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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


Nov 16 - A rare shot of snow on the ground in Sacramento! Old Fire Station 1 at 5th and L Streets, November 1940. #ThrowbackThursday Read Post

Nov 15 - The Sacramento Fire Department is hiring a Supervising Fire Service Worker. Please share the news with those who might be interested: Read Post

Nov 15 - The probationary firefighters of Academy Class 16-2 completed their 12 month testing last week. All of these new firefighters must demonstrate proficiency with all of their new firefighting and emergency medical skills to pass. Those who are successful complete probation, and move on to enjoy the rest of their careers as full-time firefighters. Congratulations probies! Read Post

Nov 11 - Happy Veterans Day from your Sacramento Fire Department. We honor all who have served our nation, and are grateful for your sacrifices. From left to right: Sacramento Fire Captain Al Smoot, Firefighter Rob Walters, Captain Mike Ferguson, who served together in Afghanistan. 🇺🇸🇺🇸 #firefighter #firefighting #veteransday #facesofsacfire Read Post

Nov 09 - The residents of Mercy McMahon Terrace enjoyed a visit to Sacramento Fire Department Station 4 and brought the firefighters lunch. Station 4 responds regularly for medical assistance to this care facility and it was a joy for the firefighters to welcome the residents into their house. 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: