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Press Release: California Task Force 3 - Race Across America to meet Hurricane Irma


California Task Force 3 - Race Across America to meet Hurricane Irma Press Release - September 10, 2017   The 82 Person Bay Area Urban Search and Rescue Team now awaits Hurricane Irma in Florida after a race across America.   30 Personnel arrived Sunday afternoon after driv...

Press Release: Bay Area Urban Search and Rescue Team Headed to Georgia in advance of Hurricane Irma - Update 51 more rescuers leave at 4 am by bus Saturday morning


California Task Force 3 82 Person Bay Area Urban Search and Rescue Team Responding to Hurricane Irma 30 Personnel have already left early Friday morning at 2 am with vehicles and equipment as part of a convoy traveling across the Country 51 More are scheduled to leave Saturday...

California Task Force 3 - FEMA Requests an 80 Person Urban Search and Rescue Team Respond to Hurricane Irma


Fifteen Members of the Task Forces Water Rescue Team returned Thursday afternoon after a 10 day deployment to Texas for Hurricane Harvey. They were met by family, fellow Team members and each participating agencies Fire Chief who thanked them for their time and efforts. Within thirty minu...

Press Release: Bay Area Water Rescue Team Returning from Hurricane Harvey Others prepare to leave for Hurricane Irma


Menlo Park – California Task Force 3: Fifteen members of the California Water Rescue Team known as Task Force 3, based out of Menlo Park, are scheduled to return Thursday, September 7 in the afternoon to the Teams warehouse located at 1376 Willow Road. Rex Ianson, the 16th member of the ...

PRESS RELEASE – September 1, 2017 UPDATE - California Task Force 3 Water Rescue Operations in Texas


Bay Area Water Rescue Teams Continue to Search Areas hardest hit by Hurricane Harvey outside of Houston Texas Thursday! Please see the attached Press Release and Photographs – Compliments of Menlo Fire and CA-TF3 Photo shown below – Members of California Task Force 3’s FEM...

Know what's below before you dig Call 811


Before You Dig What is 811? 811 is the phone number you call before digging to protect yourself and others from unintentionally hitting underground utility lines. There are millions of miles of buried utilities beneath the surface of the earth that are vital to everyday living like water...

PRESS RELEASE - AUGUST 27, 2017 BREAKING NEWS - Menlo Park Fire District Sponsored National Urban Search and Rescue Team - California Task Force 3 - Water Rescue Module was activated at 2 pm and plans to leave for Texas by 5 pm


Members of Task Force 3, one of 8 California State Office of Emergency Services (Cal-OES) Task Forces and one of 28 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Teams will be headed to Texas today. The Task Force is a blend of multiple Bay Area Fire Agencies and civilian professionals s...

Local Firefighters Flying Drones at Night in Yosemite


Two members of the Menlo Park Fire District’s UAS/Drone Team have been flying in  Yosemite National Park since Saturday, August 19, 2017. They are working directly with the South Central Sierra Interagency Incident Management Team that is assigned to the “South Fork&rdq...

Menlo Park Firefighter Recovering After Partially Falling Through the Roof During a House Fire


On Friday evening, August 18, 2017, at approximately 1125 pm, San Mateo County Public Safety Communications (PSC) dispatchers received several calls reporting smoke coming from the roof and eves of a home located on Nassau Drive in the Unincorporated County Area known as West Selby, which borders...

Menlo Park Fire Protection District 2016 Annual Summary


Message from the Chief This two page snap shot of the Fire District should serve as a testament to the dedication of our important workforce, it’s critical essential emergency services delivery profile, how the Fire Board and staff responsibly manage your tax dollars and our budget funds...

Press Release: July 14, 2017 The Most Awesome Fire Truck You’ve Ever Seen!


The Menlo Park Fire Protection District up-dated, up-graded and up-staffed its new “Quintuple” combination Fire Engine/Aerial, strategically located at is Fire Station 77 at 1467 Chilco Street in the Belle Haven area of Menlo Park located on the edge of the M2 Commercial Zone and dire...

Press Release: San Mateo County Firefighter Return Home From Detwiler Fire in Mariposa


Firefighters from the Menlo Park and Woodside Fire Protection Districts, Redwood City and Central County Fire Departments and San Mateo County Fire (Cal-Fire) along with two other San Mateo County Strike Teams have all returned from the Detwiler Fire. In total, 66 Firefighters and 15 Fire Engines...

Press Release: July 19, 2017 San Mateo County Firefighters Deployed To Detwiler Fire in Merced


Firefighters from the Menlo Park and Woodside Fire Protection Districts, Redwood City and Central County Fire Departments and San Mateo County Fire (Cal-Fire) were deployed at 4 am, Wednesday morning as part of a 5 Fire Engine Type 1 (Heavy) Municipal Agency Strike Team from Southern and Central ...

Press Release: Steel Worker injured after falling 15 feet from upper level framing used to erect Facebook Building 21


At 8.35 am Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 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 a call that a worker had fallen at Facebook’s new Build...

PRESS RELEASE: July 15, 2017 Menlo Park Fire Protection District Water Rescue San Francisco Bay


Water Rescue San Francisco Bay The United States Coast Guard (USCG) received a report of a 12 foot boat that had capsized with three people aboard in the San Francisco Bay South of the Dumbarton Bridge at 6.18 pm, Saturday, July 15, 2017. At 6.40 pm USCG, through San Mateo County Public Saf...

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