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February 26, 2020

Over a 12-hour period, crews from multiple fire agencies and counties responded to two serious motor vehicle crashes on South Highway 211 in the cities of Colton and Molalla. It wasn't but a year ago that I was providing comment for a news story about the tragic loss...

June 28, 2019

Just a reminder to check the burn line prior to starting any burning.


May 9, 2019

The budget meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m at the main fire station located at 20987 S Hwy 211, Colton Oregon. 

A proposed agenda is available under Minutes and Agendas.

March 20, 2019

Due to the recent amount of burn piles that have evolved into full wildland fires in both our'and neighboring districts, Colton Rural Fire Protection District is issuing a temporary burn ban. Please feel free to call the burn line for updates. 

We appreciate your...

January 14, 2019

   The Colton Rural Fire Protection District #70 exceeded 500 (510) runs for the first time in department history. It reflects a national trend in the fire and emergency medical service industries. This doubles the number of runs by the district only five years ago. It...

November 4, 2018

Just a reminder that as we fall back for daylight savings its time to once again test your smoke and carbon monoxide detector and change batteries.

Working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors SAVE LIVES. 


October 26, 2018

With the cooler temperatures and recent rain, ODF has deemed it safe to re-open backyard burning. As always please call the burn line (503.824.3111) prior to starting any burning. Fires must be out by dark and you should always have at least one reliable water source n...

September 1, 2018

Colton Fire District is still enforcing burn bans. While the temperatures have dropped, we haven't had a significant enough amount of rain to bring risk down. 

Thank you for your understanding and helping keep our community safe. 


July 25, 2018

Oregon Department of Forestry North Cascades District is increasing the fire danger to EXTREME!

No fires, even in back yard fire pits, will be allowed in the Colton Rural Fire District area. For it to be allowed it needs to be have switch to turn on and off the flame. 


July 4, 2018

This Forth of July, Colton Fire District will be participating in the Molalla Fourth of July Parade with Engine 1 and Engine 337. 

During that time E336 will be moved up to Molalla to help with emergency response coverage and Station 336 will be manned for district cove...

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Colton Rural Fire Protection District #70

20987 Oregon Hwy 211

Colton, OR 97017

Station: (503) 824-2545


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