Continuing to work toward "one team" providing quality services along the Highway 58 corridor, Pleasant Hill and Goshen Fire Boards met on April 20th to continue talks around this cooperative agreement. While Dexter Board representatives remain active in the discussion, Dexter has chosen not to pursue a three-way agreement at this time. With Goshen Fire Board Chair Willie Bronson leading, the group identified a timeline for the hire of a new Chief as well as qualifications a
As part of their community safety program, Goshen Firefighters recently visited the Lane Community College daycare with an Engine in full turnouts. This program familiarizes children with firefighters and reminds them of fire safety. In full turnouts, breathing apparatus and masks, our firefighters spent time interacting with children, teaching them what to expect if a firefighter responds to an emergency, and of course, provided hats and stickers along with the sought afte
A regional favorite, Goshen Fire District was pleased to host DPPST's Skid Avoidance for Apparatus Drivers Program (SAFAD). This program uses a 20,000 pound Ford F-650 configured with a tire rack, fifth wheel and customized hydraulic coasters. The program is key to providing emergency apparatus operators driver training in low traction conditions. This valuable training brought agencies across Oregon to participate.
Goshen Rural Fire Protection District, in cooperation with other local EMS agencies and Pleasant Hill School District is participating in Every Fifiteen Minutes. This two-day program focuses on high school juniors and seniors, challenging them to think about drinking, driving, personal safety and decision making. Our local program is sponsored by the Lane County Sheriff's office and includes a mock crash, EMS responses and assembly. #Every15minutes #PleasantHillHighSchool