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Foresthill Fire Protection District Company Information

  • Yuba City
  • 95993
  • California
  • United States

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The Foresthill Fire Protection District (FFPD) was created in April of 1946, after over 15 years of service by the Foresthill Volunteer Fire Department. The District exists to provide local services relating to the Protection of Lives and Property of the community members as well as visitors to the Foresthill area. Located in the rural foothills of Placer County, east of Interstate 80, the Foresthill Fire Protection District provides all risk fire protection services including advanced life support and ambulance transport. The 89 square mile fire district is home to over 6000 residents with nearly 3000 homes and 60 commercial properties. The District also provides advanced life support ambulance transport services, rescue services, and wildland fire response, to an expansive area of the US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management lands through auto aid agreements and contract. The auto aid and contract areas account for an additional 411 square miles for a total coverage area of approximately 500 square miles. The District provides fire protection, Advanced Life Support (ALS) transport ambulance service, rescue services, and other services relating to the protection of lives and property within our jurisdictional boundaries, as well as aiding neighbouring communities when a need arises. The District is governed by a five-member Board of Directors (Board) elected by the general population residing within the district boundaries. Board members are elected for staggering four-year terms. The District has a part-time (20 hours per week) Fire Chief and two part-time (10 hour per week) Assistant Chiefs. The Fire Chief operates the District with one (1) Full-time Business Manager, one (1) part-time (8 hour per week) Administrative Assistant, three (3) Full-time Fire Captains, three (3) Full-time Engineers, five (5) full time firefighters and a variable number of part-time paid Firefighter Paramedics, and part-time Firefighter EMT's. The District operates 2 fire stations staffed with 2 personnel at each station and maintains Advanced Life Support Ambulance service. During calendar year 2019, the Fire District responded to over 700 emergency calls, with the largest percentage of these as requests for medical services. Population 6,900 people and nearly 3,000 residential structures Current Insurance Services Office (ISO) Rating is 3/3Y Area Covered - 89 Square Miles Fire and nearly 500 Square Miles for Ambulance Transportation

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