Structural fire protection including both Residential and Commerical.
All of our firefighters complete a customized training curicula to become firefighters or support members. Many of our firefighters go well beyond the basic certification.
Emergency Medical Services
Medical Response with Licensed Personnel
It is a requirement as a responder for our Fire Department that all firefighters must be medically trained to a minimum of the State's Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) status. We also have many Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's) and Paramedics. The more advanced disciplines allow for even greater care for the members of our community.
The ability to remove someone from a critical situation.
Our Firefighters are trained to provide a variety of rescue skills. Some of those include motor vehicle accident extrication, structure fire rescue, reach and treat water rescue and we assist on low angle, high angle and rope rescue calls.
Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear
When a HazMat situation occurs, the Sauvie Island Fire Department will respond and as the details of ths situation come to light, our partnerships will regional HazMat teams including the Portland Fire & Rescue and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue HazMat teams and the Oregon National Guard can be called in to assist.