Umatilla RFPD

The Umatilla RFPD is a combination department, meaning that a few hard-working paid people keep the district running, but we rely heavily on dedicated volunteers to truly get our mission done.

Our volunteers are trained to the same high standards as career, paid firefighters, but they're doing it outside of their normal daily activities.

Our volunteers come in all ages and sizes, and from many career fields like construction, corrections, administration, and medical fields.

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Home Fire Escape Planning (Part 4 of 4)Step 3: Practice your home fire escape plan Practice your home fire escape plan at least two times a year at different times of the day/night.Smoke is dangerous, teach children to crawl low on their hands and knees under the smoke until they get out. Children, older adults, and people with disabilities may need assistance to wake up and get out. Ensure that someone will help them. When the smoke alarm sounds, get out. Close the doors behind you as you exit. Call 911 from outside your home. Once out, stay out.When in doubt, just get out ...
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URFPD was dispatched to a boat fire at The Umatilla Marina last night. A 1992 32 ft Carver Commander was engulfed. Crews were able to extinguish, the vessel however did sink and as of now the cause is under investigation. We would like to thank The Oregon State Hazmat Team, UCFD 1, and Umatilla Police Department for their assistance. ...
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Home Fire Escape Planning (Part 3 of 4)Step 2: Create a home fire escape plan Make a home fire escape plan and involve all of your family in developing it. Walk through your home and inspect all possible exits and escape routes. Draw a map of each level of your home that shows all doors and windows. Identify two ways out of every room, and two ways out of your home. Make sure everyone in the home (including visitors) knows the plan. Keep exit routes, including windows, clear of furniture, toys, etc. to allow access to escape. Make sure all doors and windows that lead to the outside open easily. Identify an outside meeting place a safe distance in front of the home; such as a tree, light pole, or mailbox. Make sure everyone knows where the meeting place is and to go there if the smoke alarm sounds.Make sure your house number can easily be seen from the street during the day and night so that firefighters can find your home quickly.When in doubt, just get out ...
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