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Monday, March 30, 2015
Fire Department

McMinnville Fire Department

175 NE First Street
McMinnville, OR 97128
Ph. (503) 435-5800
Fax (503) 435-5815




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Fire Chief
rich.jpgChief: Rich Leipfert
Phone: 503-435-5800
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The Fire Department delivers fire suppression, fire prevention, fire inspections and emergency medical services to more than 55,000 people in the 450 square-mile urban McMinnville and Rural District and promotes safety through fire prevention education. The Fire Department's 90 members are comprised of both career and part-time employees and volunteers from throughout the community.


The Mission of the McMinnville Fire Department is to promote a safe environment, preserve life, protect property, and provide other quality services for the public benefit.


Treat citizens and co-workers with dignity and respect

Provide efficient and effective service and delivery

Always be loyal to the public we serve, the Fire Department and to one another

Be prepared to provide the necessary time and effort when called upon

Hold ourselves and each other accountable for the highest level of professionalism

Be prepared for unforeseen fire and EMS emergencies by continual training and teamwork

Provide customer service above and beyond the customer’s expectations

Increase public awareness of fire safety through education

Promote continual learning through training and educational opportunities

Strive for excellence at all levels using open communication

Code Enforcement and Fire Prevention Inquiries:

Debbie McDermott
Phone: 503-435-5809
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Community Resources

McMinnville FD ISO Ratings

Emergency Preparedness Information
Fire Safety Tips
Chimney Safety
Oregon State Fire Marshal
Child Safety Seats
Fire Safety for Kids
Sparky the Fire Dog
Address Sign Program
Backyard Burning
Children Safety
Safety Classes and Clinics
FireMed Program
Patient Privacy
Patient Rights
Toy and Joy Program