Tall Grass and Weeds

Tall grass and weeds are a violation of city ordinance. To report tall grass and weeds, please send an e-mail to the Fire Marshal at or call 541-276-1442. Please include the address of the tall grass and weeds and your name and contact information for follow-up questions.

About the Chief

Michael J. Ciraulo

Services and Programs

Photo 2007 Eagles FireFire Prevention

A variety of activities to reduce the frequency and severity of fires: Inspections; fire cause investigation and prosecution; public fire safety education; pre-fire planning; fire and life safety plans review for new construction; codes/ordinances; controlling dangerous practices through permits (burning, flammable liquids, explosives, etc.).

Significant Incidents

The Pendleton Fire and Ambulance Department responds to many events each year (see the Call Statistics page for details), but here’s a list of a few significant events from our history

History of the Pendleton Fire and Ambulance Department

Photo: Historical Fire Department PhotoThe Pendleton Fire and Ambulance Department (PFD) has a long history dating back to just after the formation of the city of Pendleton. Pendleton was settled in 1868 with the site chosen by voters of Umatilla County who wanted a site on the upper Umatilla River between Wildhorse and Birch creeks.

Contact Fire & Ambulance Services

Fire Stations

Pendleton Fire Station #1
911 SW Court Avenue
Pendleton, OR 97801


Fax: 541-276-9171

Station #2
1200 Southgate
Pendleton, OR 97801

PFD Statistics

Annual Call Volume Report


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