Message from Marion County Fire District #1: Stay Home!

2020-03-24T16:16:36-07:00

As the number of COVID-19 cases is starting to rise in Oregon, Marion County Fire District #1 is asking residents to stay home for all but essential errands, such as groceries or medical care. The Fire District is making this request based on a recent Executive Order from Governor Kate Brown. In addition to closing non-essential businesses, that order prohibits [...]

Message from Marion County Fire District #1: Stay Home!2020-03-24T16:16:36-07:00

UPDATE FROM YOUR FIRE CHIEF: COVID-19

2020-03-18T17:45:33-07:00

This is Fire Chief Kyle McMann. I wanted to continue to update you as to precautions we are taking to fight the coronavirus, also known as “COVID-19.” In coordination with CDC & OHA guidelines, to protect our staff and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Marion County Fire District #1 will close its administrative offices (located at 300 Cordon [...]

UPDATE FROM YOUR FIRE CHIEF: COVID-192020-03-18T17:45:33-07:00

Brooks Breakfast Postponed; Easter Egg Hunt Cancelled

2020-03-12T16:34:23-07:00

  Marion County Fire District #1 is postponing the Brooks Breakfast scheduled for March 14 and 15 due to the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. The District will reschedule the popular community event for a future date and time. The Easter Egg Hunt which was scheduled for April 11 has been cancelled. These events attract up to 1,000 people and [...]

Brooks Breakfast Postponed; Easter Egg Hunt Cancelled2020-03-12T16:34:23-07:00

Marion County Fire District #1 Honors Firefighters at Awards Banquet

2020-03-06T12:16:33-08:00

Marion County Fire District #1 hosted its annual Awards Banquet for personnel on February 21. More than 100 emergency personnel and their families attended the event. Chief Kyle McMann says that the banquet is held every year to honor exceptional service to citizens in the Fire District’s service area. Marion County Fire District #1 provides fire and emergency medical services [...]

Marion County Fire District #1 Honors Firefighters at Awards Banquet2020-03-06T12:16:33-08:00

MESSAGE FROM YOUR FIRE CHIEF: CORONA VIRUS

2020-03-04T15:10:10-08:00

I’ve been receiving questions from our citizens about the Cornona virus. I want to assure you that we are ready to respond to any emergency, and this is no different. The most important thing that you can do is educate yourself and your family about what the Coronavirus (Covid-19) is and how to prevent the spread of viruses in general. [...]

MESSAGE FROM YOUR FIRE CHIEF: CORONA VIRUS2020-03-04T15:10:10-08:00

Marion County Fire District #1 Earns Prestigious Budget Award

2020-02-10T16:25:45-08:00

Marion County Fire District #1 received an award for its current budget from the Government Finance Officers’ Association for the fiscal year July 1- June 30, 2019. The Distinguished Budget Presentation Award is given to agencies with strict standards of transparency and accountability in their budget process. Award recipients have pioneered efforts to improve the quality of budgeting and provide [...]

Marion County Fire District #1 Earns Prestigious Budget Award2020-02-10T16:25:45-08:00

Call Volumes Continue to Increase for Marion County Fire District #1

2020-01-31T14:32:49-08:00

Fire Chief Discusses Role for Additional Personnel in Improving Response Times For the sixth year in a row, call volumes have increased for Marion County Fire District #1. The agency responded to 8,026 calls for help in 2019, a 5.6 percent increase over 2018. Overall, call volumes have increased an average of 5.2 percent per year since 2016. Overlapping calls [...]

Call Volumes Continue to Increase for Marion County Fire District #12020-01-31T14:32:49-08:00

Board of Directors Passes Resolution for Operating Levy

2020-01-17T16:35:30-08:00

Proposal on May 19 Primary Election Ballot The Board of Directors for Marion County Fire District #1 unanimously approved a resolution asking voters to consider additional funding for emergency personnel, apparatus and equipment. The proposal will be on the May 19 Primary Election ballot for the communities of Four Corners, Middle Grove, Pratum, Macleay, Brooklake, Clearlake, Labish Center, and Chemeketa [...]

Board of Directors Passes Resolution for Operating Levy2020-01-17T16:35:30-08:00

Another Clean Audit for Marion County Fire District #1

2019-11-15T11:45:20-08:00

Marion County Fire District #1 passed its annual independent audit. The audit included financial statements and cash funds of the Fire District for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. “It’s important for our community to know that we are good stewards of their tax dollars,” said Mike Welter, who is the president of the Board of Directors for the [...]

Another Clean Audit for Marion County Fire District #12019-11-15T11:45:20-08:00

Public Meetings Scheduled to Discuss More Firefighters for Marion County Fire District #1

2019-10-24T15:04:35-07:00

Call Volumes Increasing an Average of 3.7% Per Year Marion County Fire District #1 wants to hire two firefighter/paramedics to respond to increasing call volumes. This would require an operating levy increase from taxpayers, and the Fire District is holding two meetings to take public input on the issue. The meetings will be held on November 5 at 5:00 p.m. [...]

Public Meetings Scheduled to Discuss More Firefighters for Marion County Fire District #12019-10-24T15:04:35-07:00

Public Invited to Open Houses for Marion County Fire District #1

2019-09-03T16:51:46-07:00

Improving communications with taxpayers is priority, says Fire Chief   Marion County Fire District #1 has scheduled two open houses for community members. Fire Chief Kyle McMann says this is just one step in the fire district’s effort to improve communication with taxpayers. “We are grateful for the support of our community and want to say thank you,” said Chief [...]

Public Invited to Open Houses for Marion County Fire District #12019-09-03T16:51:46-07:00

Marion County Fire District #1 Adopts Budget

2019-06-21T11:41:17-07:00

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 Adopts Budget2019-06-21T11:41:17-07:00

Draft Budget for Marion County Fire District #1 Available for Public Comment

2019-06-19T15:46:32-07:00

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. [...]

Draft Budget for Marion County Fire District #1 Available for Public Comment2019-06-19T15:46:32-07:00

Marion County Fire District #1 2018 Annual Report

2019-05-02T16:16:48-07:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Date:                     April 30, 2019 Contact:               Chief Kyle McMann (503) 588-6535 kylem@mcfd1.com 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 [...]

Marion County Fire District #1 2018 Annual Report2019-05-02T16:16:48-07:00

Be a hero

2016-04-18T15:44:45-07:00

   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 [...]

Be a hero2016-04-18T15:44:45-07:00