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Water Safety

Kids in water

With the approaching warm weather, the Sacramento Fire Department advises everyone to be very cautious around open waterways, swimming pools, and other standing water. Sadly, the Sacramento Fire Department responds to numerous incidents each year involving victims of drowning or near drowning. The Sacramento Fire Department encourages anyone that enters the water to wear a life jacket. Learn more...


May 25 - Traffic Alert: NB99 at 47th is closed while crews deal with an overturned big ri...more

May 22 - One person was transported in serious condition following an accident in Downtow...more

May 22 - Breaking: One person is in serious condition following a vech into Light Rail 7t...more

May 21 - Recruit Class 15-1 being inspected.more

May 21 - What is your job at the scene of a fire? AO from Engine56 shares with us what h...more

Message from the Chief

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...