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New Training Officer Sworn In

New Training Officer Sworn In

Battalion Chief of Training Jason Wells was sworn in on June 7, 2024.  Accompanying Chief Wells and family during the ceremony was Fire Chief Clayton O'Brien, Assistant Chief Mark Mullins, Battalion Chief Tom Saunders and department members, and Mayor Michael...

City of Oregon host “BOOMFEST 2024”

Please join us in celebrating on July 13, 2024, at 3000 Dustin Rd (Rear Parking Lot).  The event begins at 02:00pm and concludes at midnight.   Enjoy food trucks, live entertainment, activities and fireworks at dusk.  Please bring a lawn chair to enjoy the venue. Live...

Spring Into Summer Safety-This Saturday (5/11/24)

Safe Kids Greater Toledo and Oregon Fire Rescue are hosting Spring Into Summer Safety  this Saturday (5/11/24).  The event will be held at Oregon Fire Station #41 at 1040 S. Wynn Rd, 11am-2pm.   Come and meet Oregon Firefighters and tour the station and various...

First Ever Great Lakes Maritime Firefighting Task Force

Yesterday, we had the opportunity to host the first ever Great Lakes Maritime Firefighting Task Force full scale exercise. This successful excersise only happened because of the collaboration between multiple agencies. First, and...

Children and Fire Safety

When it comes to children, safety should be a priority and when it comes to fire safety, it is no exception.

Here is everything you need to know about children and fire safety!

Kids and Fire Safety- Facts and Stats

  • Every day, at least one child dies from a home fire and another 293 children are injured from fires or burns.
  • Ninety percent of all fire-related deaths are due to home fires.
  • Home fires can spread rapidly and leave families as little as two minutes to escape after an alarm sounds.
  • Children under 5 years of age are at the greatest risk from home fire death and injury; their death rate is nearly twice the national average.
  • Each year, nearly 488 children ages 14 and under die in home fires, and another 116,600 children are injured from a fire/burn related incident.
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Fire Safety and Children- Helpful Hints

Keep Children Safe from Fire and Burns:
Some children are curious about fire. There are simple steps you can make to keep you and the people you love safer from fires and burns.

  • Keep children 3 feet away from anything that can get hot. Space heaters and stovetops can cause terrible burns. Keep children away from anything that can lead to injury.
  • Keep smoking materials locked in a place that is out of reach. Never leave cigarette lighters or matches where children can reach them.
  • Never play with lighters or matches around children. Kids may try and imitate the dangerous behavior.

Quick Tips

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Latest News

New Training Officer Sworn In

New Training Officer Sworn In

Battalion Chief of Training Jason Wells was sworn in on June 7, 2024.  Accompanying Chief Wells and family during the ceremony was Fire Chief Clayton O'Brien, Assistant Chief Mark Mullins, Battalion Chief Tom Saunders and department members, and Mayor Michael...

City of Oregon host “BOOMFEST 2024”

Please join us in celebrating on July 13, 2024, at 3000 Dustin Rd (Rear Parking Lot).  The event begins at 02:00pm and concludes at midnight.   Enjoy food trucks, live entertainment, activities and fireworks at dusk.  Please bring a lawn chair to enjoy the venue. Live...

Spring Into Summer Safety-This Saturday (5/11/24)

Safe Kids Greater Toledo and Oregon Fire Rescue are hosting Spring Into Summer Safety  this Saturday (5/11/24).  The event will be held at Oregon Fire Station #41 at 1040 S. Wynn Rd, 11am-2pm.   Come and meet Oregon Firefighters and tour the station and various...

First Ever Great Lakes Maritime Firefighting Task Force

Yesterday, we had the opportunity to host the first ever Great Lakes Maritime Firefighting Task Force full scale exercise. This successful excersise only happened because of the collaboration between multiple agencies. First, and...

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