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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 30, 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...

Car Crash in Menlo Park March 26, 2017


March 26, 2017 at 2:15 AM, Sunday, Menlo Park Fire District, Menlo Park Police Department, and CHP responded to reports of a traffic collision at the intersection of University and Bayshore Highway. Initial responding units arrived to find a multi vehicle crash, with one vehicle into a pole. Fire...

2016 Organizational Accomplishments


Menlo Park Fire Protection District Organizational Accomplishments For 2016. Organizational Accomplishments 2016

Impact Fee Information


Menlo Park Fire Protection District Emergency Services and Fire Protection Impact Fee Nexus Study Menlo Park Fire Fee Nexus 2.16.pdf Resolution of the Board approving the fire protection impact fee wavier / credit policy, and approving the study to be forwarded to the cities of East Pa...

Annual Information 2016 - Fire Board Meeting - March 21, 2017


Annual Information 2016 - Fire Board Meeting - March 21, 2017 Presented by: Fire Chief  Harold Schapelhouman Annual Information 2016 - Fire Board Meeting - March 21, 2017.ppt

2015 Menlo Park Fire District Annual Report


The annual report attempts to capture all of pro-active and positive things we as an organization provide for and to, the communities we serve. It also serves as a measurement of the standby and important reactive nature of our business.  This year the Fire Board was able to put in place ...

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