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Next AFD Board Meeting:

The next Board Meeting will be Wednesday, May 11th, 6:00 pm at the Alfalfa Community Hall.

The Alfalfa Fire District Board of Directors holds its regular monthly meetings on the second Wednesday evening at 6:00 pm at the Alfalfa Community Hall, 26155 Willard Rd., Alfalfa, OR.

All Board Meetings and Work Sessions are open to the public, and held at the Alfalfa Community Hall, unless otherwise noted.

Volunteers Needed!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED—FIRE FIGHTER / EMS                                  AF&R Volunteer Application Form(pdf)
The Alfalfa Fire District is looking for men and women who are willing to commit the time and effort to be part of the Alfalfa Fire District team. You will be an essential part of us accomplishing our mission.

Mission: To provide for community safety through fire/EMS response, community education and fire prevention.

Our values:

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Safety
  • Service

Ways to serve:

  • Firefighters- To train for and respond to all types of emergency and nonemergency incidents. including structure fires, vehicle fires, wildland fires, traffic accidents, hazardous conditions and medical aids.
  • EMS Responders- To train for and respond to all types of requests for medical assistance.
  • Support Team

Requirements:

  • Must at least 18 years old
  • Physically able to carry out job functions
  • Have a valid Oregon drivers license
  • Pass a background check

Expectations

  • Willingness to serve
  • Enthusiasm
  • Must uphold the values of the Alfalfa Fire District
  • Must attend at least 75% of meetings, training sessions and responses

Process

  • Application
  • Interview
  • Background

Please contact Carolyn Chase at cchase6132@aol.com or Ron Thompson at rthompson@afdist.org  Please download and fill-out the AF&R Volunteer Application Form using the link at the top of this article.  Bring it to the Volunteer Orientation Meeting or mail it to: Alfalfa Fire District, P.O. Box 7942, Bend OR 97708-7942

Fire Chief Hired!

The Alfalfa Fire District welcomes Ron Thompson as Fire Chief.

The AFD Board is happy to announce that Ron Thompson has accepted the position of Fire Chief for the Alfalfa Fire District.  Ron has an extensive background as a firefighting professional culminating as the Fire Authority Fire Captain for Orange County.

His experience includes firefighter/paramedic, rescue and training for responding to structure and wildland fires in urban and rural areas.

Ron and his wife relocated recently to Bend to be near their two daughters.

Ron brings the enthusiasm, background and expertise that we need to get AFD up and running, we look forward to working with him.