COVID-19: Many City facilities and all playgrounds are closed. View our City Facilities and Parks Status Map to see what's open.
Get the latest coronavirus updates on our COVID-19 webpage. Para actualizaciones en español, visite nuestra página de Noticias.
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Public Education

We work to reduce injury, death, and property loss by providing fire prevention and safety education based on national, state, and local data.

United States (US Fire Administration)

  • In 2018, there were 3,655 fire deaths, a 20.5% increase from 2009
  • Most fire deaths (75%) and injuries (77.1%) occur in residential occupancies 
  • More than 50% of residential fires are caused by cooking

 State of Oregon (Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal)

  • In 2018, there were 66 fire deaths in Oregon
  • The majoring of fire deaths (70.2%) occurred in residential occupancies
  • The top three causes for residential fires were cooking (16.6%), heating (15.3%), and smoking (4.1%)


  • In 2019, there were 446 fires in Hillsboro
Smoke Alarms
Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Kitchen Fire Safety