Invitation to Bid – Ambulance Billing and Collection Service

Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue

Qualified entities are invited to submit a proposal to furnish Ambulance billing and collection services for Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue District.

The RFP documents may be obtained at Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, 1400 W. 8th St. The Dalles, Oregon 97058 or by selecting Invitation to Bid.

Proposals must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, April 14, 2015 and must contain one (1) original and two (2) printed copies with supporting materials.
The proposal must be sent to:

Ambulance Billing RFP
Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue 1400 W. 8th St.
The Dalles, Oregon 97058

Attention: Fire Chief, Robert Palmer

Board Agenda

Board of Directors, Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue

Board Meeting Agenda for March 16, 2015. To access, click the link below. This is a PDF file. If you want or need in another format, please contact us.

Meeting starts at 5:30 PM at Fire Station 1, 1400 W. 8th Street, The Dalles, Oregon 97058.


48-Hour Paramedic Refresher

Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue is hosting Robert Delikat and his 48-Hour Paramedic Refresher. This will be presented over two time periods, one in December 2014 and the other in January 2015.  Dates are December 17-19, 2014 and January 7-9, 2015.  Attendance at both weeks is required. Cost for the course is $300. Purchase Orders from other emergency service agencies will be accepted otherwise payment is required at registration. We are unable to accept Credit Card payment at this time.

To Register, fill out the registration form and return to Division Chief Jay Wood via fax (541-296-8656), email or mail: 1400 W. 8th Street, The Dalles, Oregon 97058.


Board Meeting Agenda – Monday, September 15, 2014

Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue will be holding its regularly scheduled Board of Directors Meeting Monday, September 15, 2014.

The meeting will take place at Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, Station 1, at 1400 W. 8th Street, The Dalles, Oregon 97058

The public is invited to attend.

The agenda will be available at the meeting or can be found HERE. Requires PDF viewer.

Rowena Fire Update

For the latest information on the fire situation and evacuation information, please visit Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue’s Facebook Page by clicking this link.

To sign up for Wasco County Citizen Alert click HERE or click the graphic below.

Citizen Alerts

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Burn Information

  • As of October 16, 2014, burning within the boundaries of Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue is allowed from sunrise to dusk in areas OUTSIDE of the city limits of The Dalles.
  • NO BURNING is allowed within the city limits of The Dalles at this time (until spring). Open Burning will resume within the city limits on April 1, 2015. As always, incinerator/burn barrels are PROHIBITED within city limits.
  • Burn Permits are always required with Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue which includes the City of The Dalles. To obtain a permit you can purchase the permit online by clicking on Burn Permit above (Credit Card or Paypal is required for online purchasing). To obtain the permit in person, please visit the fire station at 1400 W. 8th Street, The Dalles. Credit Cards are NOT accepted at the station. Cash or Checks only.