Foster City Fire Department History
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Foster City Fire Department History

Foster City Fire is a relatively "young" department, having been formed in 1965 before Foster City itself was officially incorporated in 1971.

The Department originally operated as a Public Safety Department with all personnel performing both Police and Fire functions. In 1976, the Police and Fire Divisions separated and personnel became dedicated to a single function, police or fire, though both Divisions continued to be administered by a single Public Safety Chief.It was not until 1981 that Police and Fire became separate and distinct Departments under separate executive management.

City Hall - 610 Foster City Blvd.
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 286-3200