For fire services, the city of Port Orford contracts with the Port Orford Rural Fire Protection District, a volunteer fire department headed by Chief David Duncan. New volunteers are always needed. Training is provided. Please contact Chief Duncan for more information if you are interested to help your community in this way.

Fire Chief David Duncan

Photo by Milton Finch, provided by Port Orford News

Burn Permits – Not available until Fire Season is over

Burning trash is not allowed in the City of Port Orford. Burning yard debris is allowed, but a burn permit is required. Fires are only allowed when conditions are safe. For more information about Fire Permit Requirements in the City of Port Orford, see Chapter 8 of our municipal code.

Burn permits cost $5. To get one, stop by City Hall.