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PRESS RELEASE – January 8, 2019


 Menlo Park Fire Protection District – The Fire District expands Essential Emergency services to East Palo Alto and Menlo Park and welcomes four new Firefighter/Paramedics into the organization   Pictured Above – The Menlo Park Fire Protection District&...

PRESS RELEASE – January 3, 2019 Menlo Park Fire Protection District – Fire District prepares to expand Essential Emergency services to East Palo Alto and Menlo Park


After 12 years of effort, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District will hold two dedication ceremonies on Monday, January 7, 2019 at its Fire Stations in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park to celebrate the addition and doubling of staffing and response units to create what it categorizes as...

PRESS RELEASE December 25, 2018 Menlo Park Fire Protection District – Tree falls on to an occupied house in Atherton, Christmas Morning


Menlo Park Firefighters responded to a reported tree into a home on Snowden Avenue in the Town of Atherton at 1.47 am Christmas morning. Three people were inside the single story home when the incident occurred. A tree branch penetrated the roof and ceiling of an occupied child’s bedroom. ...

PRESS RELEASE - December 10, 2018 - Menlo Park Fire Protection District - School Kitchen Fire Quickly Extinguished


Menlo Park Firefighters responded to a reported ADT alarm sounding and kitchen suppression system activation at the John and Susan Sobrato Pavilion located on the Nativity School Campus at 1250 Laurel Street in Menlo Park Sunday afternoon at 2.21 pm. Captain Seth Johnson with the crew on Menlo...

PRESS RELEASE – December 7, 2018 Menlo Park Fire Protection District - Hidden Treasure Located


Lost Menlo Park Fire District Logo Found 44 Years Later Please see the Press Release for more information and photographs – Credit Menlo Fire  Hidden Treasure - 1956 Seagrave Door Logo Found - December 7 2018.pdf Photograph below – After 44 years, this Menlo Fire ap...

Menlo Park Firefighters Train at Stanford to Help Save Kids' Lives


The training based on real-life Bay Area 911 calls lets firefighters practice treating the rarest and most deadly pediatric medical emergencies Link to full content: https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Menlo-Park-Firefighters-Train-at-Stanford-to-Help-Save-Kids-Lives-501678061.html

Menlo Park Fire Protection District – Sponsor for California Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 3


The Fire may be out and the Search for Human Remains complete, but the effects on the people it touched isn't….Including First Responders Please see the attached Press Release for more information and photographs Camp Fire - The Fire may be out and the Search for Human Remains ...

BREAKING NEWS - November 25, 2018 – 5 PM California Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 3 – Heavy Equipment Debris Removal - Magalia


Team members will be arriving home between 5 to 7 pm in convoys of vehicles, trailers and equipment at the Teams Special Operations Warehouse located at 2470 Pulgas Avenue in East Palo Alto With the deadly Fire Camp now completely extinguished and majority of Search Operations almost finished ...

BREAKING NEWS - November 19, 2018 – Search Dog Injured as Members of the Menlo Fire Drone Team and Task Force 3 spend Sunday searching the community of Magalia during the Camp Fire


Menlo Park Fire Protection District – Team Members were searching from the air and on the ground in the community of Magalia Sunday The 45 Team members, 13 vehicles with 7 trailers with over 50 thousand pounds of technical search, rescue and recovery equipment belonging to the Bay Area&rsq...

BREAKING NEWS - November 18, 2018 - Sunday Drone operations resume tomorrow over Migalia


The Menlo Park Fire Protection Districts UAS/Drone Team is working for the Butte County Sheriffs Department and directly with our public safety partners at the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department (ALCO SO), Contra Costa Sheriff’s Department (COCO SO), Union City Police Department and ...

BREAKING NEWS - November 17, 2018 – Update 3 pm Task Force 3 Deployed to the Camp Fire to help locate missing people


The Bay Area’s Rescue Team, California Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 3 (CA-TF3), was activated Wednesday night for a Search and Recovery mission assignment to the Camp Fire in Butte County.  45 Team members, 13 vehicles with 7 trailer and over 50 thousand pounds of technical se...

PRESS RELEASE – November 15, 2018 One Week Later after being deployed - San Mateo County Fire Agencies and Firefighters are still at the CAMP FIRE in Butte County and making a difference!


See the attached Press Release please. Camp Fire Strike Team - Butte County - On the Fire Line One Week Later - November 15 2018.pdf Today, Captain Womble Texts “Good morning Chief, today we are also providing search/animal support. We rescued a pig, 13 chickens, provided oxygen...

PRESS RELEASE – November 15, 2018 One of California’s oldest Fire Houses is on the move again!


Please see the attached Press Release and photographs compliments of Fire Photographer Peter Mootz.  Fire House on the move - November 15 2018.pdf This 119 year old Fire House is being disassembled Wednesday and Thursday and moved from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District&rs...

PRESS RELEASE – November 13, 2018 The Menlo Park Fire District has acquired the “Firenado Truck” A survivor of the Carr Fire in Redding and plans to use it as a powerful public education and preparedness tool


Few things survived the power of the reported 143 mile per hour Firenado (Fire Tornado) that occurred during the Carr Fire that struck the City of Redding and Shasta County earlier this year. The aftermath of this apocalyptic event was captured by the Fire Districts UAS/Drone Team that provided h...

BREAKING NEWS – November 12, 2018 San Mateo County Fire Agencies and Firefighters deployed to the CAMP FIRE in Butte County - Update from the Fire Line


Menlo Park Fire District’s Deputy Chief Don Long, one of two Strike Team Leaders from Fire Agencies in San Mateo County, explains that they have small windows of opportunity to communicate with family and their home Agencies due to poor or no cell coverage. Chief Long and his assistant, ...

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