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Cal Pines Fire Department 

Mailing Address:
HC4 Box 43002 Alturas CA 96101

The California Pines Fire Department is continually accepting applications! If you would like to apply, or would like more information please email  

2022 Cal Pines Fire Crew
2022 Fire Crew


California Pines Community Services District is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
Grievance Policy...pdf
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Fire District Fact Sheet

The California Pines Fire Department operates 24/7, and is staffed with 3 Certified Emergency Medical Responders/Firefighters working 24 hour shifts. Cal Pines Fire Department does go on contracted fire assignments during the busy fire season, but there is always at least 3 firefighters on duty and ready to respond to any emergency in our district. 

Do you have a current "File of Life" in your home in case of an emergency? If the answer in "No" please come by the office and we will provide your with a new one, or you can click on the link below and print one off now.

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Cal Pines Fire Department boundaries
Our District boundaries are highlighted in the red above
Take advantage of these free Family Emergency Contact Sheets, and get your household prepared for any unexpected emergency! Click the link below for an Emergency Checklist & A Familiy Emergency Plan!                                                                                                                                                                              “Reproduced from NFPA’s website, © NFPA.”


The phone number for the California Pines Fire Department is (530) 233.1151.

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Multi Agency Training at the Cal Pines Fire Dept,
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The Stone Fire August 2018
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Multi Agency Training
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Mutual Aide 2018 Grass Fire 
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When burning is permitted , the Cal Pines Fire Department is more than happy to help residents burn extra tree limbs/branches. All you need to do is get everything in a pile, call the office (530) 233.2766, and we will get it taken care of!
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Canby Volunteer Fire Department, Cal Pines Fire Dept, and the Cal Pines Volunteers at the 2015 Company Christmas Party 
Assistant Chief Ryan Sherer  showing the firefighters the in's and out's of the Burn Trailer
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Multi Agency Training 2017
Fire Truck
Training at the airstrip in Cal Pines
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Captain Justin Ulrich & Assistant Chief Ryan Sherer
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Everyone waiting in line to get a turn!
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