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El Centro Fire Department Headquarters


The El Centro Fire Department is a public safety organization with a mission to protect life, property and the environment through its mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery actions. The Fire Department staffs 3 fire stations, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a minimum of 10 personnel. Each station runs 1 Paramedic Assessment Unit and cross staffs additional rescue apparatus.
ECFD is currently budgeted for 3 non-sworn staff members and 40 sworn positions. The department is currently comprised of the following :

 Fire and Emergency Medical Services

 - Fire Administration

 - Fire Prevention


 Fire Stations - 3

                Station 1 - 775 State St.

               Station 2 - 900 S. Dogwood Ave.

               Station 3 - 1910 N. Waterman Ave.
 Apparatus/Fleet Profile:
                Fire Engines - 5
                Aerial Apparatus (75' Quint) - 1
                Rescue Squad - 2
                Mobile Air Machine
                OES Urban Search and Rescue Type 2 Trailer
                Hazardous Material Response Unit (Countywide Unit)