A Message From Fire Chief Baty

     

    With changing weather comes winter driving.

    Please slow down, allow extra driving time.

     

    Yearly Calls for Service Totals As of 11/31/2017

    MVA 23    

    Medical Assists 40    

    Fires (Both Brush and Structures) 29    

    False Alarms 9

    Other Type 18

    Yearly To Date Total of 122 Calls

                                                                 

      

     The fire district serves a geographical area of approximately 240 square miles and an estimated population of 2,500. The areas served include the cities of Weston & Adams as well as unincorporated areas around Athena, Tollgate, and the Bar M Ranch. With an IGA that was signed by both Helix RFPD and East Umatilla Co. RFPD adding an additional 188 square miles to our response coverage area. 

    A fire district's rating is based on ISO reviews of the fire fighting capabilities of individual communities. The schedule measures the major elements of a community's fire suppression system and develops a numerical grading called a Public Protection Classification.

    East Umatilla County Rural Fire Protection District is rated at "6/6Y 10W"

    Every year the fleet goes through a National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) certification process to ensure all pumps, hoses, and ladders are able to meet set standards and have the ability to perform under emergency circumstances.