The City’s administrative offices in City Hall, the San Rafael Public Library, and the City’s community centers will be closed on Thursday November 23 through Friday November 24 in observance of the holiday. 24-hour operations will remain in effect for the Police and Fire Departments.
Fire Truck at Station 51

Fire Department


Fire Chief Christopher Gray
All Fire Stations are Fully Operational 24/7, for emergencies call 9-1-1

Administrative Office (415) 485-3304 Non-Emergency Dispatch (415) 472-0911
Administrative Office:
1600 Los Gamos Drive
Suite 345
San Rafael, CA 94903

Monday - Friday: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed
Emergency Response: 24/7

Fire Plan Checking
Tuesdays & Thursdays
1400 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor
Building Department
8:30 – 11:45 a.m.

Since 1874, we have been here for you, the community.  Our Mission is to help, delivering exceptional public service from seven San Rafael neighborhood fire stations.

Delivery of fire and rescue services is serious business and as such, we strive to provide the best public fire services available; a service that is capable, compassionate, predictable and sustainable.

If you are a firefighter candidate, please see our Firefighter Candidate Information document.

Check out our McDonald's ad, filmed at Station 51!

SMART has started service in San Rafael. Be Track Smart.

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