Our Mission: To provide dependable and efficient emergency services.
Our Vision: To promote and encourage high quality training, education and development to better serve our community.
Our Values: These attributes make up our core values: Integrity, Compassion, and Pride.
The Baker City Fire Department (BCFD) responded to about 1950 calls for emergency service in 2021-2022 providing both fire and emergency medical services to our citizens. BCFD personnel also provided emergency medical services to the citizens outside the Baker City limits, along with mutual aid fire protection to our neighboring departments.
In March 2022, The Baker City Fire Department announced a restructure would occur during the fall of 2022, BCFD has restructured and no longer provides Ambulance service for the Baker ASA. Baker City Fire is responsible for approximately 8 square miles and 10,000 citizens for fire protection and will assist a local ambulance service provider when needed as mutual aid response for MCI, or incident stabilization.
BCFD has one centrally located fire station that is staffed 24 hours/day. We currently staff with 2 personnel-24 hour coverage "line staff", one 40 HR rotating coverage member and a full time Fire Chief. Additional personnel are on call personnel. All of our personnel have met high levels of training in fire suppression operations. BCFD operates two front-line Type 1 fire engines, one 77 ft Aerial (Quint) ladder truck, one rehab unit, one Type 3 Brush/Extrication, one utility pickup, and one Command vehicle.
The Baker City Fire Department is the only full time- paid fire department in Baker County. BCFD is focused on the community and takes pride in working efficiently, effectively and safely while producing positive outcomes for those who need our service. Baker City Fire conducts fire and life safety inspections of businesses, provide public education, and conduct investigations of fires. If you have any questions or comments, or would like to access the non-emergency services we provide, feel free to call us at 541-523-3711.
In the event of any emergency, please contact Baker County Consolidated Dispatch by dialing 911. Or non emergency contact business line at (541) 523-6415.