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Fire Department


Station # 131 - 175 Main St. | (209) 223-2147 || Station # 132 - 10600 Argonaut Drive | (209) 223-9039

Mission Statement

The Jackson Fire Department preserves life and property, promotes public safety and is committed to prevention, preparedness, and is response ready as an all risk fire department.


Weed Abatement Online Form

Please apply for your burn permit online by clicking: BURN PERMIT APPLICATION.

BEFORE BURNING, you must call the Burn Day Information Line at (209) 223 - 6246 to see if burning is permitted that day.

Vision Statement

Jackson Fire Department is an innovative and progressive fire department driven to provide exceptional service and education to our members and our citizens.  

Core Values

  • Service – Dedication to our Community
  • Professionalism – Honoring the Firefighter Oath
  • Integrity – Upholding moral and ethical conduct at all times
  • Respect – Embracing diversity and recognizing individual worth
  • Innovation – Taking creative risks to adapt and improve
  • Trust – Reliance on the integrity, strength and ability of our members

Community Risk Reduction

Jackson Fire Departments goal of safeguarding the community from fire and environmental hazards is achieved through programs adhering to fire regulations as dictated by the California Fire Code and the Jackson Municipal Code.

Safeguarding the community from fire and environmental hazards includes:

  • Checking plans for fire, life safety, and environmental requirements
  • Issuing fire permits
  • Conducting fire, life safety, and environmental inspections
  • Conducting fire investigations
  • Providing public education programs

Jackson Hook and Ladder Association

The Jackson Hook and Ladder Association was established to support the efforts of the Jackson Fire Department and our community


Dandelion Days

Jackson Fire Department Famous Tri-Tip Sandwiches

Join us the 3rd weekend in March of our annual Dandelion Days Street Fair where we sell our mouth-watering, secret recipe, juicy, delicious tri tip sandwiches.

Santa Patrol

Every year at Christmastime Santa makes his visit to the City of Jackson handing out candy canes and spreading Christmas cheer escorted by Jackson Fire personnel in a Vintage 1929 Studebaker.