fire chief Dave McQuead
Welcome to the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District’s website.
Our purpose and passion is to serve you.
As the Fire Chief, I am honored for the opportunity to serve and represent the fine members of the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District. Our mission is to protect life, property, and environment. We are an amazing team of highly trained, prepared, and experienced professionals who serve you through emergency response, education, community involvement, fire and safety inspections, and plan review to ensure your safety.
Our organization is anchored to the core values of Leadership, Pride, Appreciation, Teamwork, Sense of Duty and Family.
Our website is designed to provide you key information about the Fire District, district operations, and valuable tips to prevent fires, to protect life and property from threatening situations. Please find forms, documents, and contacts to assist you with any business you may have with the Fire District.
We are your Fire Protection District. We are here to serve and protect you.
Dave McQuead, Fire Chief
Board of directors
The Board of Directors has the responsibility to establish policies and guidelines for the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District that may exceed County ordinances. The Board meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. Meetings are held in the Board Community Room located at 18027 Calle Ambiente (Administrative Offices). The publicly-elected members serve 4 year terms and elections are held in conjunction with County general elections.