Reward Offer Increased

There is a $1,500 reward being offered for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person or persons responsible for the fire at Pioneer Park on NW 4th and Despain.

Contact the Pendleton Fire Department at 541.276.1442 or the Pendleton Police Department at 541.966.3650.

Tall Grass and Weeds

Tall grass and weeds are a violation of city ordinance. To report tall grass and weeds, please send an e-mail to the Fire Marshal at or call 541-276-1442. Please include the address of the tall grass and weeds and your name and contact information for follow-up questions.

May 2017 Bond Information

The Facts about the Bond Measure for Replacement of Fire Station 1

1) About your Fire Department.

The Pendleton Fire & Ambulance Department serves more than 20,000 people across a service area of 2,000 square miles. The Department has three fire stations, nine pieces of apparatus, and 21 firefighters. We respond to an average of 3,200 emergency calls every year.


2) An independent firm found safety and structural problems with Fire Station 1.

Services and Programs

Photo 2007 Eagles FireFire Prevention

A variety of activities to reduce the frequency and severity of fires: Inspections; fire cause investigation and prosecution; public fire safety education; pre-fire planning; fire and life safety plans review for new construction; codes/ordinances; controlling dangerous practices through permits (burning, flammable liquids, explosives, etc.).

Significant Incidents

The Pendleton Fire and Ambulance Department responds to many events each year (see the Call Statistics page for details), but here’s a list of a few significant events from our history

History of the Pendleton Fire and Ambulance Department

Photo: Historical Fire Department PhotoThe Pendleton Fire and Ambulance Department (PFD) has a long history dating back to just after the formation of the city of Pendleton. Pendleton was settled in 1868 with the site chosen by voters of Umatilla County who wanted a site on the upper Umatilla River between Wildhorse and Birch creeks.

Contact Fire & Ambulance Services

Fire Stations

Pendleton Fire Station #1
911 SW Court Avenue
Pendleton, OR 97801


Fax: 541-276-9171

Station #2
1200 Southgate
Pendleton, OR 97801