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PRESS RELEASE – November 12, 2019 Mystery Solved – We have our identity back! Fire Station Monument Plaque found a decade after it “disappeared”


Mystery Solved – We have our identity back! Fire Station Monument Plaque found a decade after it “disappeared”   Menlo Park Fire Protection District Captain Jeff Schreiber and Engineer Walter Vidosh after reinstalling the Fire Station 77 Monument Plaque &nda...

PRESS RELEASE – November 3, 2019 Bay Area Firefighters are a long way from home - From the Fire Lines in Southern California - At the Maria Fire - Ventura County


Bay Area Firefighters are a long way from home!   From the Fire Lines in Southern California   Menlo Park Fire Protection District   Once the Kincade Fire reached 30% containment, last Wednesday, and favorable weather conditions were forecast, Bay Area Fire Strike...

BREAKING NEWS – October 30, 2019 Bay Area Firefighters are on the move from the Kincaid Fire and headed to the Easy Fire in Southern California


Menlo Park Fire Protection District Once the Kincaid Fire reached 30% containment today and favorable weather conditions were predicted for the next 7 days, Bay Area Fire Strike Team 2278TF (TF -Task Force) was immediately released from their Napa pre-positioned location and re-deployed to...

BREAKING NEWS – October 28, 2019 Fire Season and the balancing act - Pre-positioning in Napa and maintaining adequate staffing and response units here at home


Menlo Park Fire Protection District Fire Strike Team 2278TF (TF means Task Force) consisting of Division Chief Ben Marra and Battalion Chief Dan Coyle, both from Menlo Fire, and (single) Engines with four person crews from Woodside, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, Gilroy and Menlo Fire, are curren...

PRESS RELEASE – October 28, 2019 Menlo Park - A part of a tree fell into a house narrowly missing the occupants


Menlo Park Fire Protection District A part of a tree fell into a house on Sunday in Menlo Park, narrowly missing the occupants, one of whom was an infant Pictured above - A part of a large 100 foot tree fell on a Woodland Avenue home in Menlo Park Sunday - ...

PRESS RELEASE – October 22, 2019


Pictured above – Menlo Park Firefighters on-scene of a single alarm, single story, residential attic fire on Fanita Way – Credit Menlo Fire Investigators Menlo Park Fire Protection District Mondays Structure Fire in Menlo Park was “Accidental”...

The Saving of a Life - 14 year old girl miraculously survives drowning incident at Burgess Pool that occurred in June


Menlo Park Fire Protection District - September 27, 2019 The Saving of a Life - 14 year old girl miraculously survives drowning incident at Burgess Pool that occurred in June Pictured Above - From left to right – Firefighter/Paramedic Scott Nixon, Firefighter Erik Anenson, Fi...

A Difficult and Somber Moment - California Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force 3


September 11th, 2019 -  Never shared before photograph and re-released video footage of the Team at Ground Zero: Pictured Above – A difficult and somber moment! – From left to right, Fire Captain and California Task Force 3 Leader, Harold Schapelhouman (Menlo Park ...

Firefighters respond to a man reportedly throwing objects from an elevated Freeway Billboard sign along Highway 101


East Palo Alto – California September 3, 2019 – 1134 am – Menlo Fire Truck 2 is dispatched for a ladder request from East Palo Alto Police Department at 1895 East Bayshore and Pulgas Avenue. Upon their arrival, Captain Jason Martin reports that they have a man hanging fro...

PRESS RELEASE - September 4, 2019 Menlo Park Fire Protection District - Hurricane Dorian


California Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force 3 – UPDATE 10 PM 45 Team Members and 3 Search and Recovery Dogs arrived in Charlotte, North Carolina Wednesday morning to assist with Search and Rescue operations.  The Bay Area Task Force is comprised of Fire Agencies...

PRESS RELEASE – July 10, 2019 What’s changed since the Bay Area’s Loma Prieta Earthquake in 1989…..Are we ready?


To all of our Media Partners What’s changed since the Bay Area’s Loma Prieta Earthquake in 1989…..Are we ready? Please join us, Wednesday, July 10, starting from 1 to 3 pm at Fire Station 6, located at 700 Oak Grove Avenue in downtown Menlo Park for a demonstratio...

BREAKING NEWS  - July 2, 2019 - Tuesday, Suspected Hazardous Package Incident at Facebook comes to an end 14 hours after it started.


Pictured above – Members of the San Mateo County Haz-Mat Team in Red, along with CST Members in yellow, are decontaminated by Menlo Park Firefighters in white after entering the Facebook Mail and Package facility for the first time at 6.45 pm. - Credit Menlo Fire Menlo Pa...

PRESS RELEASE – June 21, 2019 Downtown Menlo Park Fire Station project completed after an 11 year effort!


Please see the attached Press Release with photographs and much more information! Fire Station 6 - Ribbon Cutting and Dedication - June 20 2019.pdf The neighbors and community are invited to visit the new facility which is open to the public Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 10 am to 2 pm....

PRESS RELEASE – June 14, 2019


“In the last 10 years, 47 new Firefighter EMT’s and Paramedics have joined the ranks of the Fire District’s 100 strong Firefighting and Emergency Response Force due to retirements, expansion and the last recession! This week, 8 more Firefighters completed their one year probatio...

The United States Coast Guard and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District formally agree to the use of drones over the San Francisco Bay in one of the busiest air corridors in the world


For the full article please click on the link Coast Guard and Menlo Park Fire District formally agree to the use of Drones over the San Francisco Bay - May 28 2019.pdf

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