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Press Release: July 19, 2017 San Mateo County Firefighters Deployed To Detwiler Fire in Merced


Firefighters from the Menlo Park and Woodside Fire Protection Districts, Redwood City and Central County Fire Departments and San Mateo County Fire (Cal-Fire) were deployed at 4 am, Wednesday morning as part of a 5 Fire Engine Type 1 (Heavy) Municipal Agency Strike Team from Southern and Central ...

Press Release: Steel Worker injured after falling 15 feet from upper level framing used to erect Facebook Building 21


At 8.35 am Tuesday, July 18, 2017, Menlo Park Firefighters responded to Facebook’s new building 21, which is being built by General Contractor Level 10 Construction. San Mateo County Public Safety Communications (PSC) received a call that a worker had fallen at Facebook’s new Build...

PRESS RELEASE: July 15, 2017 Menlo Park Fire Protection District Water Rescue San Francisco Bay


PRESS RELEASE – JULY 15, 2017 BREAKING NEWS - Menlo Park Fire Protection District Water Rescue San Francisco Bay The United States Coast Guard (USCG) received a report of a 12 foot boat that had capsized with three people aboard in the San Francisco Bay South of the Dumbarton Bridg...

Fire departments nationwide using drones


MENLO PARK, Calif. - Fire departments are now catching on to the popularity of drones. Firefighters from across the country gathered in Menlo Park Friday for a symposium on drones. The Menlo Park Fire Department hoped to show what they have learned so other departments can develop their own dr...

Press Release: UAS-Drone Symposium Press Release - June 1, 2017


The Sky’s the Limit – Fire Service UAS/Drone Symposium The Menlo Park Fire Protection District will be hosting an all-day Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Drone Symposium on Friday, June 2, 2017. Over fifty Fire Agencies from across the Country, but primarily from California, have s...

Press Release: Apartment Complex Fire Displaces 3


Menlo Park Fire Protection District personnel responded to a reported apartment fire first described as being on Blenheim Avenue in the Unincorporated County Area known as South Fair Oaks. San Mateo County Public Safety Communications (PSC) received multiple 911 emergency phone calls starti...

Press Release: Explosion and fire in Atherton


Menlo Park Fire District personnel responded to a reported explosion and building fire at 3.50 am on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 on Holbrook Lane in the Town of Atherton. Fire Captain Roy Trester on Menlo Engine 5 arrived on-scene at 3.53 am and reported a well involved detached ‘shed&rdquo...

In-depth: Disruptive drones could land you in jail


SAN MATEO COUNTY (KRON) — Personal drones are becoming a common sight around much of the Bay Area. But with more amateur drone pilots taking to the skies comes some very real safety risks. The small, unmanned aircraft could be downright dangerous in certain situations. On Wedn...

The Future of Fire and Emergency Services - Station 77 serving Belle Haven, M2 and East Palo Alto.


A community meeting was held at Station 77 on April 29, 2017  to discuss the future of essential Fire and Emergency Services in the Belle Haven and the M2 areas. The discussion topic is on the current emergency services deployment in Belle Haven, the strategic location of Fire Statio...

2016 Annual Emergency Data Fire Review


The annual emergency data fire review provides an overview of what occured during the year of 2016 for the Fire District Annual Information 2016 - Fire Board Meeting - April 18, 2017.pdf

Press Release: Two Iron Workers injured after a catastrophic failure of steel framing used to erect Facebook Building 21


At 5.21 pm, Menlo Park Firefighters responded to Facebook’s new building 21, which is being built by General Contractor Level 10 Construction. San Mateo County Public Safety Communications (PSC) received multiple calls that part of the building had collapsed and two workers had fallen an...

Press Release : 20th Anniversary of San Mateo Counties largest unsolved homicide - One of the deadliest residential structure fires in the Nation


April 26, 1997, twenty years ago, in the City of East Palo, at 6.09 am Firefighters with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District responded to one of the deadliest residential structure fires in the United States. To this day, it remains San Mateo Counties single largest unsolved multiple homic...

Press Release: Firefighters Rescue Man from Basement under Construction in Atherton


For the second time in the last nine months, Menlo Park Firefighters used specialized rescue techniques and technical rope and rigging equipment to safely remove a construction worker from a large residential construction projects basement, after the 33 year old male worker fell from an incomp...

Press Release: Fire District Rated a Class 2 Fire Agency


The Menlo Park Fire Protection District was recently rated a Class 2 Fire agency under the Insurance Services Organizations (ISO) Publication Protection Classification (PPC) system after a review that began six months ago and culminated with a presentation and report to the Fire Board asking t...

Menlo Park Patch Article: New Menlo Park Fire Station Going Up!


MENLO PARK, CA — Fire Station 6, located at 700 Oak Grove Avenue in downtown Menlo Park, is almost ready to go up, literally! General Contractor Gonsalves & Stronck Construction Company has finished all of the preparation of the underground utilities, seismically rated concrete footings...

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