Emergencies: Dial 9-1-1
Information: (650) 851-1594

Established 1924

Woodside Fire Protection District

Serving Woodside, Portola Valley, Emerald Hills, Ladera, Los Trancos, Skyline, Vista Verde, CA.

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Woodside Fire Protection District

Woodside Fire Protection District operates three fire stations and serves a population of 25,000 with one Fire Chief, one Deputy Fire Chief,  four Battalion Chiefs, nine Fire Captains, a Fire Marshal, a Deputy Fire Marshal, 33 Firefighter and Firefighter Paramedics, a Public Education Specialist/Cerpp Coordinator, a Finance Manager, a HR/Benefits Manager and one Executive Administrator.  Staffing is divided into three, shifts with 15 personnel on each shift. Shift personnel work a 48/96 schedule.  Learn more...   

 Woodside Fire Administration Office Is OPEN by Appointment only Due to COVID-19 to meet the requirement for social distancing. Please call 650-851-1594 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reach a member of our staff                                           

Woodside Fire News

The third Thursday of October is always International ShakeOut Day. Use this day to ensure you know what to do before during and after an earthquake. Please click on the link for more information. International_Shakeout2020.pdf...
Prepare For Disasters Ready.gov/be-informed EarthquakesAn earthquake is a sudden, rapid shaking of the ground caused by the shifting of rocks deep underneath the earth’s surface. Earthquakes can happen without warning and can result in injuries and d...
Build A Kit After an emergency, you may need to survive on your own for several days. Being prepared means having your own food, water and other supplies to last for several days. A disaster supplies kit is a collection of basic items your house...

Woodside  -  Portola Valley  -  Emerald Hills  -  Ladera  -  Los Trancos  -  Skyline  -  Viste Verde

Contact Us

808 Portola Rd #C
Portola Valley, CA  USA
Tel: (650) 851-1594
Fax: (650) 851-3960
For Emergencies, Dial 9-1-1

Our Mission; Vision; Values

It is the mission of the Woodside Fire Protection District to protect life, property and the environment through prevention, education, preparedness, and emergency response. Learn more...

Emergency Alert System

Visit www.smcalert.info register to receive email or SMS text alerts for emergencies and road closures in specific San Mateo County cities and neighborhoods, including Woodside Fire Protection District.