Fire Suppression

These activities focus on the actual fire problems found in Lake Oswego and the three contract districts: residential structural, commercial structural, high-rise structural, wildland, wildland/urban interface, and non-structural firefighting such as vehicles, refuse/garbage and brush fires. Twelve on-duty firefighters and one battalion chief perform these functions out of the four fire stations with the following apparatus:

•Three front line and two reserve 1250gpm Fire Engine Pumpers
•105’ Aerial Ladder Truck/pumper
•4x4 Wildland Brush Vehicle
•Water & Dive Rescue Boat equipped with portable firefighting pumps