Fire Department

To Serve our community in the best way possible with the resources available to us

Our Vision is to accomplish our mission by delivering exceptional Public Education and Fire Prevention Programs, as well as maintaining an effective state of readiness to respond and render fire and emergency services to our citizens.

Operations

The Marysville Fire Department proudly serves approximately 12,000 residents in the City of Marysville and services approximately 85 square miles of the unincorporated areas of Hallwood and District 10.

 

The Marysville Fire Department operates out of one fire station, maintains approximately 9 pieces of equipment, 12 line suppression staff, 1 Fire Inspector, 1 Fire Chief and 1 Administrative Assistant. and 12 reserve members.  The department works a 48/96 shift with 4 line suppression staff on duty per day that staff one engine.  We also have an Intern program in collaboration with local colleges and Fire Academies.  Emergency calls for service have been on the increase for the past three years and in 2020, the department responded to 3,968 calls for service, of which 68% were medical aids.

 

The department operates specialized apparatus including; a 105-foot Aerial Quint Ladder Truck, 3,000 gallon Water Tender, and a Hazardous Material Response Vehicle which services Yuba and Sutter Counties. The department is active in local Mutual Aid agreements and receives and provides Mutual Aid to all area departments.  The department also participates in the Statewide Mutual Aid Plan and deploys as part of a local agency Strike Team on numerous occasions throughout California each year.  We are active in various working groups including the Yuba-Sutter Hazardous Materials Team (YSHMRT), The Yuba-Sutter Training Officers, and the Yuba College Fire Academy.

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Ron Karlen, Fire Chief

107 9th Street

Marysville, CA  95901

530-741-6622

rkarlen@marysville.ca.us

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