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Letter From the Chief

Fire Chief John Spradley


Welcome to Klamath County Fire District No. 1. I am proud to lead this diverse team of 65 employees. We are dedicated to saving lives, and protecting property and the environment within the boundaries of Fire District No. 1. We pride ourselves in our professionalism while serving the 56,000 patrons that reside within the 490 square miles we cover.

I encourage you to look around our web site and become familiar with our services. If you would like further infomation about Fire District No. 1 or the services and programs provided please contact our Administrative Office.


Our Values

Sense of Family - We are committed to promoting respect for one another, working together, and being caring, compassionate, and loyal to our families both at home and within the organization.

Teamwork – We promote teamwork through respect and courtesy, while upholding professional standards. We are accountable to each other and to the customers we serve.

Integrity – We are honest and fair in our dealings with our customers and each other. We are honorable and respectful to our profession. We expect each other to promote trustworthiness, openness, and sincerity.

Customer Service – We are committed to providing the community with the highest level of professional and courteous customer service. We demonstrate absolute respect for each other and members of the public. We maintain a level of operational readiness to assure a decisive and effective response to emergencies for maximum life safety and protection of the environment through incident stabilization.

Fiscal Responsibility – We take very seriously the stewardship of public funds. Therefore, we practice ethical and fiscally prudent spending in order to maintain operational readiness that fosters public trust.