Marion County Fire District No. 1

Quick Facts

We respond out of eight stations with 9 engines, 7 transport ambulances, 3 brush units, 4 tenders, and 12 staff vehicles. We do this with a team of over 100 fire and medical personnel who staff our stations.

50,000+ People

Serving 50,000+ Residents

80+ Square Miles

Covering Approx. 88 Square Miles

10,000+ Calls

10,000+ Calls for Help Annually

100+ Personnel

100+ Fire, Medical, Support Personnel

8 Stations

We Operate out of Eight Stations

9 Engines

9 Fire Engines (fire trucks)

7 Ambulances

Seven Ambulances with Paramedic's

4 Tenders

4 Tender Trucks (water transport)

3 Brush Units

3 Brush / Wildfire Firefighting Units

MCFD No. 1 provides emergency services to over 50,000 residents in 88 square miles of unincorporated residential, commercial, and agricultural property bordering the cities of Salem, Oregon, and Keizer, Oregon.

When you call for help we respond –  24 / 7 / 365

Fire | EMS | Rescue | Wildfire

The Marion County Fire District No. 1 is not part of the city of Salem or Marion County but is an independent “special service district” and is a combination agency supported by career and volunteer personnel. We provide Fire, EMS, and emergency services to residents who are in unincorporated Marion County.

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MCFD No. 1 – Recent Calls

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MCFD No. 1 in Action

Becuase 80% of our calls involve a medical situation, all of our Career personnel are either Firefighter-EMT-Paramedics or Single Role EMT-Paramedics

A Message from Our MCFD No. 1 Fire Chief

Within our Organization, there are Five Basic Rules which every member knows and consistently practices:

1. Do What is Right.
2. Do Your Best.
3. Treat Others with Dignity, Understanding, and Respect.
4. Leave the Situation Better than the Way you Found it.
5. Help Other Members to be Successful.

The success of our organization is dependent upon the proper mixture of talented, dedicated, and capable personnel, command staff, and board members. This balance is critical to our ability to serve our community in the best possible manner.

Community Service Organizations and Home Owner Associations

Chief Kyle McMann welcomes invitations to speak to members of your organization using your virtual video or teleconference technology. He can provide an overview of the Fire District and answer any questions. Please direct those virtual meeting requests to

Fire Chief Kyle McMann


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