The Stockton Fire Department's rich tradition is backed by some of the most talented individuals in the fire service. We value the history of the Stockton Fire Department, built upon the strong shoulders of our past that prepare us for the challenges of the future.
Our firefighters are guided by service to our community and a vision to provide contemporary and dynamic fire and emergency medical services to the citizens of Stockton and the fire districts we serve. Learn more about the fire services and projects that help make Stockton a great place to live and work.
Community Service with Excellence
The Stockton Fire Department is committed to providing excellent emergency and non-emergency customer service – ensuring a safe community through public education, prevention, and aggressive suppression and rescue activities.
After 38 years of volunteer service, Stockton established a fully paid professional Fire Department in 1888. The Department is led by a Fire Chief, who reports to the City Manager's Office.
Since 1976, the Stockton Fire Department has provided fire protection and emergency medical services to the Lincoln Fire District and the Eastside, adding Tuxedo-Country Club Fire Districts in 1984.
In 1992, the City agreed to also provide contractual service to the Boggs Tract Fire Protection District. All four districts have boundaries contiguous to the City of Stockton.
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This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 8/17/2023