Columbia River Fire & Rescue offers fire protection services for more than 27,000 citizens in Columbia County, Ore. The department s staff includes firefighters, paramedics and administrators. Operational since 2002, it offers fire training classes of for general public. The department also provides fire hydrant maintenance and testing and fire code enforcement services. It encourages home builders to install residential sprinkler systems. Columbia River Fire & Rescue is located in St. Helens, Ore.