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1. Treating people with dignity and respect.
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3. Making data driven decisions.
4. Embracing change.
5. Providing relevant and technologically advanced training.Our Mission: To serve our community by providing quality fire and life safety services.

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    Well, this is better news, isn’t it? With the change in wind direction and the decrease in fire activity we have been able to lift most of the evacuation notices. (See the previous post) 

    Just so you know, the evacuation decision process throughout this fire has been made in concert with the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, [...]

    36 Pit Fire Evacuation Levels Reduced – 9-22-2014 12:10 pm

    MONDAY, SEPT. 22, 11 a.m. #36PitFire UPDATE: Evacuation levels reduced, lifted as firefighters continue to make progress______

    Following this morning’s 10 a.m. meeting with fire personnel managing the response to the 36 Pit Fire, more evacuation levels are being downgraded.

    • For residents on Hillockburn Road east of Habelt Road, the evacuation level has been [...]

    Updates from Estacada Fire

    We apologize but we are no longer able to post updates to this site due to our resources being deployed in the field. Please visit the link below for all further public information regarding the incident. Thank you.



    Pit Fire Update – 2:00 PM, September 20, 2014

    There has been an increase in fire activity and smoke east of the Hillockburn area, as was predicted. The smoke is heading in a north easterly direction over Estacada and the situation is being closely monitored. 

    36 Pit Fire Information 9/20/2014 12:00 p.m.

    36 Pit Fire 9/20/2014– Estacada Rural Fire District Information


    12:00 PM Update

    Weather Information

    As predicted some east winds have returned this morning. The winds are not anticipated to be as intense as they were during the first couple of days of this fire but could be 10-15 mph with gusts up to 25 [...]

    36 Pit Fire Activity Update – 6:30 pm


      As seen from Howlett Road (GM)


    This evening there is some increased fire activity in the Memaloose area, south of the Clackamas River. This area is within the existing fire control boundaries and is being handled by USFS and ODF resources. There is no need to report this as the fire [...]

    Community Meeting – 36 Pit Fire

    Please select this link for information on tomorrow’s community meeting, Saturday, September 20, 2014, at 7:00 pm at the Estacada First Baptist Church. 

    News Release 9_20_14 Public Meeting

    36 Pit Fire Update. September 19, 2014, 1:00 PM

    36 Pit Fire 9/19/2014– Estacada Rural Fire District Information

    1:00 PM Update

    Weather Information

    High pressure is developing to the east of us, and with low pressure to the west, some east winds will return this weekend. The winds are not anticipated to be as intense as they were during the first couple of days [...]


    Estacada Fire Rural District has had one of the largest events in our history and we have had the privilege of receiving multiple donations of food, water and beverages from community members, groups and businesses. These donations have gone a long way to help feed our firefighters who have been very busy with the efforts required [...]

    Timberlake Job Corps Center Open

    Estacada, Oregon-  Although affected by the 36 Pit Fire and by the temporary loss of electrical power now restored, the Timberlake Job Corps Center is open and functioning.  The 36 Pit Fire is located approximately eight miles southeast of the Job Corps Center.  Computer and phone services remain “spotty”. even though electrical power has been [...]

  • Grant Funding Obtained by Estacada Rural Fire District

    The following list of grant awards represents many hours of work that staff put into seeking alternative funding opportunities to aid in the purchase of equipment and training for the Fire District.  Each grant requires detailed information that describes the need and the funding capability of the District.  Several of the grants mentioned below require [...]

  • Back to School Safety

    The Estacada Fire District is reminding the motorist to be extra alert this time of year as September 3, 2014 is the beginning of the school year in Estacada. With the opening of school we will see an increased traffic on our roadways as the teachers, student drivers, and school buses make their way [...]


    In the last few weeks there have been quite a few earthquakes around the globe including one in Sherwood.  The Estacada Fire District would like to give you some information about preparing for earthquakes. Remember to have a 72 hour emergency kit in your home.

    Preparing Your Home:

    Secure major appliances to both the floor [...]

    Holiday Fire Safety

    Winter Driving Tips


    Caution winter weather is coming and it is time to think about traveling safely for this holiday season.  An emergency becomes far more stressful when you aren’t prepared. Carrying emergency essentials in your car will give you peace of mind when you are on the road.  So what should you carry in [...]

    Wood Stove Safety

    More than one-third of Americans use fireplaces, wood stoves and other fuel-fired appliances as primary heat sources in their homes. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of the fire risks when heating with wood and solid fuels.  In the past few weeks the Estacada Fire District has responded to several structure fires that started due to [...]