Proudly serving Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel-by-the-Sea, Sand City, Presidio of Monterey,
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."

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24 March 2021
Free Community Wildfire Preparedness Webinars

Free Community Wildfire Preparedness Webinars

Registration is now open for Fire Safe Council for Monterey County's Free Community Wildfire Webinar Series, intended to give you information on how to prepare for wildfires, to help protect lives, property, and resources:

  • Living With Wildfire by Hardening Your Home on Thursday, April 1, 5:30-6:30 p.m. REGISTER
  • Creating Effective Defensible Space on Wednesday, April 14, 5:30-6:30 p.m. REGISTER
  • PG&E and Wildfire Safety on Thursday, April 29, 5:30-6:30 p.m. REGISTER
  • Moving Towards a Fire-resilient Landscape, Thursday, May 6, 5:30-6:30 pm REGISTER 
  • Emergency Planning and Preparing for Evacuations, Thursday, May 13, 5:30-6:30 pm  REGISTER

The webinars are hosted by the Carmel Valley Wildfire Mitigation Project with Thriving Earth Exchange, and the information provided will apply in essentially any area subject to wildfires. MORE DETAILS ON ALL WEBINARS

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 

23 August 2020
08/23/2020: Monterey Peninsula-Wide Emergency Preparedness for Potential Weather Event

08/23/2020: Monterey Peninsula-Wide Emergency Preparedness for Potential Weather Event

The National Weather service has issued a red flag warning - a warning that another weather system is in the forecast that includes potential lightning storms. The warning for erratic winds, dry lightning, and possible thunderstorms is effective now through 5:00 PM, Monday, August 24 (see graphic below). NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

Red Flag Warning

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