Marion County Fire District #1

MCFD#1 provides emergency services to citizens in 88 square miles of unincorporated residential, commercial and agricultural property bordering the cities of Salem Oregon and Keizer Oregon.

MCFD#1 Serves 50,000+ citizens living within the Marion County Oregon Fire District #1’s boundaries. Marion County Fire District #1 is a combination agency, supported by both career and volunteer personnel. MCFD#1 currently employs 49 full-time personnel, 1 part-time employee, and approximately 60 volunteer firefighters.

Like many fire departments, the backbone of the district remains the 60 or so dedicated volunteers that selflessly donate their time to protect their community.

The district provides fire/rescue response from eight fire stations, handling over 7,200 calls each year.

The Marion County Fire District is an organization which is known and trusted by our community, respected by our peers and united in the accomplishment of our mission.

MCFD#1 exists to make a positive difference in our community.

We accomplish this by:

(1) Rapid Response
(2) Taking Appropriate Action and
(3) Producing a Beneficial Result

Upcoming Virtual Events

Public Meetings on the Operating Levy Increase

Members of the public will have an opportunity to ask questions about Measure 24-441 on the May Primary Election ballot through two virtual meetings. These events can be accessed on Monday, May 4 and the following Tuesday, May 12 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. via Facebook Live. Chief Kyle McMann will provide a brief presentation, and respond to questions at the end.

Member Mondays

Over the past several months, we have shared a brief story and biography about some of the women and men on the front lines of emergency services. The next profile will come out on May 11, and continue every other Monday.

Tour Tuesdays

Every Tuesday through the end of May, the Fire District will post a video tour of a fire station or piece of emergency apparatus, such as a fire station, ambulance or water tender. Along with this virtual tour will be a safety message about wildland fire preparedness, fireworks safety, chimney cleaning, or slip and fall prevention.

Fire Chief Fridays – Story Time

Fire Chief Kyle McMann is reading a children’s book every Friday at 10:30 a.m. through the month of May. These will be presented through Facebook Live, and then can be accessed by families as a video after the initial event.

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 update on COVID-19 in the Fire District, and share information about the operating levy request. Please direct those virtual meeting requests to


Operating Levy Info

On January 16, 2020, the Board of Directors approved a resolution asking voters to increase our operating levy from 71 to 99 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value during the May 19, 2020 Primary Election.