Fire Department
The firefighting professionals and staff of the Turlock Fire Department (TFD) are proud to serve the citizens of the City of Turlock in Stanislaus County. Turlock is geographically located in the center of the San Joaquin Valley of California. It is the second largest City in Stanislaus County and is located along the Highway 99 corridor.

Responding to approximately 7,000 calls for service each year (from 4 Fire Stations), TFD is a high-performance fire department. In terms of critical infrastructure, TFD is the emergency service provider for a number of high-hazard occupancies, including commercial processing facilities; 1 hospital with an emergency department; the Stanislaus County Fair Grounds; and California State University Stanislaus, with a student population of more than 9,000 on a 228-acre campus.
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Information about working as a firefighter in Turlock, our explorer program, and how to join us for a ride along.

Services we offer, including smoke detector changes, home safety inspections, station tours, school site presentations, incident reports, and bike licensing.

We partner with American Safety Health Institute to offer CPR classes. Find out when and where we are offering a CPR class.

Learn how to be ready to keep you and your family safe in the event of a fire.

Information for those opening or running a business or developing in Turlock.

Learn about our history, how we are structured, our service statistics, our other operations, and our Santa truck tours every December.

Our Santa truck tours every December.
On Social Media

The Turlock Fire Department would like to congratulate Captain Frank Saldivar on his retirement. Captain Saldivar worked in the fire service for 40 years of which 32 of those years he spent serving the City of Turlock.

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Yesterday evening, the Turlock City Council along with Turlock Fire Department administration presented a proclamation about the upcoming Fire Prevention Week. October 8th - 14th is fire prevention week.

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Join the Turlock Fire Department at our annual open house!
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Yesterday, Turlock Fire Department was called to assist in getting a cat out of a tree. The cat had recently surgery and had been in the tree for 3 days. Firefighters were able to retrieve the cat and safely return it to the owner.

Posted on Facebook 16 days ago

The Turlock Fire Department would like to thank @naomi.theagent for bringing energy drinks and appreciation cards by all of our stations.
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Today, at approximately 4:56 pm, all Turlock Fire units responded to a working structure fire in the 900 block of Souza St. First arriving crews found smoke and flames coming from the second story of a barn. Crews brought the fire under control within 30 minutes.

Posted on Facebook 19 days ago

This morning, Turlock Fire Department held a moment of silence as we honored those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

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Save the date for our upcoming open house. Please join us on Saturday October 14th for our annual open house. More to come.

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Last night, at approximately 10:12 pm, Turlock fire department responded to the report of a vehicle fire in the 1100 block of Colorado Ave. While responding, the call was upgraded to a potential structure fire due to reports of the carport on fire as well.

Posted on Facebook 27 days ago

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