To protect the people and lands of the Breitenbush Canyon from fire through education and prevention, and when needed, respond to wildland and other fires, accidents, and emergencies.

1. The BFD provides service to Breitenbush Hot Springs Retreat Center and surrounding area, including some of Oregon's most beautiful old growth forests.

2. The Breitenbush Volunteer Fire Department has been first responder to several fires and emergencies in the forest.

3. The BFD is constructing a firehouse to protect its vehicles from the elements so they're ready to go at a moment's notice.