District Information

Lookingglass Rural Fire District is a tax-supported all-volunteer department, providing fire and emergency medical services to the Lookingglass valley and surrounding areas.

Board of Directors

Contact Information:
Location: 7173 Lookingglass Rd., Roseburg, OR 97471.
Phone: (541) 679-5555.
Email: Board of Directors


Free Offering

There are 4, unsplit, 6-10 foot long Douglas fir logs available at the station for free on a first-come basis. You will need to make your own arrangements for hauling them. Please call the station at (541) 679-5555.


Public Notice

There will be a Regular Board meeting of the Lookingglass Rural Fire District on September 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm, at the Fire Station, 7173 Lookingglass Road, Roseburg, OR 97471. Agenda items include: monthly financial, communications, and Chief's reports; update on new truck; update on removal of slush fund; plans for old chassis; Secret Santa plan; cleaning and organizing the upstairs. 541 679-5555; lookingglassfire.org. The public is welcome.

More information about our Board of Directors and the policies they follow can be found on the Directors page.

Meetings

Minutes and videos of previous meetings are available on the Minutes page.

Budget

The budget to which the District and Department adhere can be found on the Financials page. There also is a Public Notice and Agenda for the June 8, 2016 Budget Hearing for the proposed 2016-17 Budget.

District Boundaries

A map of properties covered within the Lookingglass Rural Fire District is on our Coverage page.

Volunteer Fire Department

Thank you to the people who have newly volunteered. Welcome aboard!

Lookingglass Rural Fire District is looking for new volunteers. Do you have what it takes?
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Learn more about our volunteers.

The Blotter page shows how active our volunteers have been protecting our community.

Our Facilities page shows where our fire station is located within our community.

Alerts

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2016 Fire Season

The fire danger level for today is High.

Mowing dry grass, chainsaw use, and cutting/grinding/welding of metal will be allowed before 10 am or after 8 pm.

All fine dead fuels ignite readily and fires start easlily from just causes. Unattended brush and campfires are likely to escape. Fires spread rapidly and short-distance spotting is common. High-intensity burning may develop on slopes, or in concentrations of fine fuel. Fire may become serious and their control difficult, unless they are hit hard and fast while small. The color code is yellow.

Effective September 18, 2016
(DFPA)

Industrial Fire Precaution Level, IFPL 2: Partial Hootowl.
 

July 1, 2016
(DFPA)

    Fire Season Begins
  • Public Use Restrictions, Regulated Use Closure, is in effect.
  • One difference between this year and previous years is on the restrictions for mowing dry grass, chainsaw use, and cutting/grinding/welding of metal. For these three, they will be allowed before 10 am or after 8 pm during Low, Moderate, and High Fire Danger, and prohibited during Extreme Fire Danger.
  • For more information, go to the DFPA website.

June 8, 2016
(DFPA)

    Fire Season Begins
  • There is an end to unregulated outside debris burning for rural Douglas County residents.
  • The entire Douglas District will go into Industrial Fire Precaution Level I.
  • For more information, go to the DFPA website.

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Examples of outdoor or open burning include: using a burn barrel, burning yard debris, burning construction or demolition debris, burning in incinerators that do not meet emission limits and burning stumps to clear land.

    Burning the following materials is illegal any time, anywhere in Oregon:
  • Asbestos
  • Asphalt or industrial waste
  • Automotive parts (including frames)
  • Dead animals
  • Plastic and rubber products
  • Tires
  • Waste oil, petroleum treated and related materials
  • Wet garbage and food waste
  • Any material creating dense smoke or noxious odors

Northwest Interagency Coordination Center (NWCC)
Northwest Large Fire Information Summary

News

Roseburg, OR Weather Forecast Find more about Weather in Roseburg, OR
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A variety of safety information and links is available on our Safety page.

 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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 Oregon Department of Forestry

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 United States Fire Administration

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