Announcements

COFCA Seasonal Burn Closure 2019                     

Please see the attached Central Oregon Fire Chiefs Letter for closure of burn season on June 1. This will take effect at midnight May 31st.

2019 Spring AFD Newsletter (1)2019 Spring AFD Newsletter (1)

The Alfalfa Fire district spring news letter is now available. Please click the link above.

 

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED- If you are interested in volunteering with the Alfalfa Fire District, please submit an inquiry to Chad LaVallee @ clavallee@afdist.org. We have many position available from Firefighter to support personnel. APPLY TODAY!

 

Outdoor Debris Burning is now-  CLOSED  OUTDOOR BURNING WILL CLOSE AS OF JUNE 1. BURNING OF ANY DEBRI AFTER THE JUNE 1 CUTOFF COULD RESULT IN  FINES BEING ISSUED.  THIS WILL INCLUDE BURN BARRELS. CAMPFIRES, WARMING FIRES ETC WILL BE ON A DAY TO DAY BASIS DEPENDING ON WEATHER AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO CLOSE AS WELL ON JUNE 1. 

The AFD will hold its monthly board meeting July 10th  at 6pm. . And is open to the public.

 

 

ISO Public Protection Classification (PPC) survey

The AFD is proud to announce the completion of our first PPC survey. Our rating is:

  • 8B- if within 5 miles of the fire station
  • 10- if outside of the 5 mile  distance of the fire station

Fire station address- 25889 Alfalfa Market Rd, Bend Oregon 97701

ISO letter

.Wildfire Preparation Tips:

  • Create 30-100 feet of defensible space around buildings
  • Clear areas underneath large trees
  • Clear areas around propane tanks
  • Move wood piles away from buildings
  • Have easy to read address signs
Live Fire

AFD firefighters at live fire training

 

The AFD can have an Address sign made and installed for you. This will assist firefighters in locating your address in the event of an emergency

Please contact Chad LaVallee for more information @ clavallee@afdist.org

 

firefighters working

AFD firefighters stabilizing an over turned vehicle

AFD Newsletter Jan 2018

The AFD is looking for volunteer firefighters!  Please contact Chad LaVallee at Clavallee@afdist.org  and visit our volunteer page for more info.

AFD fire engine

AFD engine 921

Congratulations to our AFD firefighters for completing NFPA FF2 Certification!

training fire for firefighters

Training fire

Here are the AFD response stats for 2017

1  Structure Fire
4  Vehicle Fires
1  Brush Fire
2  RV Fires
1  Outside Building Fire
3  Mutual Aid Fires
9  Smoke Investigations
38 Medical Aids
2  Motor Vehicle Accidents

61 Total

Engine 922 lighted pump panel

Engine 922 lighted pump panel

vehicle fire training

AFD firefighters training on vehicle fires

Interior fire attack training

AFD firefighters advancing a hose line during training.

Firefighter Justin Green

Firefighter Justin Green

AFD firefighters after doing stairclimb

AFD Firefighters Katelyn Starr, Nate Starr and Chad LaVallee participated in the Firefighter stair climb in Portland climbing 40 floors in full gear. This event was held to help fight cystic fibrosis. Great job!

AFD firefighters training on propane firesAFD Firefighters training on Flammable liquids and gas prop.

a truck on fire

Recent Vehicle Fire