Fire Department

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 1,700 calls for emergency service in 2019 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. The Baker City Fire Department is responsible for approximately 8 square miles and 10,000 citizens for fire protection and approximately 1600 square miles and 14,500 citizens for paramedic services.

BCFD has one centrally located fire station that is staffed 24 hours/day. There are 15 professional career firefighters and 7 paid-part time firefighters.  All professional career employees are Oregon certified EMT-Intermediates or EMT-Paramedics. All of our personnel have met high levels of training in fire suppression operations. BCFD operates two front-line Type 1 fire engines, one 75 ft Aerial (Quint) ladder truck, four ALS ambulances, one rescue/command vehicle, one Type 6 Brush Patrol and one Command vehicle.

The Baker City Fire Department is the only professional fire department in Baker County. BCFD provides paramedic ambulance service and fire suppression service county wide. 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. 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.