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Central County Fire Department

Fire services in the Town of Hillsborough are provided by Central County Fire Department, with business address at 1399 Rollins Road, Burlingame, California, 94010. On April 20, 2004, the City Councils of the Town of Hillsborough and the City of Burlingame approved a Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) merging their respective fire departments and creating the Central County Fire Department. The new department shall be governed by a board consisting of two councilmembers from each agency. The Executive Officer of the Department shall be one of the City Managers who will alternately serve a two-year term. The Executive Officer, in turn, appoints the Fire Chief.

Visit the Central County Fire Department website.

Board Members and Officials

  • Burlingame Councilmember, Michael Brownrigg, Chair
  • Hillsborough Councilmember, Marie Chuang, Vice Chair
  • Hillsborough Mayor, Jess E. Benton
  • Burlingame Councilmember, Ann Keighran
  • Jean B. Savaree, Aaronson, Dickerson, Cohn & Lanzone, Legal Counsel 
  • Hillsborough City Manager Randy Schwartz, Chief Administrative Officer

4 engine companies and 1 truck company. Click here for an Organizational Chart.

  • Engine 32 at 330 Ascot Road, Hillsborough
  • Engine 33 at 835 Chateau Drive, Hillsborough
  • Engine 34 and Truck 34 at 799 California Drive, Burlingame
  • Engine 35 at 2832 Hillside Drive, Burlingame

    Fire Prevention Services are offered at 1399 Rollins Road, Burlingame,CA 94010. Fire Prevention calls should be directed at 650-558-7615.

Main office number - (650) 558-7600. Fax - (650) 344-9950

In the event of an emergency, please call 911 or (650) 368-1421.

For non-emergency matters, please call (650) 558-7600.
Children and Fire
Prevent Youth Firesetting:

Central County Fire Department has a Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Program for our community. This program was developed to provide an opportunity for families to work with our fire department and address any concerns with their children and fire. Our program includes conversations with the child and/or family in order to assess risk level and providing a successful educational component.


Carbon Monoxide Safety
Carbon monoxide (CO) is often referred to as "the silent killer".  CO is a colorless, tasteless and odorless gas which can derive from sources such as gas stoves, water heaters, fireplaces, gas or oil furnances, and car exhaust fumes. 

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