The mission statement of the Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District is to provide for the protection of life and property that is threatened by fire, hazardous materials, accidents, disasters or medical emergencies. This will be carried out by a well-trained and well- equipped department that is responsive to the needs and desires of the citizens of the community.
Sweet Home Fire District will be accepting sealed bids for three surplus vehicles. All bids must be submitted between 04/20/2018 and 05/25/2018. The bid must be submitted in a sealed envelope or via email to email@example.com with the Item number clearly marked on the front. The bid must include your name, contact number, and the amount for the bid as well as the item number(s). If bidding on multiple items, please make it clear which amount is to which item. Those bids that are not submitted properly and with sufficient information will not be considered. These vehicles are available to view during normal business hours. Item number 1 is a white 1988 Ford F-350 dually 4×4. The motor is a V8 diesel with a 5-speed manual transmission with 23,903 miles. This vehicle is equipped with a 200-gallon water tank and a BB-4 80 GPM pump. The minimum bid is $4,000. Vehicle number 2 is a red 2001 Dodge Ram 3500 4X4 dually, with a magnum V10 gas motor and an automatic transmission with 106,943 miles. This vehicle is equipped with a 200-gallon water tank and a gas Honda GX 390 pump. The minimum bid is $3,000. Item number 3 is a 1981 Ford LT 9000 with a Detroit diesel motor and Allison HT 740 D automatic transmission with 17,872 miles. This vehicle has a 2000 gallon water tank and is equipped with a front mounted 1000 GPM Hale pump model number 47890. This vehicle has pump and roll capabilities. The minimum bid is $6,000
A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District, Linn County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019, will be held at the Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District, 1099 Long Street, Sweet Home, Oregon 97386. The meeting will take place on April 17, 2018 at 7 o’clock p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget. This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting to discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee. A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after April 17, 2018 at 1099 Long Street, Sweet Home, Oregon 97386, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.and at sweethomefire.org. Dave Barringer, Fire Chief, Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District.
At 921 this morning Sweet Home Fire responded to a house fire on Juniper St. The fire was well involved when the first unit arrived. The fire moved into the structure from the attached shop and carport. The occupants escaped the fire without harm. Two engines, a light rescue, and a medic unit with 15 firefighters responded initially with one engine from Lebanon Fire on a mutual aide assist. No firefighters were injured and 40% of the contents were saved. The structure was a total loss and the cause was determined an electrical fire from a outlet the freezer was plugged into. American Red Cross was on scene for assistance to the residence.
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House fire with car involved (Photo)
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1099 Long Street, Sweet Home, OR, 97386