Fire & Rescue

Seaside Fire & Rescue was established in 1904 and celebrated 100 years of service in July of 2004.

Seaside Fire & Rescue is an all hazards department that responds to Emergency Medical Calls, Structure and Wildand fires, Water Rescue, Rope Rescue, and manages the seasonal beach lifeguard program. Seaside Fire & Rescue also provides mutual aid to all departments in Clatsop County and Nehalem Bay Fire & Rescue in Tillamook County. Seaside Fire & Rescue also responds when requested by the Oregon State Fire Marshals Office for Wildland Conflagrations in Oregon & California as needed.

Seaside Fire & Rescue has primarily been a volunteer department with the exception of the Fire Chief, Division Chief of Prevention, Division Chief of Operations, and 2 Firefighter positions.