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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 Prevention Fees

Proposed Ambulance Transport and First Responder Fees


Jan 15 - ‪Sacramento Firefighter Dominic DeRose was burned and injured while fighting a house fire seven months ago. After a long and painful recovery, Dominic returned to full duty last Friday at Engine 56. The crew promptly had two working structure fires. Congratulations and welcome back Dominic!‬ Your Sacramento Fire family is proud of your hard work and dedication, and we are happy to see you back on the job. Read Post

Jan 11 - Throwback Thursday: Sacramento Fire Engine Company #4, Circa 1890. Their motto of "Always on Time" can be seen on a sign if you look closely at the wall near the ceiling. #TBT #ThrowbackThursday Read Post

Jan 11 - ‪Congratulations to newly promoted Battalion Chief John Danciart! Here John receives his new collar insignia from brothers Captain Pat Costamagna and Deputy Chief Chris Costamagna. Congratulations Chief, and best wishes from your entire Sacramento Fire family!‬ Read Post

Jan 10 - USAR CATF-7 members Eric Lieuwen & Jake, Jeff Ivy & Holly, and Theresa Ortenberger & Oakley packed up and departed this afternoon for #Montecito to assist with Search & Rescue efforts after floods and mudslides. Many people in area still missing and unaccounted for. Read Post

Jan 09 - ‪A very nice message came to us regarding Probationary Firefighter Taylor LeClaire. A grateful father passed along the story of the care his 3 year old son got after a scary vehicle accident, and his son's subsequent change in career goals! 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...


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: