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The County Fire Department 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. CAL FIRE a California state agency, functions as the County Fire Department 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. 

In addition, County Fire provides contract fire services to the communities of Los Osos and Avila Beach.  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.

Mission Statement

To serve and safeguard the people and protect the property and resources of San Luis Obispo County through education preparedness and emergency response.

Vision

The San Luis Obispo County Fire Department will exceed expectations and maintain the highest standards of preparedness, training, and emergency response.

Core Values

Integrity, Competence, Teamwork, Courage, Commitment


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Image result for burn suspensionCAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits in San Luis Obispo County

Due to the extreme menace of destruction by fire to life, improved property, or natural resources caused by critical fire weather and acute dryness of vegetation; CAL FIRE has suspended, except within the incorporated cities, the privileges of burning by permit and other uses of open fire in All State Responsibility Area Lands (SRA), within SLO County. Read More   Press_Release


Image result for burn suspensionBACKYARD BURNING SUSPENDED

May 1, 2018 marks the end of the open burn season. Burning authorized under Backyard Burn Permits issued by the Air Pollution Control District (APCD) will be suspended until the end of fire season. In addition to an APCD Burn Permit, all other types of burning will now require a CAL FIRE Burn Permit to be issued by the local CAL FIRE Station. Read More


 SLO Regional CERT
 Learn how you can be involved. You may check  out the website at:    
  http://www.SLOregionalCERT.org

Spanish Ranch Memorial

This is the first in a series of proposed site memorials to honor the fallen firefighters of San Luis Obispo County..
The Spanish Ranch Memorial is intended as a tribute to the four men who lost their lives fighting the Spanish Ranch Fire which started on August 15th 1979.   Read More       SLU-Fire Fatalities Project


 County Drought Task Force

The task force will review water allocations and the state’s preparedness, as well as coordinate with federal and local agencies.   Read More


 2018 CCOP Annual Operating Plan     Login Page


 EMS Program EMT Re-Cert Application 

The CAL FIRE EMS Program has begun to issue Emergency Medical Technician Re-Certification cards. Through the EMS Program, CAL FIRE employees shall recertify every two years. Seasonal Firefighters are eligible only when employed, but can recertify up to six months early while still working and maintain the same expiration date.  Read More


Carbon Monoxide: The Invisible Killer

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. Read More


            Wildfire Awareness Week is May 2-8. Wildfire is coming. Is your home ready?

CAL 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 each year.    See Video


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