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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Take personal responsibility and prepare long before the threat of a wildfire so your home is ready in case of a fire.

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RSG Set Short

Pack your vehicle with your emergency items. Monitor alerts and news from local media and fire department for updated information.

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RSG Go Short

Following your Action Plan protects you and helps firefighters fight the wildfire, ensuring your family's, safety.

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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...   

 The San Mateo County Health Department is the lead agency for the response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) within San Mateo County.

Please see updated annoucment as of June 29, 2020. https://cmo.smcgov.org/eoc

All Fire stations and emergency personnel will be on duty. If you have an emergency please dial 911

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 staff member. 

For Building/Planning questions please visit our Prevention Tab at the top of our website for more information. 

Woodside Fire Protection District Administration Office Will Be Closed July 3, 2020  In Observance of Independance Day                                                   

Woodside Fire News

Woodside Fire is gearing up to begin providing its annual chipping service!This service is essential in order to help maintain the quality of life and property for the citizens living in the WUI zones of our communities. By working together, we can a...
Sheltering in place can disrupt our routines and challenge our ability to tend to responsibilities, such as work and caring for loved ones. Understandably, we may become nervous or uncomfortable when sheltering in place. The following information can...
Woodside Fire has been a free resource for parents to have their car seats checked for proper installation for many years. The safety of our residents comes first and foremost. Due to the current shelter in place order, we will not be scheduling any ...

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.