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Polk County Survivor Benefits

Survivor BenefitsUpdated December 2012


Polk County Fire District #1

Polk County Fire District #1
Attn: Susan Shepard, Office Administrator
1800 Monmouth St
Independence, OR 97351
Phone: (503) 838-1510
Fax: (503) 838-1235
E-mail: [email protected]

Career Firefighters

Polk County provides a line of duty death accidental death benefit of $25,000 for personnel who die in the line of duty. Polk County also provides an off duty death accidental death benefit of $10,000 for personnel.


Disclaimer: The material contained in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Survivor Benefits website is not the result of legal research, but rather is based on a scan of public documents. We have made every effort to be accurate and timely, but errors may exist. The material on this website is advisory only and should not be cited as evidence or proof that a benefit exists or that our facts are accurate. Always consult the decedent’s fire department for benefits assistance, or a benefits’ attorney. If, in the course of your own research, you see errors of fact, or new benefit information, please pass this information along to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.