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.
Public Health Investigates Possible Hantavirus Exposure In Three Rivers.
[Madras, OREGON] – Jefferson County Public Health and regional partners continue to investigate a possible exposure to hantavirus. Although rare in our region, there have been a total of 22 cases confirmed in Oregon since 1993. Hantaviruses are a group of viruses that may becarried by some rodents, usually the deer mouse or white-footed mouse. <Full Story>
LCF&R is now accepting applications for Seasonal Firefighters / EMTs. This position provides a range of services designed to protect the lives and property of the citizens and visitors of the Lake Billy Chinook / Grandview Or area from adverse effects of fires, sudden medical emergencies or exposure to dangerous conditions created by either man or nature. For More Information >>
Here’s hot news: You can begin to reduce your risk OF WILDFIRE by participating in the Jefferson County Fuels Reduction project and earn $300 cash. As an incentive, landowners are eligible to receive $300 if they reduce the threat of wildfire to their property by cleaning up the area around their home, called the ignition zone. LEARN MORE>>>
OUTDOOR BURN PERMITS: Your current outdoor burning permit has epire 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.