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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


Feb 23 - ‪20 individuals from the Fire Suppression and Administrative ranks were promoted in a ceremony at Public Safety headquarters yesterday. Congratulations to all, from your entire Sacramento Fire family, and thank you for your continued dedication to our profession!‬ Read Post

Feb 17 - Mike Frates, or Captain Mike as he is affectionately known around the Sacramento Fire Department,is the son of a prior Sacramento Fire Captain. Captain Mike has special needs and has been visiting Fire houses around Sacramento City since he was a small child and at the age of 70 he still visits Station 4 every Saturday to wipe down the rigs and help the on duty personnel be ready to respond to calls. He loves wearing his uniform and volunteer badge, drinking coffee from his personal fire house mug and telling stories to us young punk firefighters about the old days at Station 5 where his dad worked. Cheers to you Mike for your commitment to "getting the rigs ready for a code 3" and your love of the fire service. Read Post

Feb 16 - Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first 911 call!! And the Sacramento Regional Fire and Ems Dispatch center is hiring. To apply for a position in this exciting field follow the link. Read Post

Feb 14 - ‪Sacramento firefighters trained yesterday on a simulated school bus crash. Crews work to perfect techniques for vehicle stabilization and patient removal. Practice makes perfect.‬ Read Post

Feb 12 - ‪Yesterday afternoon, Sac Metro firefighter Tyler Craft and Sacramento firefighter Ryan Gardner touched down after four days off the ground. This year's Boot Drive raised a record $166,000 for the Firefighters Burn Institute. Thank you to all who came out and donated!‬ 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: