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Our goal at the Sacramento Fire Department is to provide excellent customer service to our community. As our customer, your input is very important to us.


Surveys are a critical part of our ability to continually improve our service to you and we appreciate you taking a few minutes to provide your feedback.

Patient Satisfaction Survey (ambulance transport)

Customer Satisfaction Survey 

Community Expectations Survey


Apr 18 - Boat 8 recently practiced maneuvering in high water flows as well as tight quarter rescue techniques with an inflatable backboard. Crews are preparing for warmer weather and increased recreational activity on our waterways. Read Post

Apr 18 - Engine 57 visited Union Elementary School to participate in their science fair and explain how science applies to firefighting. Firefighters continuously look for ways to be more effective and safe while performing their duties. Studying fire science and fire behaviour helps determine tactics and strategies while fighting fire as well as choosing firefighting gear and equipment to help us better serve our community. Read Post

Apr 18 - In the SFD members need to be well trained in all aspects of firefighting. This video shows an engine crew practicing vertical ventilation which is a truck company operation within our department. Firefighters need to be ready to accomplish assigned tasks to meet the mission of the fire department. Read Post

Apr 16 - The 2018 Open House shedule is out. Feel free to locate your local fire station's scheduled day and stop by for a visit. Read Post

Apr 12 - An Early morning house fire on the 4500 Block 54th Street appeared to have started on the exterior of the home but quickly extended into the attic. Engine 10 arrived and initiated an aggressive attack. Multiple hose lines were put into play to coordinate on the exterior as well as the attic fire. As seen in the video the truck company ladders, vertically ventilates, then exits the roof which allows hot gases and smoke to escape the home improving conditions on the interior. No injuries were reported and the cause is under investigation. Read Post

Welcome to the Sacramento Fire Website!

We view our website as a means to connect with the community we serve; to provide you with the information and level of service you desire. It is important that our website is easy to navigate, educational, and has current and relevant information for you to use. We envision a multitude of uses for this media and yet, staying connected to you is the primary reason. 

As our customer, your feedback is very important to us. We welcome your comments and suggestions and encourage you to provide your input by taking one of our surveys to let us know how we are doing.

Thank you!


Career Information


The Sacramento Fire Department offers careers with benefits, varied work assignments, and unlimited opportunity. Most provide an opportunity that doesn’t tie you to a desk, but takes you into the community to meet people and resolve real world problems where you’ll see the tangible results of your efforts while building an insurmountable set of problem solving skills. Read more...


In early 2018, the Cal-JAC Academy will take a group of hard-working, dedicated candidates through the entry-level steps needed to launch a career as a firefighter.  Covering firefighter physical ability testing, entry-level written exam and a nationally registered Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course. The Cal-JAC Academy represents a rigorous and comprehensive pathway for those serious about beginning a career as a first responder.  Applications will be accepted from August 1 - October 1, 2017. For more information call (916) 648-1717 or go to: