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