Proudly serving Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Sand City,
Naval Postgraduate School, La Mesa Village and Monterey Regional Airport


Administrative Office
Monterey Fire Department
610 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

Phone: (831) 646-3900
Fax: (831) 646-3723
Non-Emergency: (831) 646-3914

Fire Prevention Bureau
Phone: (831) 646-3908
Email: Fireprevention@monterey.org


Infectious Control Officers
Primary: Jim Courtney
(831) 646-6965
Secondary: Gaudenz Panholzer
(831) 646-6957 
Alternate: On-Duty Division Chief
(831) 901-5002

Fire Stations

We have 6 fire stations in the cities of Monterey, Pacific Grove, and Carmel-by-the-Sea:

  • Station No. 11 – 600 Pacific St., Monterey
    (831) 646-3905
  • Station No. 12 – 582 Hawthorne St., Monterey
    (831) 646-3906
  • Station No. 13 – 401 Dela Vina Ave., Monterey
    (831) 646-3907
  • Station No. 14 – 600 Pine Ave., Pacific Grove
    (831) 242-8733
  • Station No. 15 – On 6th Ave. between Mission and San Carlos Streets, Carmel-by-the-Sea
    (831) 242-8735
  • Station No. 16 – 150 Olmsted Way, Monterey Regional Airport
    (831) 242-8765

Our Mission

"Our mission is to provide emergency medical aid, fire prevention, public education, suppression, disaster response, and related emergency services to the members and guests of our community."

Latest Fire News

17 May 2021
05/17/2021: Wildland Fire Safety Inspections Begin June 1, 2021 on Home and Vacant Lots in Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel, and Sand City

05/17/2021: Wildland Fire Safety Inspections Begin June 1, 2021 on Home and Vacant Lots in Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel, and Sand City

The Monterey Fire Department will begin conducting fire safety inspections on June 1, 2021, for all homes in areas at risk for a wildland fire within the cities of Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel, and Sand City. This inspection is done on an annual basis to help minimize the spread and growth of a wildland fire and reduce the potential loss of homes in such an event. Once the inspection has been completed, the fire department will only leave a notice at the home if any corrective actions should be taken by the homeowner/occupant. The notices will be in the form of a self-adhesive notice left on or near the door. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

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17 May 2021
05/17/2021: City Council Approves Purchase of a New Type 3 Wildland Fire Engine

05/17/2021: City Council Approves Purchase of a New Type 3 Wildland Fire Engine

Timing played an important role when the City of Monterey Fire Department came upon an opportunity to replace an aged Type 3 wildland engine received via a grant from the Fort Ord Reuse Authority 17 years ago. A typical lifespan of a rigorously used fire engine is 15 years. With longer and more devastating wildfires happening throughout the state for several years now, the wildland engines are used extensively for mutual aid throughout the state. When resources are sent out on statewide mutual aid assignments, the City is reimbursed the cost of staff and for the use of vehicles. Over the past seven fiscal years, reimbursements for vehicles have been nearly $575,000, the majority of which has been credited to the City’s Equipment Replacement Fund. NEWS RELEASE AND PHOTOS IN PDF

08 January 2021
Fire Prevention Tips from Monterey Fire
04 January 2021
Outdoor Dining and the Safe Use of Heaters

Outdoor Dining and the Safe Use of Heaters

UPDATE 2, 12/22/2020 - Please see the link to a resources list - https://conta.cc/37H4SUX

UPDATE - Here's the link to the video from the presentation - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y24TQ9n1OWw - thanks to everyone who attended!

Use of Temporary Structures for Outdoor Business Operations - guidance from the California Department of Public Health

03 September 2020
Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration, Greenbelt Fuel Reduction Project

Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration, Greenbelt Fuel Reduction Project

NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION

September 3, 2020

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Monterey has prepared a Mitigated Negative Declaration, pursuant to the requirements of CEQA, for the Greenbelt Fuel Reduction Project.

The proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration and Initial Study, as well as referenced documents, are available for review on the City website at: https://www.monterey.org/Services/Community-Development/Planning and by appointment at the City of Monterey, Planning Office, Colton Hall, 1st Floor, 570 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA 93940. To make an appointment, contact Christy Sabdo at the email address below.

In accordance with time limits mandated by State law, written comments on this Mitigated Negative Declaration and Initial Study will be accepted from: September 3, 2020 through October 5, 2020.

A public hearing for this project will be held on: October 27, 2020

Notice of Intent | Initial Study 

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