Welcome to our website! Marion Fire District is in Flathead County, Montana. Our rural fire district covers a lot of territory. According to Flathead County’s Office of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), 36.82 square miles to be exact. For perspective, if you drove from the furthest tract in the northeast (on the south-side of Ashley Lake) to the tract in the southwest (off of Thompson River Road near the boundary Sanders County), you would log more than 42 miles!
Our fire department operates three fire stations. The main station is in “downtown” Marion across from the K-8 school on Gopher Lane. Sub-stations are near McGregor Lake and Ashley Lake.
Each passing year there is an increased need in our community for our services. In 2017, our firefighters and EMS personnel responded 22% more dispatches from the Flathead 911 Emergency Communications Center than in the previous year. Here is a pie chart with details about the numbers and types of call-outs that our fire department responded last year. So far, this year is showing a similar growth pattern…
Want to Stay Informed about What We’re Doing?
We do our best to keep you informed about what our fire department is doing to serve our community. In addition to this website, you can follow Marion FD on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. There are social icon links for our presence on those sites at the top of this Home page, too. Additionally, in this Home page footer, you will find a link that you can use to sign up to receive email notifications of any news we post. We know during the scary 2017 wildland fire season, these notifications were helpful to many in our community worried about evacuation notices.