Station 51, Shandon Fire Station
501 Centre Street
Shandon, CA 93441
Station 51 is located at the
northeast corner of San Luis Obispo County in the Community of
Shandon. Shandon Fire Station is an ‘Amador’ facility. This
Amador station is funded by the State of California during the
summer fire season, and funded by the County of San Luis Obispo
during the remaining non-fire season months. This agreement
results in a cost effective arrangement resulting in seamless
and professional fire protection.
51 is surrounded by large areas of agricultural land, including ranches,
wineries, and vineyards. Many areas within Station 51’s response area are
covered with grass, including most of the rolling hills of the Northern
Temblor mountain range. In addition to grass and agricultural land, Shandon
is at the intersection of Highway 41 and Highway 46. These roads are a vital
link between the coastal communities in San Luis Obispo County and the
Central Valley of California. Station 51 firefighters frequently respond
into Kern, Fresno and Kings Counties to assist with emergency situations.
Fire apparatus assigned to Shandon Fire Station include
Engine 3461, a 2007 State-owned Type III four-wheel drive fire apparatus and
Engine 51, a 1999 Type I fire engine owned by San Luis Obispo County.
Shandon has a 15 member Paid-Call Firefighter company
who respond on all incidents via radio pager. Company 51 is responsible for
maintaining and responding Engine 31 during the summer months.
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