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Welcome to the Medford Fire Departmenrt's Fire & Life Safety Division!

Deputy Chief - Fire Marshal Greg Kleinberg
           Deputy Chief-Fire Marshal
                    Greg Kleinberg
Under the direction of Deputy Chief-Fire Marshal Greg Kleinberg, the Fire & Life Safety team consists of five Deputy Fire Marshals and one Administrative Assistant. The Division is tasked with preventing fires and promoting fire and life safety through:
  • 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
The Medford Fire Department maintains exempt jurisdiction status according to the Oregon State Fire Marshal's Office. The jurisdiction's responsibility includes activities within the Medford City limits and Medford Rural Fire Protection District 2.


DFM Samantha Metheny

Deputy Fire Marshal
​Samantha Metheny

DFM Chase Browning

Deputy Fire Marshal
Chase Browning

DFM Tanner Fairrington

Deputy Fire Marshal
​Tanner Fairrington

DFM Steve Parks

Deputy Fire Marshal
​Steve Parks

DFM Mark Shay

Deputy Fire Marshal
​Mark Shay

Administrative Assistant Stephany Smith-Pearson

Administrative Assistant
Stephany Smith-Pearson


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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: Deputy Chief - Fire Marshal Greg Kleinberg
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Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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