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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

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

Wildfire is coming are you ready?


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PRESS RELEASE – May 26, 2019


Menlo Park Fire Protection District - Fiery Multi-Vehicle Accident sends 5 to the Hospital  12.28 am Sunday Morning - Menlo Park Fire Engine 6 was dispatched to a reported vehicle fire at Santa Cruz Avenue and El Camino Real. Upon their arrival at 1231 am, Captain Seth Joh...

PRESS RELEASE – May 24, 2019


Menlo Park Fire District restores and repurposes 100 year old Fire Station apparatus room doors as it prepares for its formal Community Open House at Fire Station 6 in Downtown Menlo Park on Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 10 am to 2 pm. Please see the attached Press Release and historic phot...

DISTRICT NEWS – May 10, 2019


Fire District Announces the completion and community open house of its new downtown Menlo Park Fire Station 6 - As it schedules a neighborhood community meeting of its proposed new Fire Station 4 replacement in West Menlo Park Pictured above – Menlo Park Fire District Fir...

PRESS RELEASE - April 25, 2019 - Menlo Park Fire Protection District - Fire Sprinkler and a Phone Call Saves Local Eating Establishment


Fire Sprinkler and a Phone Call saves local eating establishment in Menlo Park Menlo Park Fire Protection District - Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 4.39 am, Management Team members  at Coffee Peet’s Shop located in the Safeway Shopping Complex at 515 El Camino Real in Menlo Park c...

PRESS RELEASE - April 18, 2019 - Menlo Park Fire Protection District - 24th Anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing


Tomorrow is the 24th Anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing Menlo Park Fire Protection District - Friday, April 19, 2019, is the 24th Anniversary of the 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing where a truck loaded with 4800 pounds of explosives was detonated directly next the Alfred P. Murrah Buildin...

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