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County Fire Agencies

Did you know…?

Our county has 21 local fire departments… 

Only 7 have a paid chief…

All 21 rely on volunteers…  

14 have ONLY volunteers…

19 are special districts and receive tax income…

2 receive no taxes at all: Westport & Whale Gulch.


Only half of Mendocino County is in a fire district. The other half receives emergency services but doesn’t pay for them.


The County government has provided only limited help to fire departments and ambulance services. Most departments rely on federal grants and fundraisers to survive.


Basic firefighting gear costs $1,200 per person. A new fire engine costs $250,000 or more.


Volunteer firefighters spend huge amounts of time in training. Training is expensive.


Volunteer firefighters are usually the first at scene of medical emergencies and traffic accidents.


Your life could depend on how well your fire department is equipped and its firefighters trained.


Albion-Little River
937-4022
PO Box 634
Albion 95410
info@albionfire.com

Anderson Valley
895-2020
PO Box 398
Boonville 95415
firechief.avcsd@gmail.com

Brooktrails
459-4441
24860 Birch
Willits 95490
firedept@btcsd.org

Comptche
937-0728
PO Box 164
Comptche 95427
comptchefire@pacific.net

Covelo
983-6719
PO Box 36
Covelo 95428
covelofire@pacific.net

Elk
877-3558
PO Box 151
Elk 95432
elkgarag@mcn.org

Fort Bragg
961-2831
141 N. Main
Fort Bragg 95437
fbfireoffice@mcn.org

Hopland
744-1222
PO Box 463
Hopland 95449
hoplandvfd@pacific.net

Long Valley  Laytonville
984-6055
PO Box 89
Laytonville 95454

laytfire@mcn.org

 

Leggett
354-2044
PO Box 191
Leggett 95585
leggettfire@gmail.com

Mendocino
937-0131
44700 Little Lake
Mendocino 95460
mvfd@mcn.org

Piercy
247-3449
PO Box 206
Piercy 95587
piercy5600@yahoo.com

Potter Valley
743-1415
10521 Main Street
Potter Valley 95469

Redwood Coast-Point Arena
882-1833
PO Box 245
Pt. Arena 95468

Redwood Valley-Calpella
485-8121
PO Box 385
Redwood Valley 95470
rvcfd@comcast.net

South Coast-Gualala
884-4700
39215 Church
Gualala 95445

Ukiah Valley
462-7921
1500 S. State
Ukiah 95482
chief6400@att.net

Westport
964-4646
Box 63
Westport 95488

Whale Gulch
223-1091
PO Box 12
Whitethorn 95589

Willits/Little Lake
459-6271
74 E. Commercial, Willits 95490
willitsfire@sbcglobal.net


CAL FIRE (CDF)

Unit Chief George Gonzalez

Headquarters……..459-7414
Boonville…………….895-3323
Covelo…………………983-6499
Fort Bragg…………..964-5673
Hopland………………744-1111
Laytonville………….984-6777
Leggett…………………925-6414
Woodlands………….937-5765
Point Arena…………882-2151
Ukiah…………………..462-7448

 

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Address

Mendocino County Fire Safe Council
410 Jones Street, Suite C-3
Ukiah, CA 95482

707-462-3662
firesafe@pacific.net