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Depoe Bay Firefighters respond to 2 structure fires

Assistant Chief Bill Johnson, May 20

The first fire was reported shortly after 1 am Depoe Bay Fire units responded to a reported structure fire at the lodge at Salishan. Upon arrival fire was visible from the roof around the chimney area. Depoe Bay Fire Responded with 2 engines and 2 Chief Officers and 6 personnel and was assisted by Pacific West Ambulance, North Lincoln Fire Rescue Responded with a ladder Truck and 6 Personnel, and ... (Full Story)


MEASURE 21-157

Chief Joshua Williams, April 14

The Depoe Bay Fire District Board of Directors has officially placed a
measure on the May 19th ballot. The Fire District has filed measure 21-157
asking voters to approve a 5 year levy to fund the hiring of up to 7
firefighter/EMT's.

This is the first time in 23 years the District have asked
for funds. If approved, the measure would raise roughly $700,00 per year
for a period of 5 years at a rate ... (Full Story)


Firefighters respond to fire at Salishan Resort

Assistant Chief Bill Johnson, March 07

This morning shortly before 1 am Depoe Bay Fire District units responded to the Salishan Resort for a smoke investigation. Upon arrival units found smoke showing from the laundry building.

Further, investigation a fire was located in 2 of the commercial dryers. The fire was being contained by automatic fire sprinklers. Crews deployed hose lines and finished extinguishing the fire and checked for ... (Full Story)


Open Letter to USCG Admiral

Chief Joshua Williams, October 14

Admiral Paul F. Zukunft Commandant
Unites States Coast Guard
2100 2nd St. SW
Washington DC 20593-7000

Dear Admiral Zukunft:,

Please reverse your decision to close the USCG Air Station Newport, Oregon. There must be another way for the USCG to save money without placing lives in danger. The closure of this Air Station will increase response time on the central Oregon coast from approximately 15 minutes ... (Full Story)


Fogarty Creek Rescue

Chief Joshua Williams, October 11

DEPOE BAY FIRE & US COAST GUARD RESCUE FIVE FROM ROCKS AT FOGARTY STATE PARK

Depoe Bay, October 11, 2014, – Depoe Bay Fire District along with a United States Coast Guard Helicopter saved five people who were trapped on a large group of rocks at the Fogarty Creek State Park earlier today, according to Depoe Bay Fire Chief Joshua Williams. The initial report was that eight people were stranded, ... (Full Story)


 
Commercial van plunges into Depoe Bay Harbor

Assistant Chief Bill Johnson, September 10

For Immediate Release

CARGO VAN IN DEPOE BAY HARBOR
No One Hurt, No Spills !
Depoe Bay, OR, September 10, 2014–A cargo van submerged in Depoe Bay harbor was reported at 7:18 am this morning. Depoe Bay Fire Department, Depoe Bay Coast Guard, Depoe Bay City crew, Oregon State Troopers and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office all responded.

“The van driver was able to exit the van and walk up the boat ... (Full Story & Photos)

Nellie Jaujou, Gleneden Beach Resident celebrates her arrival at the Tsunami Assembly Area.
www.AreYouReady.org/stroll/Nellie.jpg
Nellie Jaujou, Gleneden Beach Resident celebrates her arrival at the Tsunami Assembly Area. www.AreYouReady.org/stroll/Nellie.jpg

Gleneden Beach Turns-Out and Shakes-Out!

Chief Joshua Williams, October 17

People, pets and emergency kits turned out in unanticipated large numbers for Gleneden Beach’s first Tsunami Stroll during Thursday’s Great Oregon Shake-out. Ninety seven residents participated in the drill by walking from their homes to one of the two designated “Temporary Tsunami Assembly Areas.” Many turned out with their dogs, cats, and even a pet bird as well as their custom-made emergency ... (Full Story & Photos)

US Air Force Assists Depoe Bay Fire District

Chief Joshua Williams, October 02

Gleneden Beach, October 2, 2013 – Depoe Bay Fire Chief Joshua Williams responded to a call from a concerned citizen walking on the beach who came across an unusual object labeled “Call police or Military.” The device turned out to be a marine location marker—a buoyant device designed to be released from helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft to indicate position in the sea.

This was potentially ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2015 Incidents
Fire EMS Other
Jan 0 34 10
Feb 2 24 10
Mar 1 48 23
Apr 1 37 17
May 3 25 11
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 7 168 71

2014 Incidents
Fire EMS Other
Jan 0 25 15
Feb 1 37 14
Mar 0 30 18
Apr 1 25 11
May 5 38 27
Jun 0 33 14
Jul 1 29 25
Aug 1 46 15
Sep 2 41 17
Oct 2 38 23
Nov 1 33 12
Dec 2 39 15
Total 16 414 206

Past Incidents
2014 16 414 206
2013 11 409 180
2012 21 439 194
2011 30 421 152
2010 5 349 183
2009 25 375 174
2008 20 341 146



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