Klamath County Fire District 1 (KCFD1)

Klamath County Fire District 1 (KCFD1) is an all hazard special district located in south-central Oregon, which provides structural and wildland fire protection, emergency advanced life support, ambulance transport, inter-facility ambulance transport, hazardous materials response and emergency rescue. Klamath County Fire District 1 provides Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance response and pre-hospital care. EMS response accounts for the bulk of work done by our responders.

KCFD1 serves a population of 60,000 permanent residents within a 490 square mile area. In the heart of our Fire District sits the City of Klamath Falls, which is the largest city in the County and is home to 48,000 residents living within a 20 square mile urban growth boundary. The remaining 12,000 residents are scattered throughout rural area.

KCFD1’s response area consists of a diverse geography and climate. The basins elevation is 4,100 feet, and is surrounded by mountains, reaching 6,525 feet. The majority of this area is classified as either wildland or wildland urban interface.

Klamath County Fire District 1 (KCFD1) uses the Public Fire Safety system to improve communications and public safety by coordinating burn permits and regulations in partnership with Klamath County Fire District 1 (KCFD1) community members.


For Residents within the Klamath County Fire District 1 (KCFD1) jurisdiction: Sign in to learn about your local Outdoor Burning Regulations, communicate with your local fire agency officials, read condition reports, create and update your own outdoor burn status.

This service is free, brought to you at no cost for this public safety partnership with Klamath County Fire District 1 (KCFD1).

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At PublicFireSafety.com (or PFS), our mission is to improve communication in public safety. By coordinating the needs of our public safety agencies and the residents they serve,  PFS is working with these professionals and residents to re-imagine permitting, regulations and communication for modern communities.