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Fire Department: Media Information and Press Releases

Press Releases and Media Advisories

Forest Grove Fire & Rescue uses the online Flash News service to provide information to local and regional media outlets.  For information regarding media releases please contact our Public Information Officer at 503.992.3177. 

Forest Grove Fire & Rescue also uses social media like the website Twitter, Facebook, and our Fire Blog as an additional tool for us to provide real time information from our Public Information Officers about emergencies, community programs, and other happenings at FGF&R.    


March 7, 2013 - Six-Year Old Playing with Matches Destroys Home       picture     

March 6, 2013 - Honorary Firefighter Badge to Cancer Victim                 picture

Jan. 9, 2013 - New Firefighter Hired

Dec. 8, 2012 - Fire Destroys Barn, 10 Cows Saved                                  picture

Sept. 27, 2012 - SAFER Grant Leads to Personnel Changes

Sept. 17, 2012 - Total Burn Ban in Effect

Sept. 16, 2012 - Cigarette Causes Fire/Damage to Local Hotel                    Picture

August 9, 2012 -House Fire Displaces Residents, Injures Fire Captain          Picture

August 5, 2012 - Propane Leack Causes Explosion in Van         picture

May 11, 2012 - Citizen's Service Award for Saving Life

April 29, 2012 - One Person Rescued from Condo Fire     picture

December 5, 2011 - Man Injured at Woodfold Marco     Video of Lifeflight

November 18, 2011 - Fire at Fernhill Wetlands     picture

October 12, 2011 - Injured Inmate Rescue    (picture)