Adair Rural Fire & Rescue is an all-volunteer fire department located in Benton County, Oregon, 6 miles north of Corvallis. The district is primarily a rural interface / bedroom community of 18 square miles. The Rural Fire District was established in 1974. Charles D. Harris has been the Fire Chief since 1990. “Chief Chuck” is also a career Lieutenant/Paramedic for the Albany Fire Dept.

The department operates out of two stations. The main station consists of:

  • (1) Rescue
  • (1) Brush 4×4
  • (1) Engine (1000 gal)
  • (1) 3000 gallon Pumper/Tender
  • Two (2) staff vehicles also reside there. The Fire Chief’s office and drills are facilitated here as well.


The substation consists of:

  • (1) Brush 4×4
  • (1) Engine (1000 gal) In addition to responding units, the substation is also a repair/maintenance shop.


There are three highways that run through the fire district:

  • 99 West
  • US 20
  • Independence highway.


Neighboring fire departments are:

  • Corvallis
  • Albany
  • SE Polk Fire # 1. Automatic and mutual aid agreements with our neighboring departments support our districts during alarms. Adair Rural does not transport EMS patients. Our Ambulance service is provided by the Corvallis Fire Dept.


Drill nights are Wednesday evenings from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Please do not hesitate to stop by and say hello!