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Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Carbon Monoxide detector surrounded by holiday lights

The holiday season is a prime time for residential fires. December, January, and February are the months that home fires most often occur. Cooking, holiday decorations, candles, and heating equipment all increase the likelihood of fire. Read more...


Dec 18 - Dog saves mans life in South Sacramento fire. A South Sacramento man is lucky t...more

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Dec 17 - A fire in South Sacramento took the life of two people last week. It appears the...more

Dec 16 - Food allergies are a serious medical condition. With holiday parties here be awa...more

Message from the Chief

Sacramento Fire Department Chief Walt White

Welcome to the Sacramento Fire Department! Our mission is to protect our community through effective and innovative public safety services. 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.

The Sacramento Fire department is excited about our new and improved website.  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.

We welcome your comments and suggestions and encourage you to share your experience by taking our customer satisfaction survey to let us know how we are doing.

Thank you for visiting our Website!


Career Information

A City of Sacramento Fire Department firefighter in full gear

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...