Prevent. Protect. Preserve.
The McKenzie Fire & Rescue Fire District protects 45 miles of Oregon's McKenzie River between Springfield and Blue River. Our crew of over 50 volunteers is proud of our mission: to prevent, protect, and preserve life and property from loss by fire, accident, sudden illness, or disaster in the community; further, to enhance the quality of life and to minimize suffering wherever possible. Learn more
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McKenzie District News
Page Last Updated: April 14, 2014 3:19 PM
April 9 |Annual Fisherman's Breakfast April 26th
Be sure to stop by the Leaburg Training Center on Saturday, April 26th between 6am and 11am for our annual Fisherman's Breakfast. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for kids.
April 1 |Structure Fire (no foolin')
On Monday, March 31, McKenzie Fire and Rescue responded to a structure fire on a detached garage/barn that had already burned through the roof. Responders immediately began extinguishing the fire while protecting the nearby house, vehicles, and camper trailer. Twelve McKenzie firefighters, 5 apparatus, plus 1 mutual aid water tender from Mohawk, were on scene. Eugene/Springfield Fire also provided an engine & medic unit for district coverage during the fire. No lives were lost and no one was injured.
March 17 | Awards Banquet Winners
On Saturday, March 15th, McKenzie Fire held its annual awards banquet. This year's awards winners are:
Rookie of The Year: Ken Lewellen
Officer of The Year: Rusty Flanders
Firefighter of The Year: Dave Breitenstein
Chief's Award Recipient: Will Hansen
Life Member Award: Kim Burwell
Congratulations to Everyone!
February 24 | Leaburg Dam Bridge Closure
EWEB has notified us that the Leaburg Dam Bridge repairs are delayed again due to extremely high flows of the McKenzie River. Bridge closure and water work is now scheduled for February 26th. Official information from Eweb can be viewed here.
January 1 | Happy New Year!
McKenzie Fire & Rescue would like to wish everyone a safe and successful 2014.
Jan. 16 | Local 7th Grader Saves Classmate
On Tuesday, Jan. 15, we were called by a district resident who shared with us the heroic actions of her 7th grade daughter. Read the story, watch the news video.
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