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Welcome to Medford Fire Department's
Fire and Life Safety Division


Fire Safety Brochures HERE
Info about Burn Permits and Residential Fire Pits HERE

Under the direction of Acting Fire Marshal Chase Browning, the Fire & Life Safety team consists of four Deputy Fire Marshals and one Administrative Assistant. The Division is tasked with preventing fires and promoting fire and life safety through:   
Acting Fire Marshal Chase Browning
  • Fire and life safety compliance inspections in regulated occupancies.
  • Origin and cause fire investigations.
  • Fire and life safety public education.
  • Fire code operational and construction permits/inspections.
  • Plan reviews/inspections of fire protection systems.​​ 
  • Land development reviews for code required fire department access and water supply.

Click photos for staff biographies.

DFM Tanner Fairrington
DFM Samantha Metheney
DFM Steve Parks
DFM Mark Shay

News & Info

Additional Department Information

Fire and Life Safety Contacts

Medford Fire-Rescue Fire & Life Safety Division
200 South Ivy Street, Room #180
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: (541) 774-2300
Fax: (541) 774-2514
Contact: Acting Fire Marshal Chase Browning
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Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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