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Fire Station 40

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Fire Station 40 was placed in service June 1981.

Fire Station 40 serves Rancho Peñasquitos and its surrounding areas. Engine 40's district is 13.87 square miles.

Specialty Stations - Ladders

Station 40 is responsible for the repair, maintenance, annual inspection and testing of all ground ladders. The firefighters look for loose rivets or nuts, cracks, or other faults. There are three (3) ladders on each engine and ten (10) ladders on each truck. Besides ladders, Station 40 repairs small tools with wooden handles such as axes and pike poles.

Apparatus

Incident Runs (Fiscal Year 2015)

  Engine 40 Truck 40
Fire 159 126
Rescue 16 40
Emergency Medical 1,236 208
Urgent Medical 127 28
Non-Emergency Medical 60 9
Hazard 171 51
Events 0 0
Service 6 2
Other 1 0
Total 1,776 464