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Service With Pride, Commitment, and Compassion


Take a look at our different types of apparatus including engines, rescue units, brush trucks, aerial ladder truck, and special purpose apparatus. View the listing and photos of all our apparatus.

Carson Dispatch

Carson City Dispatch Center is responsible for receiving and disseminating all calls for service, both emergency and non-emergency. Our dispatchers are employees of the Sheriff's Office and provide dispatching services for public safety agencies in Carson City.

Fire-EMS Links

Many individuals and organizations world-wide dedicate themselves to fire prevention, emergency medical service, and disaster preparedness. Here are some of the many resources on the World Wide Web from which to draw useful information.

Firefighters Association

The Carson City Firefighters Association Local #2251 of the International Association of Fire Fighters represents firefighters and paramedics of the Carson City Fire Department. This is a member-oriented page that provides information on programs, procedures, training, among others. Union members - check it out!

Fire Stations

Carson City is served by three fire stations, each operating within a specific geographic fire district. Station 1, built in 1995, serves the central part of the city. Stations 2 and 3 were built in 1974 and provide service to the northern and southern parts of the city, respectively.


The heritage of the Carson City Fire Department dates to 1863. From 1863 to 1964, the fire department was all volunteer in nature. In 1964, the department converted to a mix of volunteers and paid firefighters. The Carson City Fire Department traces its roots back to the time of America's Civil War with the formation of Warren Engine Company No. 1. Read all about it and view interesting photos tracing the evolution of our department.

Image Gallery

These images demonstrate the Carson City Fire Department in action, whether fighting or investigating a fire, providing emergency medical service, or providing fire prevention and safety training to the community.

Nevada Fire Online

Nevada has several fire departments and fire service agencies online.

News Clippings

From time to time articles related to fire safety, emergency medical services, and fire incidents appear in local news publications. This page lets you read each article.

Our Patches

We are in the patch trading business! We have a large collection and are willing to swap ours for yours. If you or your Fire Department wish to trade patches or purchase one of ours, drop us a letter or an e-mail. A must for patch traders!


Our employees are our number one resource. Their dedication, diligence, and hard work are the essential ingredients of providing effective, efficient protection of life, property, and the environment of Carson City.

The Safety Corner

Welcome to The Safety Corner, your starting place for finding handy information on fire safety practices and some tips you can follow if you find yourself in an emergency situation.

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