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16:00 10 December 2019
12/03/2019: Monterey's "Old Gray Mare" Fire Truck to be Featured in Rose Parade® Presented by Honda

12/03/2019: Monterey's "Old Gray Mare" Fire Truck to be Featured in Rose Parade® Presented by Honda

MEDIA ADVISORY IN PDF

WHO: City of Monterey Mayor Clyde Roberson, Monterey Fire, Old Monterey Business Association, the Monterey 250 Committee, MYMuseum (Monterey County Youth Museum)
WHAT: Opportunity for the media and the public to help kick-off the Monterey 250 celebration and have a photo opportunity with the Old Gray Mare Fire truck that will be featured in the Rose Parade®, presented by Honda. MyMuseum will provide craft projects for kids.
WHERE: Tuesday Farmer’s Market on Alvarado Street – in front of Cult Taco
WHEN: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 4:00 p.m

Monterey 250 Fire Truck

Export event12/10/2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
25 November 2019
Monterey Fire Department Toy Drive and Food Drive

Monterey Fire Department Toy Drive and Food Drive

Working in conjuntion with the Kiwani's Santa Project to provide toys to boys and girls, the Monterey Fire Department has begun its annual Toy Drive. They currently have toy barrels at the Fire Stations below (all except 16 at the Airport):

  • FS11 - 600 Pacific Street, Monterey
  • FS12 - 582 Hawthorne, Monterey
  • FS13 - 401 Dela Vina, Monterey
  • FS14 - 600 Pine Avenue, PG
  • FS15 - 6th Avenue, Carmel by the Sea

In addition, the City will have Food Bank of Monterey County barrels around City Hall and the Fire Departments for people to donate non-perishable items. For more information, the Food Bank phone number is (831) 758-1523. 

09 July 2019
07/09/2019: Be Prepared in Case of an Earthquake - What to do before, during, and after

07/09/2019: Be Prepared in Case of an Earthquake - What to do before, during, and after

The recent strong earthquakes that hit the Ridgecrest area in Southern California are a good reminder that we all live in earthquake country. Many earthquake faults run through or near the Monterey Peninsula. The Monterey Fire Department would like to remind people that, while we may not know when the next earthquake will happen, we can do things to be prepared. A list of recommended actions on what to do before, during, and after an earthquake is available at ready.gov/earthquakes, as well as on the City’s website at monterey.org/emergency. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

27 June 2019
06/27/2019: Cities of Monterey and Pacific Grove Solidify Agreement for Fire Services

06/27/2019: Cities of Monterey and Pacific Grove Solidify Agreement for Fire Services

The City of Monterey and the City of Pacific Grove solidified a new fire contract agreement with the respective approvals of the Monterey and Pacific Grove City Councils at coinciding Special City Council meetings on June 26, 2019. The two Cities have been in partnership for fire services since 2008, at which time Monterey hired all Pacific Grove Firefighters and integrated them into the Monterey Fire Department. The new fire services agreement terms are for eight years, plus another five-year option by mutual agreement of the Cities. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

13 June 2019
06/13/2019: Wildland Fire Safety Inspections Begin June 17, 2019

06/13/2019: Wildland Fire Safety Inspections Begin June 17, 2019

The Monterey Fire Department will begin conducting fire safety inspections on June 17, 2019, 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. New this year, inspection personnel will leave a notice at the home indicating the inspection was completed and what, if any, corrective actions should be taken by the homeowner/occupant. The notices will be in the form of a self-adhesive sticker left on or near the door (see example).

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

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