Emergency Response Firefighter TrainingTo maintain their skills and learn new techniques, firefighters are required to complete two hours of job-specific training during each 24-hour shift. Fire ApparatusThe Fire District has a variety of different types of fire apparatus ready to respond as different types of emergency situations arise. Become a Rancho Santa Fe Firefighter / ParamedicOur agency has been at the heart of the Rancho Santa Fe community from its early days. Long ago, absent a local "city" government, the Fire District was... Volunteer Firefighter ProgramBeing a Volunteer Firefighter is a challenging and rewarding way to serve the community, gain work experience, or start a career path in the fire service. Current & Major IncidentsUpdate to date information about current large-scale incidents impacting the Fire District and archived information on past major incidents, including the Witch Creek and Bernardo Fires. Strike TeamsWhen major incidents occur, resources from outside of the county are requested to assist with firefighting efforts. These resources come in the form of a strike team or task force. North County DispatchThe North County Joint Powers Agency (NCDJPA), or more commonly referred to as NorthComm, is the emergency dispatching organization for nine local fire agencies, including Rancho Santa Fe. County Office of Emergency ServicesThe San Diego County Office of Emergency Services organizes county-wide responses to emergency situations and helps provide aid and resources to responding agencies.