Media invited to visit the Portland Metro Fire Camp!

Portland Fire and Rescue
Portland Fire and Rescue

July 09, 2022 15:05


Media day at the 2022 Portland Metro Fire Camp!


The 2022 Portland Metro Fire Camp is a three-day camp that is designed to instill confidence, build leadership and team skills in young women through hands-on firefighter training. Instructors are female firefighters from across the west coast. The camp itinerary consists of various stations and scenarios each day such as taking hydrants, hose practices, controlling nozzles, turret and standpipe evolutions, rope operations, ladders, search and rescue, extrication, forcible entry, emergency medical skills, nutrition, physical fitness, and interview techniques. It is truly an all-encompassing introduction to an amazing and rewarding profession.


July 10th will be the day Media is invited from 9:00 to 10:30 am. Interview opportunities as well as video of camp activities.


4800 NE 122nd Ave., Portland Fire Training Station 2.


Terra Vandewiele, Camp Director