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.
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.
Sky Lanterns Media Release California Fire Prevention Officers Association
In many cultures, sky lantern or "floating lanterns" are used to celebrate special events and festivities. These lanterns have become popular throughout our communities, but pose a serious fire threat to our homes and environment.
Please see the attached press release from the California Fire Prevention Officers Association. (
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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.