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Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide the highest-quality, cost-effective fire and emergency services to all District residents. These services shall be provided equally throughout the District and at the behest of the District’s citizens. We shall uphold the standards in conduct that reflect the values of the Lookingglass community. We shall maintain accurate and complete records and strive for transparency and honesty in each endeavor.

This page is an overview of our Fire District and Fire Department. It also includes fire alerts and other useful safety information related to fire, home, and travel.

District News

Lookingglass Rural Fire District is tax-supported with an all-volunteer department, providing fire and emergency medical services to the Lookingglass valley and surrounding areas.
Board of Directors

Contact Information:

Location: 7173 Lookingglass Rd., Roseburg, OR 97471.
Phone: (541) 679-5555.
Email: Board of Directors


Minutes and videos of previous meetings are available on the Minutes page.

Board Meeting Public Notice
There will be a Regular Board meeting of the Lookingglass Rural Fire District on May 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm, held online due to the Governor’s Executive Order 20-12. 541 679-5555; lookingglassfire.org. The public is welcome to attend the meeting using this Zoom link. Downloading and installing a program may be required, so please allow a few extra minutes before the start of the meeting. Agenda items include: monthly financial, communications, and Chief’s reports; Budget Committee Review. Reports for the meeting will be available either through the Zoom teleconference or from the Directors page of the District website.

For those who do not have Internet access, there will be limited seating available at the Fire Station, 7173 Lookingglass Road, Roseburg, OR 97471. Safe spacing and other conditions will be monitored by the Fire Chief.

The budget to which the District and Department adhere can be found on the Financials page.

Budget Committee Public Notice
Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Committee Meetings Public Notice
Documents for the 2020-21 Budget Committee Meeting are available on the Financials page, as is a link for attending by Zoom video meeting.

District Boundaries
A map of properties covered within the Lookingglass Rural Fire District is on our Coverage page.

Volunteers News

Written Plan for COVID-19

Our Fire Department has developed a written plan in compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order No. 20-12.

All Car Club Cruise - Honor First Responders
On Saturday, May 16, 2020, at approximately 11:00 a.m., an All Car Club cruise will be coming through our Lookingglass Fire Department parking lot to honor first responders. Our volunteers will open up the doors, get the rigs out, and return the greetings as 70-100 cars of all types come through town (Corvettes, MOPARs, hot rods).

Firefighters and Medical Responders
Thank you to the people who have newly volunteered. Welcome aboard! Our Department is staffed only by volunteer firefighters and medical responders.

Lookingglass Rural Fire District is looking for new volunteers. Do you have what it takes?

Learn more about our volunteers on their web page.

Chief Rhodes won an award
LRFD Fire Chief Steve Rhodes won an Outstanding Special District Service Award at the 2017 Annual Conference of the Special District’s Association of Oregon. He was honored as an outstanding volunteer.

Additional Department Website Pages
The Blotter page shows how our volunteers have been protecting our community.

Our Facilities page shows where our fire station is located within our community.


Fire season officially ends Monday, September 23, 2019 at 12:01 a.m.
For more information, visit the DFPA website.

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Examples of outdoor or open burning include: using a burn barrel, burning yard debris, burning construction or demolition debris, burning in incinerators that do not meet emission limits and burning stumps to clear land.

    • Burning the following materials is illegal any time, anywhere in Oregon:
  • Asbestos
  • Asphalt or industrial waste
  • Automotive parts (including frames)
  • Dead animals
  • Plastic and rubber products
  • Tires
  • Waste oil, petroleum treated and related materials
  • Wet garbage and food waste
  • Any material creating dense smoke or noxious odors

More information is available at the Oregon DEQ website.

Northwest Interagency Coordination Center

Safety News

Douglas County News on COVID-19

Stay up to date on COVID-19 in Douglas County on the DPHN website at www.douglaspublichealthnetwork.org. Find additional information on state, federal and international COVID-19 response from the following websites: Oregon Health Authority, Centers for Disease Control, World Health Organization and by calling or logging onto 211Info.

Safety Information
A variety of additional safety information and links is available on our Safety page.