Mission and Vision

South Lane County Fire & Rescue is a public safety organization responsible for delivering fire protection, rescue, emergency medical services and transport, within its geographical and assigned
boundaries 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.  South Lane County Fire & Rescue is funded primarily through its taxing authority and its billing for medical transport services.
South Lane County Fire & Rescue utilizes a combination delivery system of skilled career and volunteer personnel.


“Making a positive difference in the community through service to others”

The Mission is accomplished through personnel who: 

  • Provide a rapid response to emergencies
  • Take appropriate actions
  • Produce a beneficial outcome
  • Proactively participate in activities and events throughout the community.



  • The members, both career and volunteer, are UNITED together in a common purpose and mission. 

  • The credibility, skills and performance of the personnel, both
    career and volunteer, are RESPECTED by public
    safety/emergency response agencies.
  • The Fire District is TRUSTED by the Community.



FireMed: Join Today!

FireMed LogoA ground ambulance transport in the South Lane County area will cost more than $1,800, and an air ambulance more than $18,000, unless you have FireMed! Health insurance may cover 20-50%. FireMed members pay NOTHING, even if they have no insurance, and your membership covers your whole household. Learn more...

Contact Us

Administration and Headquarters
233 Harrison Ave
Cottage Grove, OR 97424
tel: (541) 942-4493
fax: (541) 942-3367

Business Hours: 8 am to 5 pm Mon-Fri

Emergency Dial 911

Calls This Year

Total Calls:1397