The California Fire Department is a EMS/Fire department. The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is the fire department of the California Natural Resources Agency in the U.S. state of California. We offer many subdivisions and RP. When you join CAL FIRE, you join a family of employees that function as a team. You will build trust and friendship with your co-workers, as together you respond to emergencies and challenging situations. CAL FIRE provides employees with a variety of career choices and opportunities. We hope that you will consider a rewarding and challenging career with CAL FIRE!
CAFD | Mission Statement
The CAFD’s primary responsibility is to protect Life and Property, prevent the loss of life, put our life’s on the line for other’s, and to protect Citizens from any disaster. We are an All Risk & all Hazardous department meaning our firefighters are specially trained to handle any disaster and incident that occurs at any given time
CAFD | Subdivisions
- Search and Rescue: Search and rescue is the search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger. The general field of search and rescue includes many specialty sub-fields, typically determined by the type of terrain the search is conducted over.
- Emergency Medical Services: Emergency medical services, also known as ambulance services or paramedic services, are emergency services that provide urgent pre-hospital treatment and stabilization for serious illness and injuries and transport to definitive care.