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Tangent Fire At A Glance

Tangent Rural Fire District has a long tradition of volunteer service in its community. Our main goal is to provide our District with the best 24/7 emergency services possible. We respond to all 9-1-1 calls in the Tangent area: house, grass, and industrial fires, medical incidents, motor vehicle accidents, and light rescue.

Tangent Rural Fire at a Glance

Founded: May 9th, 1958
Current Members:
       4.5 Paid staff
       22 Volunteers                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2 Student Residents

Current Area Served:
      45 sq. mi, includes Interstate 5, US Hwy 99 E, OR Hwy 34, and a major Union Pacific railway.
Current Population Served:
Current Apparatus Fleet:
       3 Engines, 2 Tenders, 1 Type VI Engine, 1 Command Vehicle, 2 Staff vehicles.
Current Tax Base:
      $2.5739 / $1,000
Annual Call Volume:
      420-440 (79% medical)