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
- 331 square miles
- Population 1,337,000
- 17 miles of coastline extending 3 miles offshore 4,600 acres around Mission Bay Park
- 48 fire stations
- 9 permanent lifeguard stations (25 seasonal stations during peak period)
- 801 uniformed Fire personnel
- 338 uniformed Lifeguard personnel
- 161 civilian personnel
- 1,300 total
|Incidents FY 2016|
|Emergency Medical Response||111,496||72.3%|
|Urgent Medical Response||13,132||8.5%|
|Non-Emergency Medical Response||10,771||7.0%|
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.