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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Information about working as a firefighter in Turlock, our explorer program, and how to join us for a ride along.

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

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

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

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

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

Our Santa truck tours every December.
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This morning at approximately 0947 hours all Turlock Fire units were dispatched to a working structure fire in the Main x Washington area. First arriving crews found heavy fire throughout most of the house.

Posted on Facebook 5 days ago

Earlier today the Turlock Fire Department had a visitor from a hungry little puppy that happened to get his head stuck in a can of food. Fortunately, we were able to free the puppy who was not injured.

Posted on Facebook 6 days ago

Happy Mother's Day from the Turlock Fire Department! #Turlock #TurlockFire

Posted on Twitter 14 days ago

Happy Mother’s Day from the Turlock Fire Department!

Posted on Facebook 14 days ago

This afternoon at approximately 4:11 pm multiple Turlock Fire units responded to a vehicle vs train at the railroad crossing at Taylor. Due to the location there were multiple agencies on scene from the county as well.

Posted on Facebook 19 days ago

Earlier this afternoon at approximately 3:11 pm Turlock Fire units responded to a grass fire along South bound HWY 99 at the Linwood over crossing. First arriving crews found a grass fire that had extended into an RV. Smoke from the fire made visibility on South bound HWY99 difficult until crews got the fire under control.

Posted on Facebook 19 days ago

Turlock Fire Department is currently covering Modesto station 15 in Ceres as many resources throughout the county are committed to a large vegetation fire in the Modesto area along the Tuolumne River

Posted on Facebook 20 days ago

Happy Administrative Professionals Day! The Turlock Fire Department would like to thank some of our most valued employees for their hard work and dedication.

Posted on Facebook 25 days ago

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