The San Diego County Fire Authority supports the delivery of high quality emergency medical and fire services to a 1.5 million-acre area of unincorporated San Diego County. The emergency services are provided by a combination of professionally trained volunteer and career staff. Additionally, the San Diego County Fire Authority coordinates regional fire prevention for unincorporated San Diego County.


Recent News and Updates


Burn Institute Program Offers FREE Lifesaving Smoke Alarms to Seniors

The Burn Institute is working towards ensuring that every senior's home is equipped with an operating smoke alarm. Their Senior Smoke Alarm Program provides seniors with free smoke alarms and instillations.

To qualify for this lifesaving program, you must be 62 years or older and own your own home. To sign up for this program or see if you are eligible, call the Burn Institute at 858-541-2277, ext. 18.


Sunrise Powerlink Grants Program is Underway

Grants will be available to eligible parcels to assist qualified homeowners to meet compliance with PRC 4291 and local regulations for the creation of defensible space or alternatively, for approved residential structure hardening improvements.


Hoverboard Fire Safety

With recent media coverage involving hoverboard injuries and fires, the Office of the State Fire Marshall would like to provide important safety tips for their use, care and maintenance.