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Fire Department
The firefighting professionals and staff of the Turlock Fire Department (TFD) are proud to serve the citizens of the City of Turlock in Stanislaus County. Turlock is geographically located in the center of the San Joaquin Valley of California. It is the second largest City in Stanislaus County and is located along the Highway 99 corridor.

Responding to approximately 7,000 calls for service each year (from 4 Fire Stations), TFD is a high-performance fire department. In terms of critical infrastructure, TFD is the emergency service provider for a number of high-hazard occupancies, including commercial processing facilities; 1 hospital with an emergency department; the Stanislaus County Fair Grounds; and California State University Stanislaus, with a student population of more than 9,000 on a 228-acre campus.

Information about working as a firefighter in Turlock, our explorer program, and how to join us for a ride along.

Services we offer, including smoke detector changes, home safety inspections, station tours, school site presentations, incident reports, and bike licensing.

We partner with American Safety Health Institute to offer CPR classes. Find out when and where we are offering a CPR class.

Learn how to be ready to keep you and your family safe in the event of a fire.

Information for those opening or running a business or developing in Turlock.

Learn about our history, how we are structured, our service statistics, our other operations, and our Santa truck tours every December.
On Social Media

Turlock Fire Department assisted with the Every 15 Minutes Program today for Turlock High.
Turlock High School California Highway Patrol #Turlock #Every15minutes #TFD
Posted on Facebook today

The Turlock Fire Department continues to train on the use of our new Scott SCBAs and Rapid Intervention Crew packs. These new SCBAs will go into service by April 1. #Turlock #TFD #Scottsafety
Posted on Facebook 3 days ago


Yellow Ribbons to Commemorate Vietnam Veterans Day
Mayor and City to Honor those who served

Tying distinctive yellow ribbons around the historic war cannon in Central Park will be a focus of the 2017 Vietnam Veterans Day ceremony in Turlock. Mayor Gary Sois...
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Posted on Facebook 3 days ago


S. Berkeley Ave. is CLOSED between Alpha and Little. Turlock Irrigation District is On-scene making repairs to a damaged power pole due to an earlier accident. Please Avoid the Area. #TID #Turlock
Posted on Facebook 3 days ago

Turlock Fire on-scene of a Vehicle into a Power pole in the 700 block of S. Berkeley Ave. Berkeley Ave CLOSED between Alpha & Little St. Pleased Avoid the Area. #Turlock #TFD
Posted on Facebook 3 days ago

Turlock Firefighters have been training on Elevator Rescues this week.
TFD gets called to people trapped in Elevators frequently. This refresher training covers a variety of methods on how to reset elevators & gain access to elevator cars. #Turlock #TFD
Posted on Facebook 4 days ago

The Turlock Fire Department would like to Congratulate our newest Captain - Captain Kevin Tidwell.

Captain Tidwell is a 10 year veteran of the Department and was promoted officially yesterday during a Promotional Badge Pinning Ceremony. #TFD #Turlock
Posted on Facebook 5 days ago

*Location Change*
Posted on Facebook 6 days ago

The Mayor's STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS will be held on March 22, 2017 at the Public Safety Facility. #TFD #CityofTurlock #Turlock
Posted on Facebook 8 days ago

TFD dispatches 2 engine companies to every reported gas leak.
While always hazardous, but many times routine, gas leaks can become ultra hazardous to citizens and firefighters. With this new Natural gas monitor we will further enhance our ability to respond to and diagnose gas...
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Posted on Facebook 9 days ago

Turlock Fire Department 2016: A Year in Review. #TFD #Turlock
Posted on Facebook 9 days ago

Happy St. Patrick's Day! #turlock #TFD #Stpatricksday
Posted on Facebook 11 days ago

Turlock Fire responding to a Working Structure Fire on Park St. #TFD #turlock
Posted on Facebook 11 days ago

Turlock Fire Department's 2016 Year in Review Video. #turlock #TFD

Posted on Facebook 13 days ago

Turlock Fire 2016: A Year in Review
A look at the Turlock Fire Department in 2016. Music: "You're a Soldier Now" - Steve Jablonsky
Posted on Youtube 13 days ago

The Turlock Fire Department will be presenting our 2016 Annual Report to the Turlock City Council tonight.

The meeting starts at 6:00pm and can be Live-Streamed at the following Link:
https://m.youtube.com/user/CityOfTurlock #turlock
Posted on Facebook 13 days ago

Turlock Fire reminds you to Clean Your Dryer Lint Filter every time you start a load of laundry. #Turlock #TFD
Posted on Facebook 15 days ago

Last night, Turlock Moose Lodge #1679 honored Turlock Fire Department's 2016 Firefighter of the Year - Casey Cockrell and Customer Service Award Recipient- Steven Kramer. #Turlock #TFD #TurlockMooseLodge
Posted on Facebook 16 days ago

Don't forget to Set your Clocks and Check your Smoke Detectors! #turlock
Posted on Facebook 16 days ago

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