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Press Release - November 10, 2017 Funeral Service at Nativity Church in Menlo Park


Saying Goodbye…! Families and friends of the three young men who perished on Halloween night pay their last respects! The sky’s cleared and the sun came out today almost on que and just in time for the combined funeral services of Matthew Cruz, Andrew Gonzales and Ricky Torres...

PRESS RELEASE – November 7, 2017 Memorial Service


News Release: The families of the three young men who died in a single vehicle accident on Halloween night on Highway 35 near Bear Gulch Road in Woodside have decided that they will be memorialized together starting on Wednesday evening and on Thursday in a funeral service that is expecte...

PRESS RELEASE – November 7, 2017 The Menlo Park Fire Protection District and DJI Partner to Expand the Use of Drone Technology for Public Safety and Emergency Response.


News Release: The Fire District now has partnerships with Drone manufacturers and developers Matternet, Intel and DJI. Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman said, “we are fortunate to be located in the heart of Silicon Valley  and in a position to fully use, explore and guide this ga...

Large fire extinguisher recall


Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported For more information, please visit the site below https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/kidde-recalls-fire-extinguishers-with-plastic-handles-due-to-failure-to-dischar...

PRESS RELEASE – October 20, 2017


Photograph – Menlo Fire Battalion Chief Tom Calvert and DJI Drone Representative Romeo Durscher prepare the Matrice Drone for authorized use above the fire ravaged areas of Sonoma County earlier this week working in partnership with public safety agencies at the Alameda and Sonoma Count...

PRESS RELEASE – October 18, 2017 Structure Fire


Smoke Investigation turns into a Structure Fire in Atherton early this morning – The resident’s dog woke him up but he was hospitalized for smoke inhalation San Mateo County Public Safety Communications (PSC) received a 9-11 emergency call transfer from the Atherton Pol...

UAS Symposium June 2, 2017


Menlo Fire Technology and Innovation Seminar Series Video

Five New Menlo Park Fire District Firefighter Paramedic’s start at the County Fire Academy


PRESS RELEASE – October 13, 2017 In the last year, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District has been training up to 20 probationary Firefighters to fill vacancies and grow the number of response units and staffing. Almost all of those probationary personnel have almost completed and ...

BREAKING LOCAL NEWS – Additional San Mateo County Fire Units and Personnel Deployed"


Fire Agencies from throughout San Mateo County have stepped up to send any available additional personnel and apparatus to fires in the North Bay and State. 15 Type 1 Municipal Fire Engines with 66 personnel from every fire agency in San Mateo County had already been deployed to the fires in ...

Heavy Smoke from Napa Wildfire causing Unhealthy Air Quality in Bay Area


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San Mateo County Fire Units Being Deployed to Napa


BREAKING LOCAL NEWS - San Mateo County Fire Units Being Deployed to Napa A total of 15 municipal Type 1 Municipal Fire Engines have now deployed from every fire agency in San Mateo County. At 1 pm a request for the "South Zone Strike Team" was received which consists o...

San Mateo County Fire Units Being Deployed to Napa


BREAKING LOCAL NEWS - San Mateo County Fire Units Being Deployed to Napa A total of 15 municipal Type 1 Municipal Fire Engines have now deployed from every fire agency in San Mateo County. At 1 pm a request for the "South Zone Strike Team" was received which consists o...

PRESS RELEASE – October 2, 2017


After 24 Days - Lone Task Force 3 Rescue Team Member returns home from Puerto Rico to the Bay Area! After 24 days, Carl Levon Kustin has finally returned home to the Bay Area this weekend from Puerto Rico. The lone member of California Task Force 3 (CA-TF3), one of the Bay Area’s Urban S...

PRESS RELEASE - September 26, 2017 Lone Task Force 3 Rescue Team Member Still in Puerto Rico – Right where he needs to be!


Lone member of Task Force 3 is hoping to come home from Puerto Rico at some point – But not yet!There’s more work to do Today, as conditions continue to deteriorate in Puerto Rico, the lone member of California Task Force 3 (CA-TF3), one of the Bay Area’s Urban Search and Res...

BREAKING NEWS - September 23, 2017 Menlo Park Firefighters respond to multi-vehicle Accident - Saturday Morning


Menlo Park Fire District – A four vehicle accident at Bayfront Expressway and University Avenue reported at 7.50 am today resulted in one person being transported to Stanford Hospital and West Bound Bayfront at University was shut down while law enforcement conducted an investigation and do...

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