Fire Marshal Services & Fire Prevention

Columbia River Fire & Rescue's Fire Marshal’s Office  oversees the enforcement of fire codes, new construction review, fire investigations, and public education activities designed to reduce hazard and risks throughout the community.

New Construction & Development Plan Review

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Fire & Arson Investigation

  • CRF&R investigates every fire that occurs within our District. By understanding what causes fires, we learn how to better prevent them and assist in prosecution of those who threaten our community by intentionally setting fires

  • To obtain a copy of a specific fire report, contact us 503-397-2990

Click above for driveway inspection forms

Business Inspections and Code Enforcement

  • CRF&R investigates every fire that occurs within our District. By understanding what causes fires, we learn how to better prevent them and assist in prosecution of those who threaten our community by intentionally setting fires

  • To obtain a copy of a specific fire report, contact us 503-397-2990

Knox Box Ordering

  • CRF&R works cooperatively with the Knox Company for our emergency key access. If required to provide a Knox box or lock for a newly built structure, or as a result of a fire inspection, click here for instructions on placing your order

  • Please note: Knox boxes are mailed to you WITHOUT the key core. Contact CRF&R at 503-397-2990 when the box has been installed. We will schedule a time with you to install the key core and secure the box

Contact Information:

You can email our Fire Marshal - Tad Pederson at Pedersonr@crfr.com to send completed paperwork or call 503-397-2990 f0r questions.

Safety, Preparedeness, Education and Community Resources:

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Home Fire Sprinklers

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Home Escape Planning

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Car Seat Safety Resources

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Columbia County Resource HERE

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Candle Safety

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Fire Extinguishers

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Apartment Fire Safety

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CPR & 1st Aid Training

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Holiday Safety

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Knox Box
Knox Box Information

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Carbon Monoxide

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Cigarette /Mattress Fire

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Columbia Alert Net
Columbia Alert Network

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Sand Bags
Sand Bag Information

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Animal Emergency

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72 Hour Kit
72 Hour Kit

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Fire Prevention Week
Fire Prevention Week

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Smoke Alarms

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American Red Cross

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Medical

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Wildfire Preparation

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Earthquake Information

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CERT Information

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Flooding Information

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Fire Code Guide

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