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Disaster Preparedness

First Aid Kit

Disasters disrupt hundreds of thousands of lives every year. And they can have lasting effects to both people and property. Preparing for the unexpected is your best defense. Knowing what to do before a disaster occurs helps you to be able to respond quickly. Learn more...


Jan 30 - A South Sacramento house fire kept crews busy early Friday night. Engine 56 repo...more

Jan 30 - Dozens of firefighters from across the region descended on 555 Capital in Downto...more

Jan 26 - Signs are sometimes not enough. North Sacramento HazMat crews were brought out...more

Jan 26 - Sacramento Fire would like to remind you to have a working smoke alarm and an es...more

Jan 26 - Video terminology: If you hear the word truck or ladder chances are they are ta...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

Firefighters attacking fire

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...