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PRESS RELEASE - March 27, 2018 Revolutionary Firefighting Technology allows Firefighters to be over 300% more effective in saving lives in smoke filled environments


Revolutionary Firefighting Technology C-THRU Vision Enhancement for Firefighters in Air Mask Innovator Qwake Technologies Signs Partnership Agreement with the Menlo Park Fire District Qwake Technologies, located in San Francisco, CA, has invented an Augmented Reality solution tha...

Press Release: California Task Force 3 Deployed to Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena as part of the State OES Sentinel Response Exercise


BREAKING NEWS - March 22, 2018 Menlo Park based California Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 3 will be deploying to Sacramento early Thursday morning as part of a Statewide Readiness Exercise called Sentinel Response that simulates an earthquake with structural collapse and a radiological...

PRESS RELEASE: March 22, 2018 Suspected Meth Lab at VA Campus that sickened three workers may have been cleaning products


Menlo Park Firefighters use a Drone to skillfully fly inside the apartment and take a closer look! Menlo Park Fire Protection District Please see the attached Press Release for more details! VA Suspected Meth Lab and Drone Use - March 21, 2018.pdf Menlo Park Firefight...

PRESS RELEASE - March 9, 2018 Menlo Park Fire Protection District


Firefighters Flying Drones at Night Time and in Close Proximity To Helicopters in the same Air Space Please give photo credit to Peter Mootz Fire District Photographer Firefighters, Coast Guard representatives and Manufacturer DJI prepare for night time Drone operations at the Fir...

PRESS RELEASE March 2, 2018


Menlo Park Fire Protection District The Fire District has purchased a home behind its Fire Station 4 located at the corner of Valparaiso and Alameda De Las Pulgas for future rebuilding and expansion of the 69 year old Fire Station that provides fire and emergency services t...

PRESS RELEASE Menlo Park Fire Protection District - March 4, 2018


Menlo Park Firefighters respond to a tree into a house that was struck by lightning last year and use a Drone for damage assessment Menlo Park Firefighters responded to a reported tree into a house on March 1, 2018, Thursday afternoon at 4.55 pm on Baywood Avenue in Menlo Park.  ...

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

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