News and Events

It’s not too late to be a hero

  • December 30th, 2016

As we get ready to celebrate the holidays with family and friends, our first responders are working around to clock to protect the citizens and property of San Diego and the surrounding region. The [...]

Firefighters, Runners and a complimentary beach sunrise

  • December 30th, 2016

San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation is an official charity partner of the 2017 Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon and Half Marathon . We’re excited to be hosting one of the water stations on the course [...]

Tis’ the Season to Renew Your Commitment

  • December 23rd, 2015

#GivingTuesday (December 1) is right around the corner. Don’t forget to make a gift to the San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation. With a couple of clicks, you will be making spirits bright for our [...]

Mission Valley Gets New Fire Station

  • December 23rd, 2015

Mayor Kevin Faulconer and San Diego city officials recently celebrated the grand opening of Fire Station 45 in Mission Valley.

After nine years in a temporary fire station, the two-story, $11.1 million building will be [...]

SDFD Welcomes New Fire Chief

  • December 23rd, 2015

On November 12, 2015, Brian Fennessy was sworn in as San Diego’s 17th Fire Chief. Chief Fennessy, who succeeds the retired Javier Mainar, has 38 years of firefighting experience in both the wildland and [...]

30 Seconds Can Save A Life – Support Our Firefighters

  • December 23rd, 2015

We are excited to announce that we just launched a personal escape system (PES) fundraising campaign. These necessary escape systems provide firefighters the ability to exit through an upper floor window in less than [...]

July Newsletter: 30 seconds will save a life

  • August 31st, 2015

It’s late and one of San Diego’s finest is fighting a fire on an upper level floor of a multiple-story building. It’s very hot and it’s time to exit, but the entrance is blocked. [...]

Fire Prevention Week Safety Fair

  • August 31st, 2015

National Fire Prevention Week is coming and we’re excited to be partnering with the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department and San Diego Gas & Electric again. This year our Fire Prevention Week Safety Fair will [...]