San Luis Obispo 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.


San Luis Obispo County Fire Department provides  fire services to the communities of Avila Beach, Baywood-Los Osos, Carrizo Plains, Cayucos, Creston, Edna Valley, Meridian, Morro-Toro, Lake Nacimiento, Nipomo, Nipomo Mesa, Oak Shores, Pismo Beach, San Simeon, Shandon. CAL FIRE also provides local contract fire services to the City of Pismo Beach.