The Board of Directors for Marion County Fire District #1 unanimously adopted its budget for the 2020 Fiscal Year during its meeting on June 20. A copy of the budget is available on the fire district’s web site at www.mcfd1.com. The fire district’s budget document is being considered for a Best Practices Award by the Government Finance Officers Association. Fire [...]
Marion County Fire District #1 posted a draft operations budget to its web site (FY 2020 Budget Document) for the 2020 Fiscal Year, which runs July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020. The public is encouraged to review and ask questions or provide comment at an upcoming meeting of the fire district’s Citizen Budget Committee on Thursday, May 16 at 5:30 p.m. [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 30, 2019 Contact: Chief Kyle McMann (503) 588-6535 firstname.lastname@example.org Marion County Fire District #1 Releases Annual Report Call Volumes and Response Times on the Rise Salem, Ore. – Marion County Fire District #1 released its Annual Report for the year 2018. The report includes an overview of the agency’s Strategic Plan, a snapshot of [...]
PulsePoint App for Community Awareness There's a new smartphone app we'd like to highlight that is saving lives. In addition to life-saving CPR notifications, the PulsePoint application provides a complete virtual window into the emergency communication centers of PulsePoint-enabled agencies. Mobile users have real-time access to emergency activity as it is occurring in these communities. App users are able to view active [...]
Marion County Firefighters Climb the Tower On March 5th, eight firefighters from Marion County Fire District #1 were part of 1,900 firefighters from around the country and world who participated in the Scott Firefighter Stairclimb in Seattle. The team is made up of both volunteer and career personnel. For some, this was their first time in the event. Several other [...]
For over 17 years, Marion County Fire District #1 Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 2557 has been raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) to fight neuromuscular disease with 'Fill the Boot' fundraisers. On November 27, 2015, MCFD#1 firefighters donated time and resources to lay the foundation for another successful 'Fill the Boot' event. This year's 'Fill the Boot' [...]
Did you know that many people don’t test their smoke alarms as often as they should? When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast. You need working smoke alarms to give you time to get out. Test yours every month! “Working smoke alarms, a noise you can live with!"
On Monday, September 21, 2015, Marion County Fire District will host it's annual Open House event. Please join us from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. to learn about fire safety, tour our fire station, and enjoy refreshments on us. Fire engines and a medical helicopter will also be present for tours. Bring the whole family for this fun, free event. We hope [...]