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The City of Portland, Oregon

Fire & Rescue

Always Ready, Always There

Phone: 503-823-3700

Fax: 503-823-3710

55 SW Ash Street, Portland, OR 97204

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Fire Camp


The Portland Camp has been canceled due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Currently the Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Camp is still on.

Please fill out the application here:


 A three-day camp July 31, August 1 - 2 at the TV Fire & Rescue Training Center in Sherwood, OR is still planned.

Portland Fire and Rescue is hosting a fire training camp for young women ages 16 - 20 years old.

This three-day camp is an opportunity to experience the unique aspects of being a firefighter. 

Work stations will include:

  • Search and rescue

  • Jaws of Life operation,

  • Climbing the aerial ladder

  • Fire hose operation

  • Forcing doors

Young women will also learn about nutrition, physical fitness, interview skills, and EMS.


Much thanks to IAFF  Local 43 for their support and sponsorship of fire camp!


Find out more about Portland Metro Fire Camp at

Contact (503) 823-3892 with program or application questions.

Fire Camp Application

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