The Menlo Park Fire District is located on the peninsula in
the southern most part of San Mateo County
in the metropolitan bay area. It covers
approximately 30 square miles that reaches
into the bay. The District's population
is estimated around 90,000. The Fire District
is primarily a bedroom community that
does have some industrial areas on the
eastern most part.
The Fire District covers the communities
of Atherton, Menlo Park and East Palo
Alto plus some of the unincorporated areas
of San Mateo County. The
District has seven stations that are strategically
placed to provide the most efficient response
times. The District responds to approximately
8,500 emergencies a year with about 60% of
them being emergency medical incidents.
The Fire District is part of the greater San Mateo County boundary-drop plan whereby the closest apparatus responds to each call.
Looking at the online map you will see the general support area of
the Menlo Park Fire District with an icon of where each station is
located. Click on the blue placement icon for location or directions to each station.