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

Emergency Preparedness Summit Welcomes San Diego County Decision Makers

On May 19, SDG&E joined the Fire Foundation in welcoming more than 120 leaders throughout San Diego County to the San Diego Regional Emergency Preparedness & Fire Summit.

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San Diego Spotlight

Foundation Donates $44,500 to Fire Stations for New AEDs

"Having defibrillators in every vehicle will greatly improve first responders ability to save lives."

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Regional Overview

Emergency Preparedness Summit Welcomes San Diego County Decision Makers

On May 19, SDG&E joined the Fire Foundation in welcoming more than 120 leaders throughout San Diego County to the San Diego Regional Emergency Preparedness & Fire Summit.

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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