Ontario Fire and Rescue
444 SW 4th St.
Ontario, OR 97914
The Ontario Fire Department provides emergency response to medical, fire, hazardous material, and specialized rescue response twenty four hours a day seven days a week, for our citizens within our immediate response area. We also provide the same services, per mutual aid agreement, to several outlying cities and fire districts. Fire prevention becomes a key goal within our community; from the fire safety talks, to fire inspections within businesses, and residential installation of smoke detectors.
Ontario Fire & Rescue protects over 18,000 people living in the Treasure Valley, with over 100 square miles of coverage. The department consists of 9 paid professionals on staff, 29 volunteer professionals (on-call non-career firefighters) and one full-time Admin Assistant, for a total of 40 personnel. The department has 12 emergency vehicles including a 110' aerial and a haz-mat unit.
Ontario Fire and Rescue is currently accepting applications for On-Call Non-Career Firefighters. Click HERE for the application and job announcement located on the City of Ontario's Human Resource site. Being a volunteer firefighter might be the most rewarding job you could ever have!! (What it means to serve as a volunteer firefighter - short video)Department Mission Statement:
The Ontario Fire & Rescue Department shall provide the citizens of Ontario with a progressive and the best economically possible life safety, property and environmental protection and assistance from emergencies caused by fires, explosions, accidents, illness, hazardous materials and storms.