Fire Department

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Public Safety Headquarters
17930 Lake Chabot Road
Castro Valley, California 94546-1950

Emergency: Call 911 or (510) 881-1121 from a cell phone, 24 hours a day
Non-Emergency Business: (510) 881-1833, 24 hours a day

Learn about Park Rules and Regulations
Park Rules and Regulations 

Park Restrictions and Fire Precautions
Park Closures and Notices

Wildfire Hazard Reduction and Resource Management Plan and EIR 
Learn More About East Bay Hills Wildfire Hazard Reduction and Resource Management Plan and EIR

East Bay Fire History 
History of wildland fires in the East Bay

Fire Safety 
Learn Wildfire Lessons and How to Reduce Wildfire Risk 

Helpful Links 
Wildfire-related and Weather-related Websites

Wildland Fire Terminology

Our Partners 
A List of Agencies and Organizations We Work With

Contact Us 
Addresses, Phone Numbers

Fire & Lifeguard Services

The Fire Department is a branch of the Public Safety Division within the East Bay Regional Parks District that is comprised of the Fire Department and Lifeguard Services. The fire department manages emergency services including fire suppression, search and rescue, and pre-hospital emergency medical care. The Fire Department is also tasked with fire prevention and uses fuels reduction strategies to maintain safe and healthy parklands. Lifeguard Services provides public safety during recreational swimming, aquatic programs and public water safety education, including swim lessons, first aid training, and lifeguard training.

Lifeguard Services

Learn about our diverse Lifeguard Services including Jr. Lifeguards, Swim Lessons, and Outreach.

The Fire Department’s Mission

The Fire Department supports the mission, vision, and values of the East Bay Regional Park District. We will help create a landscape that is safe, healthy, resilient, and more resistant to the negative impacts of fire for our parklands and the communities we serve. We will provide professional and effective fire prevention, fuels management, education, suppression, water safety, rescue, and emergency medical services.

For more information on how we accomplish our mission, please explore our department’s sections below...

Fire Department Operations

Learn about our Fire Department Operations including our staff organization, training, and emergency response.

Fuels Management

Learn about our Fuels Management processes and ongoing work. From start to finish it takes years of work and collaboration to implement a project that is effective, sensitive to the environment, and creates a safer and more resilient park.

Contact Us


Public Safety Headquarters
17930 Lake Chabot Road
Castro Valley, California 94546-1950


Emergency: Call 911 or (510) 881-1121
Non-Emergency Business: (510) 881-1833

Staff Directory

Public Safety

Social Media

Links to Social Media Sites