Fire Department


The Fire Department provides service on a 24/7 basis with the following mission:

The mission of the Salida Fire Department is to provide the highest level of professional service and protection of life and property to the people who live, work and visit the City of Salida and by providing the same level of service to other agencies through contract or mutual aid agreements.

Within the mission of the department, staff provides the following scope of work:

  • Fire Suppression and Response to include Structural, Wildland and Urban Interface
  • Urban Interface Mitigation Burns
  • Fire Cause and Determination Investigations
  • Motor Vehicle Collision Response
  • Motor Vehicle Collision Light and Heavy Duty Extrication
  • Emergency Medical Incident Response (Basic and Advanced Life Support)
  • Hazardous Materials Incident Response and Mitigation
  • Swift Water and Ice Rescue
  • Confined Space Entry and Rescue
  • High and Low Angle Technical Rescue
  • Smoke Alarm Checks and Installations
  • Business and School Inspections
  • Voluntary Residential Inspections
  • Fire Prevention and Safety Education
  • Commercial and Large Residential Plans Review including Site Visits
  • Fireworks Sales Permitting and Inspections
  • Fireworks Displays
  • Special Events Reviews/Inspections
  • International Fire Code Review and Enforcement
  • Fire Apparatus Repair and Maintenance
  • Fire Station Repair and Maintenance
  • Participation in Local, Regional and State Committees


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