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Participating Departments of the Santiam Fire Academy
Aumsville Rural Fire District is a combination fire and rescue agency of 2 career employees, maintenance officer, administrative assistant, 25 volunteer firefighters and 11 support team members who serve the District’s citizens from 2 centrally located fire stations. The main station is located in the City of Aumsville. Our substation is located 2.8 miles north east of Aumsville in the community of Shaw. The Shaw Station will be the home of our training center.
Drakes Crossing Fire District is located in the eastern Willamette Valley, 20 miles east of Salem. Our district covers land between Silverton and Sublimity on Highway 214, on the Silverton side of Silver Falls State Park. We also provide coverage for Silver Falls State Park and Longview Fiber even though they are not part of our district. We serve a residential population of 800 across 25 square miles and also cover over 1 million people who pass through Silver Falls State Park each year.
Gates Rural Fire Protection District is located at 101 Sorbin St.
The Idanha-Detroit rural Fire protection District is located at 107 HWY 22 in Idanha (Marion Co.)
The Jefferson Rural Fire Protection District was formed in 1956 and covers approximately 100 square miles that includes the communities of Jefferson, Millersburg, and Talbot. Emergency services provided include fire suppression, emergency medical services, ambulance transportation, water rescue, hazardous materials response, fire prevention, fire safety education, and health education on injury and illness prevention.
The Lyons Rural Fire Protection District was formed in 1954 and is a combination department of paid and volunteer staff. The city is a bedroom community that lies 25 miles east of our state capital Salem, Oregon. Our primary response area is 37 sq. miles and includes an incorporated small city area, agricultural farming lands, heavy timbered canyon areas and wildland /timbered wilderness with a population of 1570 residents in the city limits and 1270 residents in the rural areas.
The Scio Fire District covers 101 square miles serving the communities of Scio, Crabtree, and the Bilyeu Den Area.
Stayton Fire District is a small combination department served by approximately 65 volunteers and 6 paid staff. The District’s paid staff works 8 to 5 Monday through Friday to augment day time response and perform administrative duties, while the 50 volunteer firefighters and 15 support staff are attending their regular jobs. We deliver emergency services to the City of Stayton and the unincorporated communities of Marion, Mehama, and Elkhorn.
The Sublimity Fire District is a political subdivision of Marion County, chartered under the authority granted by the Oregon State Constitution and governed by an elected board of five directors. The 44-square mile Sublimity Fire District includes the incorporated limits of the City of Sublimity, its urban growth boundary and the rural area surrounding it. Some 4000 residents depend on the wide variety of services offered by the fire district.
Turner Fire District will become an organization continually pursuing excellence, ensuring public health and safety through choices based on our stated values and principles. "With cooperation, teamwork and the Public's trust, the Turner Fire District will dutifully serve our community by protecting the citizens, the property, and the environment through fire suppression, fire prevention and emergency medical service."