Staff works out of two primary fire stations: Fire Station
1 is located at 28234 Lilac Road. It is the District Headquarters
and houses a Paramedic Fire Engine, Mercy Paramedic Ambulance,
Battalion Chief, Fire Marshal, CERT Office, District Administrator,
District Administrative Staff and the Fire Chief.
Fire Station 2 is located at 28205 N. Lake Wohlford Road next
to the Valley Center Sheriff’s Department Substation. It houses
a Paramedic Fire Engine and Paramedic Rescue Squad.
Medical Responses from each Fire Station are generally supported
by a minimum of 5 personnel. 1 Fire Captain, 1 Fire Engineer,
2 Firefighter Paramedics and 1 Firefighter EMT respond as
a highly trained team to provide advanced life support care
on every response with Mercy Ambulance and Valley Center Fire
providing advanced life support care and transport.
Rescues, Hazardous Material and Special Incident responses
are generally supported by a minimum of 17 personnel. This
constitutes our effective firefighting force on an initial
dispatch and consists of: 1 Chief Officer, 3 Fire Engines,
1 Ladder Truck, 1 Rescue Squad and 1 Mercy Paramedic Ambulance.
Center Fire Protection District enjoys a great working relationship
with our neighboring Municipal and Tribal Fire Agencies. This
provides Automatic and Mutual Aid coverage in the event of
multiple 9-11 calls in our response area and provides like
assets to mitigate all hazards and risks to our community.
Valley Center Fire Protection District responds in kind when
our neighbors need assistance through the same shared agreements.
services are provided to our community through an exceptional
working and contractual relationship with Mercy Ambulance.
Together, through a public private partnership we provide
Advanced Life Support Paramedic Treatment and Transport to
the Valley Center Paramedic Service Area. Both public and
private agencies have a common goal of providing the highest
level of patient care while delivering exceptional service
through shared core values of Loyalty, Integrity and Trust.
We pride ourselves in providing this service by utilizing
this innovative method of fiscal responsibility.
rural areas of the county, including the Valley Center Fire
Protection District, the special needs of pets and other large
Animals are of significant concern during fires and other
emergencies. The County of San Diego Department of Animal
Services Valley Center Disaster Animal Response Team (DAS
VC DART) was established to aid the community in providing
for the safety of our large and small domestic pets and livestock
in emergency situations. DAS VC DART is an all volunteer organization...
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that most shelters do not accept animals of any kind, and
large animals pose unique challenges related to safety and
location. You may want to consider these special needs in
your emergency plans.
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