Fire Department Responses
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Fire Department Responses
Foster City Chamber of Commerce

Community Safety makes Foster City a great place to live, work and play!

Foster City Fire Department has an average response time of approximately 4 minutes in town, compared to the required 7 minute maximum contractual response for medical calls.  The Fire Department has a Class 2 rating from the Insurance Services Office. Fewer than 1% of Departments in the nation have this excellent rating. Learn more about the Fire Department's ISO rating and what that means for you!


In 2014, the Fire Department responded to 2,243 calls for service.



The Fire Department responds from one centrally-located station with two fire engines. A truck staffed by Foster City personnel and a shared Battalion Chief are housed just over the border in San Mateo. There is a low incidence of fire and quick and responsive level of service provided by all staff.

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