Below are some of the services and programs provided by the Richmond Fire Department. Click on the headings to learn more.

Car Seat Inspection

The Richmond Fire Department is currently not conducting car seat inspections until further notice. Thank you for your understanding!


Christmas Toy Program

The Richmond / El Cerrito Firefighters Toy Program collects and distributes new, unwrapped toys to economically disadvantaged children in the West Contra Costa County area during the holiday season.


Office of Emergency Services

The Office of Emergency Services provides emergency planning and training to citizens and businesses in the City of Richmond. Here you can find information on emergency preparedness, the Community Warning System, and much more.



During a major disaster, critical services such as fire, public works, and ambulance services will be overwhelmed. Are you prepared? Richmond Emergency Action Community Teams will provide you with free training. 


Richmond Youth Academy

The Richmond Youth Academy is a youth development and mentoring program which uses positive role models from the fire services and other professional careers to assist youth in the areas of academic achievement, community services, and self-discipline.


Safely Surrendered Baby

California passed the Safely Surrendered Baby law which established a procedure for the voluntary surrender of a baby within 72 hours of birth. Under this law parent(s) can safely surrender their baby and be protected from prosecution for child abandonment. This law makes it easier for a parent who might otherwise abandon their baby in an unsafe place. All Richmond Fire Stations are Safe Surrender Sites.