About the Fire District

Menlo Park Fire Protection District Information

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, East Palo Alto, and 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.