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BREAKING NEWS - Vehicle vs Train - Town of Atherton


Menlo Park Fire Protection District - February 10, 2018 Menlo Park Firefighters responded to a vehicle that was reportedly on fire and jammed under a  South bound Caltrain Passenger Train Locomotive that was able to finally stop just short of Watkins Avenue Railroad Crossing at 8....

PG&E Public Service Announcement Fact Sheet


Joint Menlo Fire and PG&E Public Service Announcement Fact Sheet From Fire Chief Schapelhouman I am sensitive to those who have concerns about the recent public service announcements (PSA’s) being aired and distributed by PG&E in conjunction with the Fire District. ...

PRESS RELEASE - January 9, 2018 Local Firefighters Ready to Go anywhere in the State for floods, mud slides and/or technical rescues:


The Menlo Park Fire Protection District’s 14 person Swift Water Rescue Team and equipment is ready to go. Team members were rostered and equipment loaded and prepared for immediate deployment on Monday afternoon. Members of the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services State ...

Press Release: Dumbarton Rail Bridge Fire - Twenty Years Later


Twenty Years Later – The night the oldest and first Bridge across the San Francisco Bay Burned. January 3, 1998 - With never before seen photos On Saturday, January 3, 1998 at 6.59 pm, a report of a fire at, or near, the abandoned and closed Sportsmen’s Gun Club...

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District Was Proud to Celebrate Its 100th Anniversary in 2016/17


We wish everyone a Safe, Healthy and Happy 2018   2017 Fire Station 1 Anniversary Group Picture 1955 Fire Station 1 Group Picture  1920 Old Fire Station 1 Group Picture ...

PRESS RELEASE - December 20, 2017 Strike Teams returned home late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning


After over 14 days on the Fire line in Los Angeles County at the Creek Fire and in Ventura and Santa Barbara at the Thomas Fire, the 14 Fire Engines, 3 Command Vehicles and 62 personnel from Fire Agencies across San Mateo County configured into two Strike Teams (5 Fire Engines each) and ...

PRESS RELEASE - December 20, 2017 Saint Patrick’s Seminary has agreed to sell one acre of adjacent land to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District for the future expansion


After a decade of discussions, Saint Patrick’s Seminary has agreed to sell one acre of adjacent land to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District for the future expansion, modernization and replacement of Fire Station 1, located at 300 Middlefield Road in Menlo Park for $6.6 million dollars....

PRESS RELEASE - December 19, 2017 Church Fire


Menlo Park Firefighters make quick work out of a Church Fire Tuesday morning across the street from the Menlo Atherton High School. Please credit Menlo Fire for the attached photographs: Captain Greg  Womble and Firefighter Paramedic Giau Nguyen attack the fire M...

Agreement up for review by Fire Board


IAFF MOU agreement currently up for review by the Fire Board Agreement: IAFF Local 2400 MOU August 25, 2015

Tentative Agreement on successor MOU with AFSCME 829 to be posted for 30- day sunshine period


Tentative Agreement On December 5, 2017, the Board of Directors directed staff to post the redline tentative agreement on a successor Memorandum of Understanding reached between the Menlo Park Fire Protection District andAmerican Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)Loca...

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE - Three San Mateo County Fire Engine Strike Teams have been re-deployed to the 230,000 Acre Thomas Fire in Ventura County - Now the fifth largest Wildfire in California History


News Release Update – 10.30 pm: Their work done in Los Angeles County, Three Type One Municipal Fire Engine Strike Teams from San Mateo County have been re-deployed to the 230,000 Acre Thomas Fire in Ventura County after spending the last five day’s assigned to the &l...

Press Release Holiday Fire Safety and Live Fire Demonstration


Thursday, December 7, 2017 @ 12.30 pm On Thursday, December 7, 2017 @ 1230 pm, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District working in conjunction with Exponent Failure Analysis, will be conducting their Annual Holiday Fire Safety Demonstration which will involve actual live fire simulations addr...

BREAKING NEWS - December 5, 2017 Municipal Fire Engine Strike Teams have been activated for an immediate need request to the “Creek Fire” in Los Angeles County


Three Type One Municipal Fire Engine Strike Teams have been activated for an immediate need request to the “Creek Fire” in Los Angeles County 15 Type 1 “Heavy” Municipal Fire Engines from almost every Fire Agency in San Mateo County were deployed today at 1245 p...

Press Release - November 29, 2017 Firefighters and U. S. Coast Guard Joint Exercise


Firefighters and U. S. Coast Guard Practice Airspace Management between Helicopters and Drones in Search & Rescue Exercise on the Bay The Menlo Park Fire Protection District and the United States Coast Guard regularly work together on water and mud rescues and recoveries in the southern pa...

Pedestrian Crosswalks on El Camino Real - How the Beacons Work!


Pedestrian Crosswalks on El Camino Real in Atherton You may have noticed that there are now several operating pedestrian hybrid beacons on El Camino Real in Atherton. The pedestrian beacons are installed on El Camino Real at the following intersections in Atherton: Isabella Ave. Alej...

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