Toledo Fire Department

The Toledo Fire Department (TFD) provides emergency response and services to the City of Toledo and the surrounding community. Services include:

  • Fire protection
  • Medical services
  • Disaster management

The TFD is closed when an emergency is in progress. If you need immediate assistance, the Police Department is open 24 hours a day and can contact the Fire Department Duty Officer for you. The Police Department is located at 250 W (Business) Highway 20.


The TFD consists of four city employees and approximately 40 volunteers. Volunteers are an integral part of the organization. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer fire fighter please call 541-336-3311.


April 3, 1896 Toledo City Council meeting
It was suggested that fire protection was needed in the unincorporated City of Toledo.

March 29, 1901 in a citizen town meeting
The citizens of Toledo took steps to organize a fire department.

May 13, 1901 Toledo City Council meeting
A resolution was introduced and approved to accept the organization of the Toledo Fire Department.

Toledo Fire Department uses the Public Fire Safety system to improve communications and public safety by coordinating burn permits and regulations in partnership with Toledo Fire Department community members.


For Residents within the Toledo Fire Department 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 Toledo Fire Department.

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About PFS

At (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.