The Sunriver Fire Department operates from one station located on Abbot Drive between circle 3 and circle 4. The fire station, built in 1995 is a 13,000 sq. ft., two level building. It houses two ALS ambulances, two structural engines, one interface/heavy brush engine and one light brush engine.
The station is staffed 24 hrs. per day with career personnel consisting of one shift officer, one engineer and one Firefighter/Paramedic augmented by up to six Reserve Firefighters. In all there are eleven career staff comprised of the Fire Chief, Deputy Chief, three Line Captains, three Engineers, three Firefighter/Paramedics and up to twenty Reserve Firefighters. Administrative functions are handled by one Office Manager.
The demands of emergency service delivery require that all Sunriver Service District employees, career and reserve, be involved in a demanding, comprehensive and on-going training programs that will prepare them to make critical decisions based on finely honed skills, judgment, and creativity.
The training prepares the career and reserve fire fighters, emergency medical technicians and paramedics to deliver the highest quality service to Sunriver Fire District.
The Sunriver Fire Department is accredited through the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) to deliver certified training in fire suppression and other specialty areas.
Training is provided on daily shift drills and additional regional training events. The Department also participates in several "Burn to Learn" projects along with local and regional wildland training throughout the year.
Sunriver Fire Department has also developed engine company evolutions and individual performance standards to meet or exceed Federal, State and Department Standards.
For additional information about the training program, contact: