Richard Curtis
Interim Fire Chief
503-298-2520
rcurtis@astoria.or.us 

Station Headquarters
503-325-2345
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 Record Request pdf Document and print out the form. You can either scan and email the form to astoriafiredepartment@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 Record Request pdf Document 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 astoriafiredepartment@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. Information on requirements and how to become a Volunteer firefighter can be found on our Recruitment page.
 
   

Richard Curtis
Interim Fire Chief
503-298-2520
rcurtis@astoria.or.us 

Station Headquarters
503-325-2345
555 30th Street
Astoria, Oregon 97103