Fire Department
The firefighting professionals and staff of the Turlock Fire Department (TFD) are proud to serve the citizens of the City of Turlock in Stanislaus County. Turlock is geographically located in the center of the San Joaquin Valley of California. It is the second largest City in Stanislaus County and is located along the Highway 99 corridor.

Responding to approximately 7,000 calls for service each year (from 4 Fire Stations), TFD is a high-performance fire department. In terms of critical infrastructure, TFD is the emergency service provider for a number of high-hazard occupancies, including commercial processing facilities; 1 hospital with an emergency department; the Stanislaus County Fair Grounds; and California State University Stanislaus, with a student population of more than 9,000 on a 228-acre campus.
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JOIN OUR TEAM
Information about working as a firefighter in Turlock, our explorer program, and how to join us for a ride along.

SERVICES
Services we offer, including smoke detector changes, home safety inspections, station tours, school site presentations, incident reports, and bike licensing.

CPR CLASSES
We partner with American Safety Health Institute to offer CPR classes. Find out when and where we are offering a CPR class.

SAFETY & FIRE PREPAREDNESS
Learn how to be ready to keep you and your family safe in the event of a fire.

BUSINESSES & DEVELOPERS
Information for those opening or running a business or developing in Turlock.

ABOUT US
Learn about our history, how we are structured, our service statistics, our other operations, and our Santa truck tours every December.

SANTA TRUCK
Our Santa truck tours every December.
On Social Media

Congratulations TFD Recruit Academy 21-1. Welcome to the Turlock Fire Family! #Turlock #TurlockFire #TFD21_1

Posted on Twitter 3 days ago

Congratulations TFD Recruit Academy 21-1. Welcome to the Turlock Fire Family! #Turlock #TurlockFire #TFD21_1
Posted on Facebook 4 days ago

Yesterday at approximately 8:47 pm all Turlock Fire units were dispatched to a working commercial structure fire in the 300 block of B St. Upon arrival, units found a warehouse with heavy fire involvement. Additional resources included 2 engines, 1 truck, and 1 BC from our county resource partners(MCST). Fire crews stayed on scene for an extended period of time performing suppression activities. Turlock Rural Fire Department covered the city during the fire. Photo credit - retired Turlock Fire Captain Scott Wejmar. #Turlock #TurlockFire
Posted on Facebook 5 days ago

Turlock Fire Department is on scene of a working commercial structure fire in the 300 block of B St. Please use caution in the area.

Posted on Twitter 5 days ago

Turlock Fire Department is on scene of a working commercial structure fire in the 300 block of B St. Please use caution in the area.
Posted on Facebook 6 days ago

Yesterday at approximately 9:22 pm all Turlock Fire units were dispatched to a working commercial structure fire in the 400 block of S. First St. Upon arrival, units found a warehouse with heavy fire involvement. Additional resources included 2 Type I engines, 1- Truck, and 1- BC from our county resource partners(MCST). Fire crews stayed on scene for an extended period of time performing suppression activities. Turlock Rural covered the city during the duration of the fire.
Posted on Facebook 6 days ago

The Turlock Fire Department would like to congratulate Captain Matt Horn on his retirement and thank him for his 30 years of service to the City of Turlock. Captain Horn started with the Turlock Fire Department in 1991 as a Reserve Firefighter and station sleeper. Captain Horn was hired as a full-time Engineer with the Turlock Fire Department in 1993 and promoted to his current rank of Fire Captain in 2006. Throughout his career Captain Horn has been involved in many programs and specialties which include Explorer Coordinator, PPE Coordinator, Rescue Team member, Union President, and integral part of the Squad program. Join us in wishing Captain Matt Horn a happy and healthy retirement. #Turlock #TurlockFire
Posted on Facebook 13 days ago



Posted on Twitter 16 days ago

StanEmergency March 31 at 7:00 PM Beginning Thursday, April 1st, eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine will expand to all Stanislaus County residents aged 16 and over. Individuals age 16 or older who reside in another county but work in Stanislaus County can get vaccinated if they identify in the following sectors: 🟢Healthcare 🟢Education and Childcare 🟢Food and Agriculture 🟢Emergency Services 🟢Public Transit 🟢Janitorial Please visit www.schsa.org/coronavirus/vaccine/ for clinic schedule and other eligibility-related information.
Posted on Facebook 16 days ago
Posted on Facebook 18 days ago

TFD Recruit Academy 21-1 finishes week four today. This week they trained on ladders, ventilation, Radios, and RIC. #Turlock #TurlockFire #TFD21_1

Posted on Twitter 21 days ago

TFD Recruit Academy 21-1 finishes week four today. This week they trained on ladders, ventilation, Radios, and RIC. #Turlock #TurlockFire #TFD21_1
Posted on Facebook 21 days ago

In recognition of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, Turlock Fire is recognizing and celebrating the women of the department. While there are currently no female line personnel, Fire Administration and Neighborhood Services are primarily comprised of women who manage and direct various components of the department. So here is our shout out to Yesenia, Gracie, Vanessa, Christi, and Julie! The ladies of Turlock Fire! Thank you for all you do for us behind the scenes and for our community! #Turlock #TurlockFire
Posted on Facebook 23 days ago

StanEmergency March 24 at 1:00 AM Get Vaccinated! It's safe, effective, and free. *Clinics for March 24,2021 - Turlock * Additional Clinic information for the week 3.22.2021 is available at http://schsa.org/coronavirus/vaccine/ Type of vaccine available at the clinic is subject to change due to limited supply. Appointments will be available through myturn.ca.gov 48 hours ahead of clinic opens. Sign up at or call (833) 422-4255 to find out if it's your turn. If you're eligible, you can schedule an appointment, or register to be notified when one is available. If you do not live or work in Stanislaus County, you will get turned away. Please visit schsa.org or call 209-558-7535 to find out who can get vaccinated in Stanislaus County. Anyone under the age of 18 will need a Parent or Legal Guardian present. If you reside in a different county but work in Stanislaus County, you may be eligible to receive the vaccine if your job falls under an eligible sector.
Posted on Facebook 24 days ago

StanEmergency March 24 at 1:00 AM Get Vaccinated! It's safe, effective, and free. *Clinics for March 24,2021 - Turlock * Additional Clinic information for the week 3.22.2021 is available at http://schsa.org/coronavirus/vaccine/ Type of vaccine available at the clinic is subject to change due to limited supply. Appointments will be available through myturn.ca.gov 48 hours ahead of clinic opens. Sign up at or call (833) 422-4255 to find out if it's your turn. If you're eligible, you can schedule an appointment, or register to be notified when one is available. If you do not live or work in Stanislaus County, you will get turned away. Please visit schsa.org or call 209-558-7535 to find out who can get vaccinated in Stanislaus County. Anyone under the age of 18 will need a Parent or Legal Guardian present. If you reside in a different county but work in Stanislaus County, you may be eligible to receive the vaccine if your job falls under an eligible sector.
Posted on Facebook 24 days ago





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