The San Diego
Regional Fire Foundation Presents

Command Post: San Diego

A unique look at Fire and Emergency Response in San Diego County: Meet the men and women who keep us safe, and learn more about what you can do to help keep you and your loved ones safe.

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Prevention & Preparedness

Too Hot San Diego? Know the Symptoms and Treatments for Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke

This Summer, San Diego temperatures topped 100 degrees in the valleys and 124 in the desert-only 10 degrees shy of the hottest temperature ever recorded on the planet. Learn First Aid for Heat Stroke and be ready to help.

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Command Post: San Diego
CalFire Incidents fire.ca.gov/
National Interagency Fire Center
(National Fire Tracking)
nifc.gov/fireInfo/nfn.htm
National Incident Information System
(Wildfire Tracking)
inciweb.org
Ready San Diego readysandiego.org
2-1-1 (San Diego) 211sandiego.org

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Facts and Figures

ManpowerUniform

250: Number Fire Stations
30: Number of Volunteer Fire Stations
400: Number of Volunteer Firefighters
60: Percent of County Served by Volunteer Fire Stations

Call Volume

6,000: Number of Emergency Calls Volunteer Fire Stations Responded to Annually
80: Percent of Emergency Calls which are Medical or Rescue
15: Percent of Emergency Calls which are Fire Related
5: Percent of Emergency Calls which are Public Service

Fires

27: Lives Lost in 2003 and 2007 October Firestorms
5,706: Structures Lost in 2003 and 2007 October Firestorms
723,258: Acres Burnt in 2003 and 2007 October Firestorms
Fire Conditions: San Diego County has a lot of Vegetation, is in a Semi-arid Region, has strong Santa Ana Winds and has no Firefighting Resources to the West and South

San Diego Regional Fire Foundation

1989: Year the Foundation was Established
Mission: Strengthen the System of Fire and Emergency Services in San Diego County
$4,300,000: Grants Awarded for Equipment and Training
San Diego Regional Fire Foundation
A 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization
TEL: (619) 814-1352
2508 Historic Decatur Road Suite 200,
San Diego, California 92106.
FAX: (619)239-1710