We have a saying when it comes to dealing with the wildfire threat here in San Diego County: YOU provide the DEFENSE and WE provide the OFFENSE. And here's some numbers that highlight our offensive capabilities, as well as measures we need you to take on the defensive side.
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
CAL FIRE has launched a new app that provides homeowners with a tool box full of resources to help them get READY FOR WILDFIRE. With features that help you track your progress while creating defensible space, hardening your home with fire-resistive construction, assembling an emergency supply kit and creating a family communication and evacuation plan, this app is a must-have for County residents. Especially when you take into account that it also provides you with real time state-wide wildfire information, customized wildfire alerts and CAL FIRE news. Downloading this new app today is just one more thing you can do to ensure that you and your family are READY FOR WILDFIRE!
Did you know you can receive Twitter "Alerts" from CALFIRESANDIEGO on your cell phone even if you do not have a Twitter Account? It's another great way to stay informed, which is an essential part of being prepared!
As we are in the calm before the next storm takes aim, now's a good time to register if you have not already done so. Register your cell phone and email address with AlertSanDiego to receive important updates and alerts during emergencies!