For more than a century, the Cosumnes Fire Department has proudly provided the finest in emergency mitigation and fire prevention services to the citizens and visitors of Elk Grove, Galt, and the surrounding communities.
Personnel & Stations
175 personnel (174 full-time and 1 part-time)
8 Fire Stations
Headquarters Administration Facility
Fleet Maintenance Facility
The Department responded to 18,592 incidents in 2016, an 8.2% increase from 2015.
Engines & Fleet
Fire-rescue operations are provided by:
1 aerial ladder truck company
1 Battalion Chief
6 rescue ambulance units
8 advanced life support (ALS) engine companies
There are additional apparatus devoted to wildland fire, swiftwater rescue, confined space rescue, and mass casualty incidents. Fire prevention services, including new construction plan reviews, construction inspections, arson investigation, and fire code enforcement are provided as well.
The Cosumnes Fire Department covers a growing, diversified, and dynamic area of southern Sacramento County covering more than 157 square miles and a population of more than 185,000.
As the District continues to change in the coming years, the Fire Department will continue to adapt to meet the needs of the community it serves. The dedicated men and women of this Department are committed to providing extraordinary service to their community through prevention, preparedness, and emergency response, and strive to exceed expectations at all times. Through training, efficient operations, public education and outreach, effective fire prevention, and commitment to our mission, we are prepared to meet the needs of the District we serve.
The Cosumnes Fire Department is divided into 7 divisions: