Redding Fire Dept.

The Redding Fire Department stands as a beacon of safety and service, dedicated to protecting the residents of our vibrant city. From providing burn permit information to offering emergency notifications and defensible space inspections, the Redding Fire Department is committed to ensuring the well-being of our community. – Learn More

Burn Notice:

As the seasons change, the Redding Fire Department reminds residents that dry vegetation may be burned beginning November 1, pending the official closure of Fire Season. Visit the Burn Permit page for more information on safely managing outdoor burning activities. – Learn More

Department Overview:

With a history spanning over 125 years, the Redding Fire Department is deeply rooted in the fabric of our community. Serving approximately 100,000 people within a 66-square-mile area, Redding is a full-service urban city situated in the heart of one of California’s high fire severity threat zones. Despite the challenges posed by our wildland-urban interface, the Redding Fire Department remains steadfast in its commitment to providing exceptional fire protection and emergency services to our citizens. – Learn More

Join Our Team:

Exciting opportunities await those who wish to serve their community as part of the Redding Fire Department. Led by Chief Jerrod Vanlandingham, the department is currently hiring dedicated individuals who share a passion for public safety and community service. With eight strategically placed fire stations operating 24/7, 365 days a year, and plans for expansion to better serve our eastern corridor, Redding Fire Department offers a rewarding career path for aspiring firefighters. – Learn More

Mission and Values:

At the core of the Redding Fire Department’s mission is a commitment to both emergency response and prevention. From responding to medical emergencies and fires to providing public safety education and enforcing fire codes, the dedicated team of first responders works tirelessly to keep the community safe. Collaborating with regional partners in fire, EMS, and law enforcement, they strive to foster a culture of preparedness and resilience in the face of adversity. – Learn More

Support Our Cause:

As stewards of public safety, the Redding Fire Department welcomes support from the community. Whether through donations for the Redding Fire Department Memorial Park or participation in public safety education programs, every contribution helps strengthen their ability to serve and protect. – Learn More

Stay Connected:

For the latest news and updates from the Redding Fire Department, visit their website and follow them on social media (@reddingfire). Together, we can build a safer, stronger community for generations to come.