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.

RSG Ready Short

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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RSG Set Short

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

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RSG Go Short

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...

March 14, 2023

Due to HIGH volume 9-1-1 calls, please call 2-1-1 for non-emergency calls. Downed trees, wires down etc. 

Woodside Fire News

In the fire service, we treat all downed powerlines as ENERGIZED.  Downed Power Line Safety Tips ·         If you see a downed power line, move away from it and anything touching it. The ground around powe...
Beginning tomorrow and into Saturday there is an armospheric river expected. A flood watch and wind advisory have been issued. This means residents need to prepare in anticipation for more severe weather. The ground soil is already fully saturated.&n...
We’ve Changed Our Name: We are EPiCEPiC for Emergency Preparedness in Communities is the new name of the district-wide 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation CERPP. Our Board of Directors thought it was time to lighten things up and showcase the organizatio...

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...

Emergency Alert System

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.