Emergencies: Dial 9-1-1
Information: (650) 851-1594

Established 1924

Woodside Fire Protection District

Serving Woodside, Portola Valley, Emerald Hills, Ladera, Los Trancos, Skyline, Vista Verde, CA.

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Take personal responsibility and prepare long before the threat of a wildfire so your home is ready in case of a fire.

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Pack your vehicle with your emergency items. Monitor alerts and news from local media and fire department for updated information.

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Following your Action Plan protects you and helps firefighters fight the wildfire, ensuring your family's, safety.

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Woodside Fire Protection District

Woodside Fire Protection District operates three fire stations and serves a population of 25,000 with one Fire Chief, one Deputy Fire Chief,  four Battalion Chiefs, nine Fire Captains, a Fire Marshal, a Deputy Fire Marshal, 33 Firefighter and Firefighter Paramedics, a Public Education Specialist/Cerpp Coordinator, a Finance Manager, a HR/Benefits Manager and one Executive Administrator.  Staffing is divided into three, shifts with 15 personnel on each shift. Shift personnel work a 48/96 schedule.  Learn more...   

 Our Administration Office will be closed due to the PG&E power outage beginning October 9 @ 12pm

In case of emergency - water and or phone charging will be available at:

Portola Valley Town Hall - Community Center

Wednesday 12pm - 7pm  - Thursday 8am -7pm

Station 19 @ 4091 Jefferson Ave

Wednesday 12pm - 5pm  - Thursday & Friday 8am - 5pm


 PG&E is Monitoring a Severe Wind Event That Could Impact Woodside October 9th and 10th with Proactive Power Outages

PG&E has announced that it is monitoring a potentially widespread, strong and dry wind event Wednesday morning (10/9) through Thursday afternoon (10/10). PG&E is considering proactively turning off power across portions of approximately 30 northern, central, coastal and Bay Area counties, including San Mateo County

You can visit the PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff event webpage at: https://www.pge.com/en_US/safety/emergency-preparedness/natural-disaster...

Click the link to type in your address and find out if you are in an outage area. 


To prepare

  • Update your contact information at pge.com/mywildfirealerts or by calling 1-866-743-6589 during normal business hours.  PG&E will use this information to alert customers through automated calls, texts, and emails, when possible, prior to, and during, a Public Safety Power Shutoff.
  • Plan for medical needs like medications that require refrigeration or devices that need power.
  • Identify backup charging methods for phones and keep hard copies of emergency numbers.
  • Build or restock your emergency kit with flashlights, fresh batteries, first aid supplies and cash.
  • Keep in mind family members who are elderly, younger children and pets.
  • San Mateo County Public Safety Power Shutoff Map

Woodside Fire News

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Are you prepared to help family, neighbors, and your community during a disaster? Learn how to take personal responsibility by becoming proactive in your emergency preparedness.Join us for six evenings and a Saturday from 6:30-9:00 at Station 19...
Sand Bag Resources-San Mateo County / Operational AreaWoodside – Sand and bags are available in the parking lot of Town Hall, 2955 Woodside Road (Cross Street is Whiskey Hill)Portola Valley - Sand, bags and shovels at Portola Valley Town Center, by t...

Woodside  -  Portola Valley  -  Emerald Hills  -  Ladera  -  Los Trancos  -  Skyline  -  Viste Verde

Contact Us

808 Portola Rd #C
Portola Valley, CA  USA
Tel: (650) 851-1594
Fax: (650) 851-3960
For Emergencies, Dial 9-1-1

Our Mission; Vision; Values

It is the mission of the Woodside Fire Protection District to protect life, property and the environment through prevention, education, preparedness, and emergency response. Learn more...

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Visit www.smcalert.info register to receive email or SMS text alerts for emergencies and road closures in specific San Mateo County cities and neighborhoods, including Woodside Fire Protection District.