Temecula Fire Department

The Temecula Fire Department is dedicated to the protection of life, property, and the environment. This is accomplished by following a comprehensive emergency service response program that utilizes a highly trained work force, progressive technology, modern equipment, and responsible fiscal management.

Staffing


The Temecula Fire Department is comprised of 1 Division Chief, 2 Battalion Chiefs and 60 firefighting personnel that serve from 4 fire stations located within the City limits. Plan review and inspection services for development and construction throughout the City is provided by 4 Fire Prevention staff members located at City Hall. There are 3 Administrative staff members that provide support for the implementation and management of the Temecula Fire Department. The Temecula Division encompasses 3 Riverside County Fire Department stations for a total of 7 stations within the Temecula Division.

Fire Engine Personnel


The Temecula Fire Department fire engines are all 4 person staffed paramedic assessment engines which insures a minimum of 1 Paramedic and 3 EMT level personnel at the scene of all emergencies.

Fire Department Safety Tips


Keep Cool! Protect Your Health When It's Hot!
Hot Weather Tips:


  • Drink plenty of water. Avoid alcohol and caffeine.
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat, or us an umbrella for shade
  • NEVER leave a child, elderly, disabled person or animal alone in a vehicle
  • If you do have an air conditioner, use a fan, make sure your windows are open and visit a cool center.
Temecula cool center is located: Mary Phillips Senior Center
 41845 6th Street, Temecula, 92590, (951) 694-6464.


For additional cool center locations, hours and how to protect yourself from heat related illnesses, please visit the County of Riverside Community Action Partnership.  


California Wildfires

Now it is to to act to prevent wildfires by preparing your home and community that will be key in preventing unfathomable damage a wildfire can cause. 

California Wildfires


 
Be Wildfire Ready

Wildfire is coming .....Are you READY?  Check out the new CAL FIRE App, features to get you prepared for wildfire or look up fire incident information. Click on picture to read more about the features and download the App.

App art


More helpful resources to prepare you for wildfire:


Ready, Set, GO!

The " Ready, Set, GO! " multi-media campaign has been developed by CAL FIRE to help educate and prepare the public for wildfire events. This toolkit provides an overview of graphics, public service announcements, and collateral files for fire agencies and stakeholders across the state to use to help disseminate a key message. Click here for more information.


Snake Safety


March through the end of November, you have a chance of seeing a snake. When snakes first appear after a long winter, they are looking for a meal and then a mate. As temperatures increase in spring and through the end of summer, you may occasionally encounter snakes in your yard and during outdoor activities. Please click on the link to see guidelines on keeping you and your family safe and secure from snakes. 
Snake Safety



Electric Space Heater Safety

When the weather turns sold, it can bring a chill into our homes. Portable space heaters have become a popular way to supplement central heating or heat one room. If you plan to use portable electric space heaters, make sure to follow these tips and recommendations. 
Electric Portable Space Heater tips and recommendations

Portable Fireplace Safety


Nothing compares to sitting by an open fire on a cold night. The use of indoor or outdoor portable ethanol burning fireplaces has grown in the recent years. While these products provide ambiance and a little warmth, keep in mind the fuel, device and open flame can be dangerous. 
Portable Fireplace Safety

Generator Safety 

Downed utility lines , power company blackouts, heavy snow or rain falls or summer storms can all lead to power outages. Many people turn to portable generators for a temporary solution without know the risks, please click on the below link to read more about how to safely use your generator.
Generator Safety Tips

Winter Preparedness

Please click on the brochures below for some helpful hits as you prepare for this years winter weather