The Fire Department protects the citizens from six stations located throughout the city. Five of these fire stations are staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, by firefighters who are prepared to handle any emergency. Fire suppression efforts are handled by four Pierce fire engines and a 105 foot Pierce aerial truck as the front-line equipment. Each apparatus is staffed with a minimum of three firefighters.
Area served: 35 square miles
Population: approx. 130,700
|Total on Duty Strength||26|
Fire Stations: 6
|Hazardous Materials Response Vehicle||1|
|Reserve Fire Engines||5|
|Reserve Ladder Trucks||2|
With all the hazardous materials being transported on today's roadway, it is frightening to imagine an accident involving one of these vehicles. Every day vehicles transport everything from pesticides to pool chemicals. If an accident were to occur in
In addition to providing emergency aid to those in need, the Visalia Fire Department is active in the prevention of fires by providing the public with fire prevention education.
It is the goal of the Visalia Fire Department to provide the highest level of service to those whose lives and property we protect.