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
Location: 7173 Lookingglass Rd., Roseburg, OR 97471.
Phone: (541) 679-5555.
Email: Board of Directors
There will be a Special Board meeting of the Lookingglass Rural Fire District on April 24, 2017 at 6:45 pm, at the Fire Station, 7173 Lookingglass Road, Roseburg, OR 97471. 541 679-5555; Agenda items include: Approval of paying bills not approved at the meeting on April 12, 2017. 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.
Minutes and videos of previous meetings are available on the Minutes page.
The budget to which the District and Department adhere can be found on the Financials page.
Public Notice for 2017-18 Budget Committee:
A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Lookingglass Rural Fire District, County of Douglas, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, will be held at the Lookingglass Fire Station, 7173 Lookingglass Road, Roseburg, Oregon. The meeting will take place on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to receive the budget message and budget document, and to receive comment from the public on the budget.
A second public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Lookingglass Rural Fire District, to discuss the budget for fiscal year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, will be held at the Lookingglass Fire Station, 7173 Lookingglass Road, Roseburg, Oregon. This additional meeting will take place on Monday, May 1, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. The Budget Committee may approve the budget document and the tax rate at this meeting.
Both noticed meetings are public meetings where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meetings and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget committee.
A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after April 24, 2017, at the Lookingglass Fire Station, 7173 Lookingglass Road, Roseburg, OR between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (541) 679-5555
This notice will also be posted on the L.R.F.D. Website, http:// lookingglassfire.org, on or before April 14, 2017.
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?
Chief Rhodes won an award from SDAO
LRFD Fire Chief Steve Rhodes won an Outstanding Special District Service Award at the 2017 Annual Conference of the Special District's Association of Oregon. A video (starting at approximately minute 17:15) and an article about his award as an outstanding volunteer are on the SDAO website.
Chief's report on Lookingglass Elementary School Fire:
dated January 2, 2017
On Tuesday, December 27, at 11:07 pm, the Lookingglass Rural Fire District, along with mutual and automatic aid units from Douglas Fire Protection Dist. 2 and Winston- Dillard Fire Dist., were dispatched to a report of the Lookingglass School on fire. Read full report.
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.
2016 Fire Season
Fire Season is ended.
Effective October 05, 2016 (DFPA)
Residents no longer need burn permits from DFPA to do backyard debris burning...but the burning of logging slash does require a permit any time of the year. Permits for slash can be obtained through DFPA.
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:
- Asphalt or industrial waste
- Automotive parts (including frames)
- Dead animals
- Plastic and rubber products
- 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
Roseburg, OR Weather Forecast
Click for weather forecast
A variety of safety information and links is available on our Safety page.
- Travel Warnings
- Southwest Oregon NOAA Forecasts
- TripCheck Oregon Road Conditions
- Douglas County Stream Gage Information
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Oregon Department of Forestry
United States Fire Administration