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

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Burn Permit Update

The recent rains have resulted in improved fuel moisture levels countywide. As a result, CAL FIRE San Diego has lifted the burn permit suspension that was  in place for San Diego and Imperial Counties. Beginning Monday, December 10 at 8:00, residents in unincorporated areas of San Diego and Imperial counties are able to begin their agricultural and yard debris burning in State Responsibility Areas (SRA). Please contact your local fire station for specific requirements and restrictions prior to burning.

Are you ready for wildfire?

Are YOU ready for wildfire?

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.


Receive Text Message Alerts from CAL FIRE San Diego!

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!


Register now for AlertSanDiego!

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!