541-367-5882

  • Serving the Sweet Home area



  • Chief Barringer

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.

Two kayakers rescued from river (Photo)

Sweet Home Fire District responded to a water rescue today at 10:28 AM.  Water rescue crews were able to assist two female victims, both had been flipped their kayaks on the South Santiam River near Sun Lane.  Rescue crews were able to operator a rescue jet boat to access one of the victims who was clinging to a small downed tree in the middle of the river.  The second victim was able to get back into her kayak and was directed to a riverbank near a home on walkerwood lane where crews were able to access her. Both advised that there were cold but did not need medical attention.

Photo shows rescue crews returning to the pleasant valley boat ramp after rescuing one of the victims.  Victim’s kayak can be seen in the background. Another inflatable raft can be seen on the tree the victim was clinging to.  Both victims were wearing life jackets. Please remember at the current river temperature of 43° F the human body will lose dexterity within 5 minutes and unconsciousness can set in within 30 minutes. Please be careful and dress appropriately.

 

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Two kayakers rescued from river (Photo)

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1994 Ford F-350

1994 Ford chassis F-350 power stroke diesel
PTO pump w 300-gallon tank
Mileage: 117,380

Emergency lighting will be removed for non-emergency
services purchasers

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1991 Pierce

1991 Pierce Dash Pumper
Pierce Dash Chassis
Seating for 4; 3 SCBA seats
Detroit 6V92TA 350 HP Diesel Engine
HT740 Automatic Transmission
Waterous CS 1250 GPM Side-Mount Pump
750 Gallon Tank
Feecon Foam System
(1) Foam Cell
Date of Last Pump Certification: 05/2017
Driver’s Side Discharges: (2)
Driver’s Side Suction: (1) 4″
Officer’s Side Discharge: (2)
Officer’s Side Suction: (1) 4″
Rear Discharges: (1)
Deck Gun Included
Booster Reel
Crosslays/Speedlays: Crosslays: (2)
Electric Reel
Air Conditioning
Ground Ladders
Auxiliary pump for Pump and Roll capabilities
Engine Hours: 1,570
Mileage: 6,960

Emergency lighting will be removed for non-emergency services purchasers


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Sweet Home Fire & Ambulance

In an emergency, please call 911.

1099 Long Street, Sweet Home, OR, 97386