State Fire Marshal gives MC Fire District #1 new pumper

(From left) Troy Jurgens MCFD1, Division Chief Mariah Rawlins OSFM, Fire Chief Kyle McMann MCFD1 & Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal Travis Medema. 

 Marion County Fire District #1 took receipt of a Type 3 fire engine from the Oregon State Fire Marshal last week.

The engine, part of the State Fire Marshal’s Response Ready Oregon Initiative it is one of 76 fire apparatus the Marshal will deliver this year. The equipment deliveries are made possible by a $25 million grant, part of Oregon’s wildfire omnibus bill in 2021.

The Response Ready Oregon initiative was created to add capacity and modernize wildfire responses.

Marion County Fire District #1 Chief Kyle McMann took delivery at the state fire marshal’s Salem office.

“I am happy to announce this fire engine will be stationed at the Four Corners firehouse and is designed to boost capacity and modernize equipment within the Fire District. Moreover, the engine will aid the Oregon Fire Mutual Aid System as the state deals with wildfires,” said Chief McMann.

“Today is a very exciting day for Marion County Fire District No. 1 and we are grateful to the Oregon State Fire Marshal for selecting our organization to receive this brand new fire engine which will serve to protect thousands of at-risk properties and vulnerable populations,” he added. 

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