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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


Dec 14 - Sacramento Firefighters from strike team 4155C working a structure protection assignment in the hills above Carpenteria and Montecito. The #ThomasFire is now 242,500 acres and 30% contained, with 8144 personnel assigned. Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Cosumnes Fire Department Read Post

Dec 13 - Sacramento Fire Engine 316 on the #ThomasFire as part of Cal OES Strike Team 4805C. As of this morning, the fire is at 237,500 acres with 25% containment. 7956 personnel are assigned to the incident, with over 100 from Sacramento-area fire departments. Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Cosumnes Fire Department West Sacramento Fire Department Read Post

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Dec 12 - Sacramento Fire Captain Frank Villalpando enjoyed a quick visit with a service dog in base camp on the #ThomasFire yesterday. The dogs were visiting firefighters as part of Dog Bless You program, which helps give these busy and tired fire crews a little boost. Cosumnes Fire Department Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Read Post

Dec 11 - This past week the crew from E43 helped Council Member Angelique Ashby and Santa Clause spread cheer through the Natomas area during Santa’s annual visit. 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: