Board Meeting Agenda Published — February 22, 2016

The Agenda for the upcoming Board of Directors Meeting has been published. The meeting will take place on February 22, 2016 at the main fire station, 1400 W. 8th Street, The Dalles, Oregon 97058. The meeting will start at 5:30 PM. The public is invited to attend.

Upon request, auxiliary aids and/or special services will be provided. To request services, please contact us at 541-296-9445 or through Oregon Relay 1-800-735-2900 at least three business days in advance.

Fire Chief’s Message Updated

Chief Palmer has updated his Chief’s Message. To view the message, please click here.

Project ELFF cancelled for Wednesday, December 2nd

Unfortunately, due to the weather, Project ELFF has been cancelled for Wednesday, December 2nd.

Community members who wish to donate food can drop their food at the Fire Station at 1400 W. 8th Street.

Student Program

Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue has recently started a Student Program. To learn more about our program of Tuition Reimbursement, please click the link below.


Student Flyer



Unrestricted Burning now Allowed all daylight hours

Starting October 28, 2015 at 6:00 AM, outdoor burning operations will be allowed for all daylight hours with a valid burn permit.

Outside the City Limits of The Dalles, residents can burn in a pile (yard debris) or in an incinerator/barrel (paper, cardboard, etc).

Residents within the City Limits of The Dalles may only burn yard debris in a small pile as outlined on the burn permit and as allowed by City Ordinance. Incinerators/Barrels are NOT allowed within the city limits by city ordinance. For comments, questions or concerns regarding incinerator/barrel use within the city, please contact City of The Dalles.

To access the Burn Permit page, click HERE.

Citizen Alerts

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Burn Information

  • Burning is allowed all daylight hours until December 1, 2016.
  • After December 1, 2016, burning will be restricted to areas outside the city limits of The Dalles.
  • Permits are required to burn.
  • Burn barrels are no longer allowed inside the city limits.