View from Woodrat Mountain


District Headquarters
1095 Upper Applegate Rd., Jacksonville, OR
Phone:(541)899-1050 Fax:(541)899-9314

Fire Chief – Mike McLaughlin
Operations Chief – Chris Wolfard
Division Chief – Brad Barnes
Office Manager – Tallie Jackson
Shift Supervisor – Captain Greg Gilbert
Shift Supervisor – Captain Mike Kuntz
Shift Supervisor – Captain Tailese Goodnough

We serve an area of 181 square miles that is West of Medford, and Southeast of Grants Pass, and extends south to the California/Oregon border. It is an area of mountains and valleys, with a population of 10,000 residents. area. On the average we have about 48 volunteers, they are a vital link in our response. These volunteers respond to alarms via tones sent out over pagers which can include fires, medical calls, motor vehicle accidents or natural disasters.

Applegate Fire District offers Wildland and Structure fire protection and 24 hour Emergency Medical coverage to the citizens of our community. We have Extrication capabilities and a Special Technical Rescue Team which includes swift water rescue and high angle rescue techniques. Our citizens also benefit from our ability to fabricate, maintain and repair fire district apparatus.

Come join our team! Anyone interested in helping in this community, please come by Headquarters to talk with our staff. We now offer in-house training and are accepting applications for volunteer firefighter and support positions.



Applegate Fire District 9 - Newsletter