The Astoria Fire Department is responsible for fire suppression and emergency medical response, which is coordinated with the local ambulance service (Medix) for the City of Astoria. The department also contracts with the Tongue Point Job Corps Center, Coast Guard property at Tongue Point along with USCG cutters Alert and Steadfast to offer fire suppression and emergency medical services.
Staff consists of a Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, nine career firefighters, six intern firefighters and volunteer firefighters and a department Support Clerk. Together the firefighters handle about 1300 calls per year (over 60% EMS).
The Astoria Fire Department is also home to "HazMat 11", the regional Hazardous Materials response team for the Office of State Fire Marshal which covers Clatsop and part of Columbia County. The department is also involved in emergency preparedness and the Maritime Fire Safety Association.
HOW TO CONTACT US:
- Reach us by phone at: (503) 325-2345
- Fax us at: (503) 325-2346
- E-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mail your inquiries to:
Astoria Fire Department
555 30th Street
Astoria, Oregon 97103
- Emergencies Calls Only: Dial 9-1-1
INTERNSHIP POSITION OPEN
The City of Astoria Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of Student Intern Firefighter. This is a scholarship position for students who are interested in careers in the fire and emergency services field. It is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience while being offered a full scholarship to Clatsop Community College. For more information Click Here.