responds to emergencies and other requests for assistance,
plans for and takes action to prevent emergencies and to
reduce their impact, coordinates regional emergency response
efforts, and educates the communities we serve.
state agency, functions as the
under a contract with the County of San Luis Obispo, and has
done so since 1930.
Approximately 180 full-time
state employees operate the Department, supplemented by as
many as 100 state seasonal fire fighters, 300 County
paid-call (PCF) and reserve fire fighters, and 120 state
inmate fire fighters.
provides contract fire services to the communities of Los
CAL FIRE also provides local
contract fire services to the City of Pismo Beach and,
during non-fire season, to the community of Cayucos.
Department activities are
split between three Service Programs:
Emergency Response, Training
and Support, and Technical Services.
To serve and safeguard the people and protect the property
and resources of San Luis Obispo County through education
preparedness and emergency response.
The San Luis Obispo County Fire Department will exceed
expectations and maintain the highest standards of
preparedness, training, and emergency response.
Integrity, Competence, Teamwork, Courage, Commitment
Cinder Fund Raiser Concert.
Voltage a premier AC/DC cover band will be doing a
show to raise funds for Camp Cinder on Jan 25th,
8:00pm at the San Luis Obispo Elks lodge. For
tickets and more info email Click
"OPERATION SANTA CLAUS 2013"
begins November 25, 2013 and continues through
December 22, 2013.
and local businesses are encouraged to contribute
toys, gifts or funds.
The funds will be used to purchase needed
items and offset modest operating expenses.
Donations can be dropped off at any CAL FIRE
/ San Luis Obispo County
fire station and Morro Bay Fire Department.
request the gifts be new and unwrapped for
proper identification and distribution. The public
is urged to make donations as soon as possible to
assist volunteers with distribution before
FIRE announces the examination
for Fire Fighter I
CAL FIRE will be accepting application for the 2014
fire season. Filing period is November 1, 2013
through January 31, 2014, A Fire Fighter I
participates in wildland, rural, and structural fire
suppression. As a member of a fire crew, a Fire
Fighter I fights fires, repairs equipment, assists
with general station housekeeping, and responds to
One Less Spark - One Less
The One Less Spark—One
Less Wildfire campaign educates Californians
about how to prevent wildfires inadvertently caused
by sparks from sources around the home and vehicle,
as well as by industrial usage.
2013 CENTRAL COAST OPERATING PLAN
Live Incident Mapper
San Luis Obispo County Fire Department is pleased to
announce the development of this new Dashboard.
This application will display
Incident locations of the last 50 calls.
FIRE PROMO VIDEO
Responding to all types of emergencies on a daily basis
is the job done by 90 percent of the CAL FIRE workforce.
Those emergencies take the form of wildland fires,
residential/commercial structure fires, automobile
accidents, heart attacks, drowning, lost hikers,
hazardous material spills on highways, train wrecks,
floods, earthquakes - the list is endless. CAL FIRE
firefighters, fire engines and aircraft respond to an
average of more than 5,600 wildland fires, and answer
the call more than 350,000 times for other emergencies
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