Department History

Medford Hose Company
Medford Hose Company

The Medford Fire Department has a rich history. Here are some of the significant events that have occurred:

1886   The Medford Fire Department (Hose Company) is founded
1907   First horse-drawn chemical engine is purchased
1908   Construction of the Central Fire Hall is completed on Front St
1912   Medford's first automobile apparatus is put into service
1924   The Stutz pumper is purchased and added to the fleet
1930   The new Fire Hall (Station 1) is built at 3rd and Front St
1952   Construction of Fire Station 2 is finished, located on 8th St
1954   Fire Station 3 is built on Highland Ave
1969   Building of Fire Station 4 on Table Rock Rd is completed
1975   Fire Station 5 is completed, located on Roberts Rd 
1986   The Medford Fire Department celebrates 100 years of service
2006   Construction of Fire Station 6 is completed on Barnett Rd
2017   Fire Station 2 is rebuilt in a new location on Stewart Ave. Fire Station 4 is also rebuilt.

For more fire department history and photos, please click here.

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Additional Department Information

Fire-Rescue Department Contacts

Medford Fire-Rescue Administration Office
200 South Ivy Street, Room #180
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: (541) 774-2300
Fax: (541) 774-2514
Email:

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