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.



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

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...

Calls This Year



Total Calls:544