The fire district serves a geographical area of approximately 270 square miles and an estimated population of 2,000. The areas served include the cities of Weston & Adams as well as unincorporated areas around Athena, Tollgate, and the Bar M Ranch.
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.
East Umatilla County Rural Fire Protection District is rated at "6/8B"
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 RFPD is now currently seeking volunteers as