About the Fire Department




The Mission of the Lake Oswego Fire Department
is to protect and saves lives,
property, and the environment with dedication,
care, and compassion.

The Lake Oswego Fire Department provides emergency response to more than 50,000 citizens within the City of Lake Oswego and three adjoining contract districts (Lake Grove Rural Fire District, Riverdale/Dunthorpe Fire District, and Alto Park Water District).

Four fire stations are strategically located throughout Lake Oswego to provide rapid emergency service to citizens in need 24 hours a day.

Emergency services include fire suppression, emergency medical response, water & dive rescue, technical rescue operations, hazardous materials incidents, and disaster response.

Non-emergency services include fire prevention and inspection services, code enforcement, public safety education services, fire extinguisher use, residential safety surveys, home fire escape planning, emergency and disaster preparedness planning and training for citizens (CERT), and fire and life safety education in Lake Oswego schools.

Along with protecting citizens within the city and contract districts, the Lake Oswego Fire Department has mutual aid agreements with Portland Fire & Rescue and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue