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.


The Temecula Fire Department is comprised of 1 Division Chief, 2 Battalion Chiefs and 60 firefighting personnel that serve from 5 fire stations located within the City limits. Plan review and inspection services for development and construction throughout the City is provided by 6 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 8 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.

Defensible Space Inspections

On and after July 1, 2021 when you sell a property that is located in a high or very high fire severity zone, you will need documentation of a compliant Defensible Space Inspection.

Find out more by visiting the CAL FIRE Defensible Space Home Page.

Check to see if your home is located in a high or very high severity zone HERE.

Request a Defensible Space Inspection HERE.

Tours, School Events, and Special Events

If you interested in visiting a Fire Station for a tour or requesting the Fire Department to come out and attend an event at a school or other special event, please click on the link below and fill out the form. We will get back to you to get it added to our calendar. In the comments section on the form enter as many details as you can, we will contact you with any questions we may have. Please note that we will do our best to be a part of your events, however if there is an emergency that is the priority of the Fire Department. 

Request a Visit

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