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Outdoor Burning Status

Open outdoor debris burning is: Not Allowed
No outdoor debris burning is allowed in the Alfalfa Fire District due to fire season. We expect debris burning to open back up sometime in October.

Recreational Burning (fire pit, back yard fire) is: Allowed
Please burn safely

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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.

Our 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
• Background

Please contact :
Carolyn Chase at cchase6132@aol.com or
Chief Ron Thompson at 541 280 7362 or  rthompson@afdist.org 
 

Get Prepared!

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Deschutes County has an Evacuation Guide for preparing for a wildfire.  We encourage you to view or download the pdf file of it here and use it to prepare incase of a wildfire.

Evacuation Guide.pdf

Can your house be found in the event of an emergency?

One of the questions that is asked when you call “9-1-1” for assistance is: “What is your address?” Many addresses in our area require that the caller give 911 detailed information on how to find their driveway or access road in order for emergency responders to provide rapid assistance. Instructions like, “Take the third driveway from the intersection and turn right and then go to the second left and we live in the blue house.”

TIPS FOR EVERYONE: Every home should have a visible address that can be seen from the street, day or night. If you don’t have a visible address, the fire department, visitors, delivery companies and many more may not be able to find you quickly.  Go to the tab “Fire Safety” and then to the “Street Address Signs” page for how to get your emergency street address sign.  AFD strongly encourages every household on our district to have an emergency compliant sign.

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