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.
Fire Danger Level Moves to Extreme.
Fire Restrictions Increases. No Campfires - No Off-Road
Effective immediately, the Central Oregon Fire Officials will bump to an Adjective Rating of Extreme. Our indices are setting records across the Central Oregon, with no reprieve from the weather in sight.
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Spring Online Newsletter
Check out Lake Chinook Fire & Rescue's new online newsletter. It's hot off the press. Learn the latest "behind the scenes" Defensible Space Grants, new equipment and more! The newsletter is also available at the fire station in print version.
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.
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
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.
Budget Committee Meeting May 28th 6:00pm
Budget Hearing June 19th, 2020 2pm
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.