Crime & Fire Prevention Services

The Department of Public Safety is committed to the development and perpetuation of community crime prevention and fire prevention programs.

Fire Prevention Team in front of old red fire truck with Office Assistant in drivers seat


Fire Prevention is under the direct supervision of Fire Marshal Joe Hyatt. Tim Stacy and Michael Meyer are the Fire Inspectors for the City of Grants Pass. Kelly Busch is the Prevention Program Office Assistant.

Officer Ken Frownfelter is the Crime Prevention Officer.

To find out more about prevention programs, go to the following pages:

Contact Us

  1. Fire/Rescue Bureau

    Fire Non-Emergency
    (M - F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

    Ph: 541-450-6200
    Fx: 541-476-1929

    Non-Emergency After Hours
    Ph: 541-450-6260

    Emergency: 911

    Fire Rescue Division 2017

    Physical Address

    800 East Park Street
    Grants Pass, OR 97527

    Mailing Address

    800 East Park St
    Grants Pass, OR 97527
    Staff Directory

  2. Ride-Along Program

    Policy on Ride-Alongs (PDF)

    Request to Participate Form (PDF)

  3. Josephine County Burn Line

    541-476-9663 ext. 3

Fire Safety at Home

  1. Many outside fires in Oregon are caused by improper debris burning or sparks from power equipment use. 

    Read the Yard Debris Removal & Equipment Use - Fire Safety brochure for tips on how to safely dispose of your yard debris.

  2. Recreational Fires

    Recreational fires (for cooking or recreational purposes only) are allowed in the City of Grants Pass provided the rules and regulations on the linked pamphlet are followed.

    Recreational Fire Guidelines (PDF)