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Never search for Taskbooks again!

After the last OFRN meeting, one request that came up was to add a page on the website to link people to taskbooks from DPSST, NWCG and other agencies. The challenge was to create a design that would be attractive to ther website, but also unique and user friendly. We came up with the idea of using the DPSST certification flow chart and to make clickable icons from that. We are proud to say that the idea worked and the page is now live. Please take a moment to check it out! CLICK HERE

Please Take Our Survey!

We have just posted a survey and we need your help. If you visit the OFRN your information is important to us. In an effort to make our content useful and to help track it's success, we need to begin our own data collection. This 15 question survey will help us get started. The content will be shared on this site and new surveys will be sent out as needed. To participate, please click HERE!

Upcoming Meeting Reminder

Quick reminder that the next OFRN meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 27th at Marion County Fire District #1 from 1:00-3:00. Danielle Bethelle will be the host.

New How-To Guide!

We just posted a new How To Guide that talks about ways to improve your station so that your volunteers will want to spend more time there. Check it out HERE!

Gift Ideas for Firefighters

It's tough to be original and find the ultimate gift for anyone, much less firefighters. We created a gift guide that may help you in your process. Click HERE for the list!

Welcome new Members!

The OFRN would like to welcome the following new members: Chief Glan Fluhr from South Sherman Fire & Rescue, Mary Lou Busch from Mist-Birkenfeld, Zack Lincoln from Sweet Home Fire & Ambulance and Lt. Brian Mavity from Illinois Valley Fire District. To read about the newest members, click HERE

State Benefits for Firefighters

There are many benefits offered to both career and volunteer firefighters in Oregon, but its tough to know which is what and the amounts can vary based on a number of factors. Here is a general spreadsheet of some of the benefits made available to firefighters and who provides these benefits. This information is for example only but was accumulated over time so much of this is still accurate. Click HERE.

Sixth Bugle mentions OFRN

The Sixth Bugle is a Bi-Annual newsletter made up from the Oregon Fire Service Office Administrators (OFSOA). Inside this issue they published information about the network among lots of other great content. Click HERE for a PDF copy of the February 2015 issue.