris burning, including piles and debris burned in burn barrels;
    • No fireworks on forestlands;
    • Exploding targets and tracer ammunition, or any bullet with a pyrotechnic charge in its base, are prohibited.

    Beginning Wednesday June 21st, at 12:01 a.m., the following public fire regulations will take effect:

    • Smoking while traveling will only be allowed in enclosed vehicles on improved roads, in boats on the water and other specifically designated locations;
    • Open fires are prohibited which includes campfires, charcoal fires, cooking fires and warming fires, except at locations deemed a designated campground. Portable cooking stoves using liquefied or bottled fuels are still allowed;
    • Chain saws may not be used between 1:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. during moderate fire danger. During hours outside of this time frame, chain saws may be used but require that the operator have one shovel and one 8-oz or larger fire extinguisher at the work site. A fire watch is also required for one hour after each chainsaw use;
    • Cutting, grinding and welding of metal is not allowed between 1:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. during moderate fire danger. These activities will be allowed during hours outside of this time frame only if the work site is cleared of potentially flammable vegetation and other materials, and a water supply is at the job site;
    • The mowing of dead or dried grass with power-driven equipment is not allowed between 1:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. during moderate fire danger. This restriction does not include mowing of green lawns, or equipment used for the commercial culture and harvest of agricultural crops;
    • Motorized vehicles, including motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles, will be allowed only on improved roads free of flammable vegetation. One shovel and one gallon of water, or one 2.5 pound or larger fire extinguisher, is required while traveling.
    • Any other spark-emitting internal combustion engine use not specifically mentioned is not allowed between 1:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. during moderate fire danger. Use of any spark-emitting internal combustion engine is allowed outside of this time frame only if the work site is cleared of potentially flammable vegetation and other materials, and a water supply is at the job site;
    • Any 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.

The Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL) is 1 (one).

For more information, contact the ODF Southwest Oregon District unit offices:
5286 Table Rock Rd.
Central Point, OR 97502
(541) 664-3328
Fax: (541) 664-4340
5375 Monument Dr.
Grants Pass, OR 97526
(541) 474-3152
Fax: (541) 474-3158

Be Ready, Be 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.

Be Ready - Be Prepared & Have an Evacuation Plan

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

Always call before you burn outdoors.
Burn Day Information

Jackson County 541 776-7007

Josephine County 541 476-9663


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Be Ready for all Emergencies.

Have a Family Plan.

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BOARD MEETINGS
are open to the public;

Next Board meeting is Wednesday, July 19, 2017
6 pm - Training Building.

For more information visit the Board Page.

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Message from your Safety Committee;

“Driving safety starts with a 360-walk-around before
driving and using back-up when returning.”

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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 Tallie; 541-899-1050

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Please contact Tallie @ the District Office for more information


 

 

 
 




 
     

 

 

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Job Announcement -

Now accepting applications for
Volunteer Firefighter

 

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New Training Building

New Building

 

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Rogue Valley Fire Prevention Coop
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