The City of San Diego's Fire-Rescue Department encompasses all fire, emergency medical, lifeguard and emergency management services. This includes 9-1-1 services, fire inspections, permits and community education.
Facts and Figures
- 343 square miles
- Population 1,419,845
- 17 miles of coastline extending 3 miles offshore 4,600 acres around Mission Bay Park
- 52 fire stations
- 9 permanent lifeguard stations (31 seasonal stations during peak period)
- 892 uniformed Fire personnel
- 98 Permanent uniformed Lifeguard personnel
- 246 civilian personnel
|Incidents FY 2017|
|Emergency Medical Response||113,601||71.2%|
|Urgent Medical Response||12,577||7.9%|
|Non-Emergency Medical Response||13,670||8.6%|
To serve the community of San Diego by providing the highest level of emergency/rescue services, hazard prevention and safety education ensuring the protection of life, property and the environment.