Kings County Fire Department

Find Kings County California fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.

Avenal State Prison Fire Department 1 Kings Way Avenal CA 93204 559-386-6089

California State Prision-Corcoran Fire Department 4001 King Avenue Corcoran CA 93212 559-992-8800

Comnav Region Soutwest Federal Fire Department 190 K St Nas Lemoore CA 93246 559-998-1705

Hanford Fire Department 350 West Grangeville Boulevard Hanford CA 93230 559-585-2545

Kings County Fire Department 280 Campus Drive Hanford CA 93230 559-582-3211

Lemoore Fire Department 210 Fox Street Lemoore CA 93245 559-924-6797

About Kings County Fire Departments

Kings County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Kings County, CA community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Kings County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Kings County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Kings County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Kings County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Kings County

Kings County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in California are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Kings County. Kings County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Kings County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Kings County, CA

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Kings County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Kings County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Kings County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Kings County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Kings County and California Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Kings County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Kings County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.