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Useful Links

Boondock or Bust- RV Fire Safety

Especially important to review during the busy summer travel season. A great resource outlining the fire risks unique to RVs. Covers fire prevention and safety measures involving fire extinguishers, carbon monoxide detectors, and propane safety.

Fire Safety

Focuses on residential fire safety. Provides information on sprinkler systems, smoke alarms, escape plans, and product recalls. Also has materials and games for children.

US Fire Administration

A division of FEMA, the US Fire Administration’s (USFA) mission a solid foundation in prevention, preparedness, and response by providing national leadership to local fire and emergency services. Provides a wide variety of fire-related information including fire prevention, statistics, and news. Also has materials and games for children.

Sparky the Fire Dog

A child friendly site that provides information about fire safety and prevention.

Other Fire and EMS Sites Oregon Department of Forestry – Protection From Fire Program

Provides information about Oregon’s Protection From Fire.

Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training(DPSST)

DPSST promotes excellence in public safety by delivering quality training and developing and upholding professional standards for police, fire, corrections, parole and probation, and telecommunications personnel.

Oregon Fire Chiefs Association(OFCA)

OFCA strives to provide leadership and valued services to support fire chiefs and administrative officers throughout the state.

Oregon State EMS Division

The Emergency Medical Services Division develops and regulates systems that provide quality emergency care to victims of sudden illness or traumatic injury.

Oregon State Fire Marshal

The State Fire Marshal’s Office has a variety of units responsible for such topics as fire codes, community education, fire and life safety, and the Juvenile Firesetter Intervention program.

Wildfire in Oregon

Information from Oregon State University’s Extension program about wildland fires and their prevention.

Other Safety

 Home Safety Council

The Home Safety Council is the only national nonprofit organization solely dedicated to preventing home related injuries.

McGruff the Crime Dog

Another child friendly site that focuses on crime prevention, but also has information on fire safety and other topics.

Emergency Operations Community Emergency Response Teams

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.

Tillamook County Emergency Organizations Tillamook 9-1-1

Officially known as the Tillamook County Emergency Communications District, Tillamook 9-1-1 answers 9-1-1 calls and is the primary dispatch center for all police, fire, and EMS agencies within the County.

Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office

The Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office provides law enforcement as was as search and rescue operations in Tillamook County.

Tillamook County Emergency Management

Tillamook County Emergency Management plans, prepares and provides for the prevention, mitigation and/or management of emergencies or disasters that present a threat to the lives and property of the citizens of Tillamook County.

Tillamook Emergency Amateur Radio Service(T.E.A.R.S.)

T.E.A.R.S is the official Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) affiliated group for Tillamook County, Oregon. Members assist in providing emergency communications throughout the County in times of need. 

STC Emergency Volunteer Corps

The South County Emergency Volunteer Corps is dedicated to building community and regional resilience, developing programs to ensure readiness and creating a culture of emergency preparedness. EVCNB focuses its work in the Nehalem Bay region, with outreach and support to all of Tillamook County.