Fire and Life Safety Information

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The Bend Fire Department strives to provide the public with resources they need to help provide the knowledge on safety and actions that can be taken to increase the safety for the individual and community as a whole. There are a wide variety of programs and events that happen throughout the year that provide that knowledge to everyone from school aged kids to seniors.  

We believe in being helpful, reliable, open, honest, accessible, responsive and well informed. We are problem solvers who believe in teamwork and personal commitment and pay particular attention to professional image while representing our department. We have respect and appreciation for the public we serve and we are dedicated to providing a quality of life free from the destruction of fire within our community.
 Friendly Firefighter Demo

Fire Prevention Division - Mission, Goals and Programs associated with the Fire Prevention Division

Home Fire and Life Safety Information - Smoke alarms, wildfire safety, open burning, etc. 

Hotel/Motel Fire Safety and Self-Inspection Program - Program developed to provide Hotel and Motel managers and employees the tools and skills needed to help reduce the risk of fires.

Fire Code Information - Code references used by the Bend Fire Department

Safety Outreach for Seniors (SOS) - Safety program for seniors   

Youth Fire Prevention and Intervention - Intervention and education programs aimed to work with youths who misuse fire

Wildfire Safety Tips and Infomration - information about safety, preparing yourself and your home, programs that can assist homeowners in getting rid of yard debris and much more.

Flammable Vegetation Concerns and Complaints - Link to the City's Code Enforcement division that enforces the City's Flammable Vegetation Reduction Ordinance. 

Car Seat Safety Information - Information on requirements, good placement and FREE car seat clinics and installation help.

Fire Safety Guides - Fire and life safety guides, pick from many different topics.

Burn Regulations and Permits - Burning safety, needed permits and resources for the Bend Fire Department

Natural Gas and Propane Safety - Information for customers and contractors on safe practices around propane and natural gas. 

Station Tours - information on station tours and requests

Food Carts - Information and requirements for Non-Fixed Food Concession equipment and locations. 

Special event requirements - Fire department information about special events as well as links to permits and requirements for the City of Bend

Firewatch - Firewatch is put into place when fire protection and detection systems are out of service in a building.

Prevention Information from the US Fire Administration - A link to the US Fire Administration's website that is full of materials, videos and details on fire prevention and safety topics.

Fire Department Consultation Form - Request a FREE fire department consultation for many different topics about your home and safety

Fire Department Complaint FormSubmit a complaint about fire and life safety issues found in your neighborhood, businesses, etc.