Welcome to Salida Fire Protection District

The Salida Fire Protection District serves the unincorporated communities of Salida and Del Rio as well as the rural area identified as Wood Colony. The District is located south of the Stanislaus River, west of McHenry Avenue, and north of Shoemake Avenue; it is adjacent to the northwesterly portion of the City of Modesto. The District is responsible for the protection of a variety of geographical areas, ranging from residential neighborhoods, commercial and industrial buildings, rural areas, State Route 99, 209, and 108 as well as the Stanislaus River. The Salida Fire Protection District covers 42 square miles and serves a population of approximately 20,000 people.

The Salida Fire Protection District has three stations: The main fire station is located at Broadway Avenue and Salida Boulevard in Salida; another fire station is located at Tully Road and Ladd Road in the Del Rio Area; and a third fire station is located at Ciccarelli Road and Toomes Road.

The Fire District is governed by a 5-member elected board under the statutory authority found in California Health & Safety Code - The Fire Protection District Law of 1987 (Health & Safety Code §13800, et seq.).