Fire Damages Keizer Duplex

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Keizer Fire District responded to a report of a house fire shortly before 8:00 am today. Upon arriving at the duplex, firefighters observed heavy smoke and flames coming from one of the garages.

The caller who lived in the garage reported the house fire on Pierce Drive N in Keizer at 7:53am while he was evacuating the home with his dog.
The caller stated he awoke to his mattress on fire. The home did have working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms ...

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Public Notice of Sole Source Procurement

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Pursuant to Oregon Revised Statutes 279B.075 and District Contracting Rule 137-047-0275, notice is hereby given that the Keizer Fire District intends to purchase from Stryker ® one Power-PRO XT gurney and two PowerLOAD systems in an amount not to exceed $68,113.81. The purpose of this notice is to provide information to the public and invite interested persons an opportunity to submit written comment.

Written comments and protests must be delivered to the Keizer Fire District no later than 10:00 a.m. ...

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Keizer Fire District Honors Outstanding Service

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The Keizer Fire District held its annual Firefighter Reception on Monday, January 11, 2016. The ceremony introduced new recruits, swearing in of new Firefighters by Fire District Board President Joe Van Meter and the presentation of the District’s service awards.

Volunteer Firefighter Jared Caruth was recognized as the Keizer Fire District’s Volunteer Firefighter of the Year for 2015. The Employee of the Year Award was presented to Firefighter/EMT Kelby Frazier. The EMT of the Year award was presented to Firefighter/Paramedic ...

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Volunteers Needed for Budget Committee & Civil Service Commission

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The Keizer Fire District is encouraging individuals to consider seeking appointment to two current vacancies.  The first is a 3-year term to the District’s Budget Committee.  The second is a 4-year term to the District’s Civil Service Commission.

Please review the following information.

Budget Committee and Civil Service Vacancy – January 2016

The application filing deadline is 5:00 pm on January 29, 2016.

Applications packets are available at the Keizer Fire Station, 661 Chemawa Rd NE, Keizer OR 97303.

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Employment Opportunity – Firefighter/Paramedic

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Keizer Fire District is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic.  Please review all information provided in the documents below.

The application closing date is 5:00 pm on Friday, December 11, 2015.

FF-Medic Position Posting

FF-Medic Applicant Packet Letter

kfd_emplymnt_app-fillable rev.9-2015

FF-Medic Supplemental Questionaire

FIREFIGHTER EMT Job Description

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Fire Damages Keizer Residence on Spring Leaf Ct N

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The Keizer Fire District responded to the report of a house fire shortly before 6:30 pm Sunday evening. Upon arriving at the house, firefighters observed smoke and flames coming from the front of the home.
The call reporting a house fire on Spring Leaf Ct N in Keizer was received at the Salem 9-1-1 center at 6:29 pm. The first unit arriving on scene reported heavy smoke and flames coming from the single family home.
One occupant had been ...

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Large field fire in North Keizer threatens several homes

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Five fire agencies responded to the scene of a three alarm high risk grass fire this afternoon near Keizer, located in a large wheat field. A farmer had been cutting the chaff in his harvested wheat field when a bearing went out on the tractor and caught the field on fire.

The fire was dispatched at 4:40 pm near 35th Ave NE and Perkins Road NE.  Firefighters from Keizer Fire District, Marion County Fire District #1, Salem Fire Department, Silverton Fire ...

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Keizer Fire Districts seeks one student for an immediate opening

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Keizer Fire Districts seeks one student for an immediate opening

$1,500 per term, mentoring, training, community service opportunities, interview techniques, response experience

Requirements:

  • Currently and or participation at an accredited college
  • Valid and insurable Oregon Driver’s License
  • NFPA Firefighter I
  • NFPA Driver
  • NFPA Hazardous Materials Operations Responder
  • Oregon EMT – Basic (Preferred)
  • NFPA Pumper Operator (Preferred)          

This is a modified resident student program, you would be responsible for covering shift every third day.

For more information email; hblanco@keizerfire.com or call 503-390-9111, ...

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