Welcome to Lake Chinook Fire and Rescue!
Lake Chinook Fire & Rescue is located in Central Oregon in the high desert above Lake Billy Chinook. The District protects a population of approximately 250 year round residents. A popular year-round destination for hunting, fishing, camping and water sports, this protection district swells to over 4000 visitors on any given weekend during the summer. LCF&R
provides fire, rescue and EMS services to approximately a 105 sq mile area.
Defensible Space Grant EXTENDED: Money Available for Residents to Prepare Homes and Reduce Wildfire Risks
Lake Chinook Fire & Rescue property owners are encouraged to prepare their property for the impending wildfire season and the expected increased risk of wildfire activity. As an incentive, landowners are eligible to receive $300 if they reduce the threat of wildfire to their residence by cleaning up the area around their home, called the ignition zone. Project completion date EXTENDED to May31 2020.
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New Instructional Material
Learn more about becoming a Fire Adapted Community. Download your Wildfire Home Assessment Checklist. What to know and what you can do to prepare. Know Your Zones- How to Create your Defensible Space. Are You EMBER AWARE? Learn how to prepare for the ember storm. Why is Defensible Space so Important? Watch This
OUTDOOR BURN PERMITS: Your current outdoor burning permit will expire October 31st. Permits are issued from Nov.1 and expire on October 31st each year. You may renew your permit annually at http://www.lakechinookfireandrescue.org/online-permits/
Please renew your permits online on or after November 1st. Please call our FirePrevention line for current fire restrictions 541-410-5077. Fire restrictions may change daily.
Ready, Set, Go! Take our Self-Evaluation Checklist - See if your property meets Fire District's recommended standards for defensible space. Learn More >>>
Lake Chinook Fire & Rescue District Board Meeting 2nd Friday 2:00PM Location: LCF&R. See Madras Pioneer.
Ready Set Go! (RSG) program helps fire departments to teach individuals who live in high risk wildfire areas – and the wildland-urban interface – how to best prepare themselves and their properties against fire threats.