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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


Proposed Fire Code Amendments


Mar 24 - Firefighters from Engine 56 and Medic 56 rescued a three-year-old candy enthusiast from a minor entrapment this morning. The only casualties were some hurt feelings and a school of candy fish. Read Post

Mar 23 - Sacramento firefighters along with officers from the Sacramento Police Department and California Highway Patrol performed an "Every 15 Minutes" program this morning at Natomas High School. This program graphically demonstrates to teenagers the dangers of impaired and distracted driving. Read Post

Mar 23 - #TBT #ThrowbackThursday: Sacramento Engine Company 3 was organized March 27th, 1851. The two-story brick fire station was later home to Sacramento Fire Engine Company 1 for many years. The building still stands, and is currently the home of the Firehouse Restaurant. It has been a tradition for many, many years for Sacramento firefighters to celebrate at this restaurant upon the successful completion of their probationary year, or after receiving a promotion to another rank. Happy 166th Birthday Sacramento Engine Company 3! Read Post

Mar 22 - "Be the Match" Donor Drive this Friday, March 24th from 10:30 to 2:30 at UC Davis Medical Center. This event hopes to find potential donors and to raise awareness for bone marrow and blood cancers. Please consider stopping by, you could save a life! Read Post

Mar 21 - HELMET CAM: Engine 4 battled a car fire in a parking garage at Alhambra and J Street early this morning. A quick response kept the fire from spreading into the businesses above and there were no injuries. Read Post

Message from the Chief

Sacramento Fire Department Chief Walt White

Welcome to the Sacramento Fire Department 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...