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Program: FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES - CAL FIRE

Agency: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY AND FIRE PROTECTION (CAL FIRE)


Resource Number: 4661018
Alternate name: CAL FIRE; CALFIRE; California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection; River-Fire-Recovery

Description
Cal Fire serves and safeguards the people and protects the property and resources of California. Cal Fire is dedicated to the fire protection and stewardship of over 31 million acres of California's privately-owned wildland and provides varied emergency services in 36 of the State's 58 counties via contracts with local governments. 

Cal Fire duties include:
  • Issuing burn permits and campfire permits
  • Coordinating the RVETS program in partnership with California Department of Veterans Affairs and the California National Guard to streamline employment opportunities to returning veterans (RVETS=Returning Veterans; Enlisting Their Skills for CAL FIRE Service)
  • Offering Fire Fighter 1 seasonal, temporary work outdoors with access to health benefits and opportunities to work in various locations throughout the state as well as a variety of other Fire Protection and Forester careers.
  • Providing a Statewide Fire Map and incident information (for occurances such as large, extended-day wildfires (10 acres or greater), floods, earthquakes, hazardous material spills, and more)
Web pages


Program Phones:
916-327-3985
RVETS program
530-823-4083Hotline
Fire Information Line
916-653-5123Business Line

Website: www.fire.ca.gov

Location information
CAL FIRE SACRAMENTO HEADQUARTERS  
Location: 715 P St
Sacramento, CA 95814
(Map)

Site Phones:
916-653-5123Business Line
Description: Administrative site, Sacramento.
Disabilities Access: Elevators; Wheelchair Accessible
Mailing Address: PO BOX 944246, Sacramento, CA 94244-2460
Service Area:

Program Delivery
Eligibility: Adults Teens Children Families Females Males
Languages: English
Payment methods:
Program Fees: No Fee for Service
Service Area:
Defined coverage area:
CA -Statewide


Custom fields
Disabilities Access - check all that applyACCESS - Service area is not accessible (no disability access)
Categorized as:
Open Burning Permits
Wildfire Residential Fire Protection Systems
Seasonal Employment * Firefighters
Wildland Fire Preparedness Information
Disaster Recovery Services
Disaster/Emergency Issues


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Verification

Person at the resource who last verified this information:
Last Verified On: 11/17/2023
Last Verified By: 211
 

Agency Background

Programs at CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY AND FIRE PROTECTION (CAL FIRE)

BURN PERMITS & BURN DAY STATUS - CAL FIRE
CAL FIRE RECRUITMENT
FIRE INCIDENTS MAP - CAL FIRE
FIRE MAP - FIRE HAZARD SEVERITY ZONES - CAL FIRE
PREPARE FOR WILDFIRE - CAL FIRE
WILDFIRE RESOURCES - CAL FIRE

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Legal Status: None or unknown





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