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News Releases
Backyard Burning Delayed - 09/30/22

Linn County Fire Defense Board Chiefs have agreed to delay the start of backyard burning until such time that our geographic area receives enough rain to minimize the risk of fire spread.  The Chiefs will continue to evaluate opening backyard burn season.  Once the risk has diminished, updated information for Linn County residents can be found at: and @linncountyfiredefenseboard

Open burning was scheduled to open on October 1, 2022.  

Treasure Hunt is Back (Photo) - 09/22/22

The Albany Treasure Hunt is back after a two year break due to COVID.  Treasure Hunt has traditionally been hosted the first week of October, during Fire Prevention Week. This year's safety message is “Fire won't wait.  Plan your escape.” Albany Fire Department, Albany Police Department, and Tangent Rural Fire Department are hosting on October 1, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.  At each station, families will have activities they can participate in, including vehicle displays and hands-on safety displays. Each child will receive a fire safety goody bag.

Treasure Hunt locations are: 

Albany Fire Department 11, 611 Lyon Street, Albany, OR 97321

Albany Fire Department 15, 3215 NE Transition Parkway, Millersburg, OR 97321

Albany Police Department, 2600 Pacific Boulevard SW, Albany, OR 97321

Tangent Rural Fire Department, 32053 Birdfoot Drive, Tangent, OR 97389

Each station is accepting non-perishable food donations benefiting Fish of Albany.