Skip to Main Content View Text-Only

Fire & Rescue

Always Ready, Always There

Phone: 503-823-3700

Fax: 503-823-3710

55 SW Ash Street, Portland, OR 97204

More Contact Info

East Portland's Newest Fire Station Hosts Open House

0 Comments

 

On Saturday, October 22nd - with a strong east wind blowing in true East Portland fashion - Portland Fire & Rescue Fire Chiefs John Klum and John Nohr, along with Gresham Fire & Emergency Services Chief Scott Lewis, officially dedicated and opened Rockwood Fire Station 31. 

 

 

The new shared Portland/Gresham station was built in just 10 months time and on Saturday welcomed visitors for tours and refreshments. 

 

Guiseppes, a local Italian restaurant and favorite with firefighters and the community, dropped in with pizzas and cannolis for visitors to enjoy. 

 

Children who visited the station were exited climb up in the 1949 Mack fire truck that was on display. 

 

Also on hand was Linda Haworth, a local artist, who is designing and installing a mosaic on the front of the station made from thousands of tiny colored glass tiles with a presentation about the installation.

 

Station 31 is Portland Fire & Rescue's busiest engine company.  It is appropriate that their slogan "We do more after midnight than you do all day" is prominently displayed on Engine 31.  Portland Fire & Rescue is proud to open new Fire Station 31, which will serve the Portland and Gresham communities for decades to come.

 

   

  Portland Fire & Rescue 

   We Respond: Always Ready, Always There

   October 24, 2011 

 

Follow Portland Fire & Rescue on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube

0 Comments

Please review our Code of Conduct rules before posting a comment to this site.
Report Abuse (Please include the specific topic and comment for the fastest response/resolution.)

Post a Comment
Name
E-mail (visible to admins only)
 Remember Info Yes   No
Comments
Spam Prevention In the Pacific Northwest, what state is Portland in?