Emergency/Crime in Progress: Call 911 or (510) 881-1121 from a cell, 24 hours a day.
Non-Emergency Public Safety Line: (510) 881-1833, 24 hours a day, or report park rule violations or other incidents by submitting a Park Watch Report incident form online.
Links: Fire Warning Info | All Alerts & Closures
About the Fire Department
The Fire Department is a branch of the Public Safety Division within the East Bay Regional Parks District that is comprised of the Operations, Fuels Management, and Lifeguard Services branches. The Operations branch manages emergency services including fire suppression, search and rescue, and pre-hospital emergency medical care. The Fuels Management branch is tasked with fire prevention and uses fuels reduction strategies to maintain safe and healthy parklands. The Lifeguard Services branch provides public safety during recreational swimming, aquatic programs and public water safety education, including swim lessons, first aid training, and lifeguard training.
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...