Ted Ames
Fire Chief
503-298-2520
tames@astoria.or.us 

Paul Gascoigne
Deputy Chief & Training Officer
503-298-2523
pgascoigne@astoria.or.us 

Station Headquarters
555 30th Street
Astoria, Oregon 97103

     

FAQs

Q. Burning in the City of Astoria - When and what can I burn?
A. In the City of Astoria, you are only allowed to burn in a burn barrel with a permit from dawn to dusk. To burn in a burn barrel, you will need to have a quarter inch mesh screen on the top of the burn barrel. Yard debris, natural vegetation, untreated wood are some of the items you may burn in a barrel. Attend constantly when burning with a garden hose or extinguisher and a hand shovel. There is no open burning or burning of piles allowed within the City of Astoria. If you need a burn barrel permit, contact the Astoria Fire Department 503-325-2345, ext. 2521, Monday - Friday, 9am-4pm to schedule a time to get a permit. The cost for the first two years is $50, which requires an inspection from the fire department. A renewal permit fee is $35 for two years. For more information, please view our burn barrel diagram.
Q. How can I get copies of fire inspections in Astoria?
A. To request a copy of fire inspection, click on the Public Records Request Form and print out the form. You can either scan and email the form to tames@astoria.or.us, fax to 503-325-2346, or mail the form to: Astoria Fire Department, 555 30th Street, Astoria, Oregon 97103. There may be a copy or administrative fee for making copies a fire inspections. This fee will need to be received before the documents will be mailed.
Q. How do I obtain a copy of a fire report?
A. To request a copy of a fire report you will need to click on the Public Records Request Form Public Records Request Form to print out a copy of the form. Once you complete the form, you will need to scan the document and email the form to tames@astoria.or.us, fax (503-325-2346), or mail the form to: Astoria Fire Department, 555 30th Street, Astoria, Oregon 97103. There is a $10 fee for a fire report and the fee will need to be received before the report will be mailed.
Q. How do I become a Volunteer Firefighter?
A. Fill out an application online. Once you complete the application it will be emailed to our Volunteer Coordinator who will be in contact with you! Or you can come by the station at 555 30th St. and pick up an application packet.
 
   

Ted Ames
Fire Chief
503-298-2520
tames@astoria.or.us 

Paul Gascoigne
Deputy Chief & Training Officer
503-298-2523
pgascoigne@astoria.or.us 

Station Headquarters
555 30th Street
Astoria, Oregon 97103