13430 NW Main St., Banks, OR 97106

Phone: (503) 324-6262

Fax: (503) 324-0523

Emergency: 911

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Banks Fire District News:

Date Change to Babysitting Class

Friday, October 18, 2019

Babysitting Class will now be held on Saturday, November 23 from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm for ages 11 to 15. Registration is now open and cost is $50. Please call 503-324-6262 for more information or to sign up.

AARP Driver Safety Class

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

AARP will be holding a Drivers Safety class at the Banks Fire Station on Saturday, October 26th, 2019 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Class is geared to drivers age 50+ but anyone can take the class. Max class size is 30 registrants. To register call Bob Nix at 503-871-2816. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for other, bring AAPP membership card for discount price. For more information click on our Resources tab and then AARP Driver Safety.

Board of Directors Meetings

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

The Banks Fire District Board of Directors Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Banks Station, 13430 NW Main Street, Banks, Oregon. For a copy of the current agenda please click on the Resources tab and then select Board Meeting Agenda.

Car Seat Inspections

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Banks Fire District now has five car seat technicians and will be doing free car seat inspections on the first Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Banks Station. Please call 503-324-6262 to schedule your appointment. Free car seats are available if needed.

Want to volunteer for Banks Fire District?

Monday, April 17, 2017

If you are interested in volunteering for Banks Fire District and serving your community click on the Resource tab. Take a look at the various applications and the FAQ's. Banks Fire District is very proud of it's volunteer history. We currently have a strong volunteer force and are always looking for new volunteers. If questions call the administrative office; 503-324-6262.

Address Markers

Monday, February 08, 2016

Help us help you by posting an address marker at the entrance of your residential property. Address markers can be ordered through the Banks Fire District Administration Office, 13430 NW Main Street, Banks or by calling 503-324-6262.


Established in 1954, Banks Fire District #13 provides fire and rescue services to 136 square miles in northwest Washington County, Oregon, serving the communities of Banks, Buxton and Timber. This region, known for its scenic beauty and moderate climate, is mainly rural with close ties to the Portland metro area. Sixty highly trained volunteers respond to more than 750 calls annually, ranging from cardiac emergencies to wild-land fires.

The Banks, Buxton and Timber communities are cummunities that have always enjoyed tremendous citizen involvement. Whether it's volunteers keeping the summer sports going or taking care of the food bank, the Banks, Buxton and Timber community members know the importance of giving back to the community. Because of this culture of giving Banks Fire District continues to provide emergency service with a committed, highly trained volunteer and paid firefighter force. Our staff not only provides a tremendous value to the taxpayers but care greatly about protecting the area they live in.