Welcome to the City of Mountain View
The Mountain View Fire Department was founded on April 1, 1874 as a volunteer fire brigade. Today, the Mountain View Fire Department provides services to 71,000 residents in a 12 square mile area and responds to over 4,800 calls each year.
The Department operates out of five stations with five engine companies; one rescue unit, one ladder truck, and one HAZ MAT unit with 86 full-time personnel, including Suppression Division, Fire & Environmental Protection Division, and Administrative Division employees.
The Department delivers fire suppression and rescue response, hazard prevention and education, and disaster preparedness, with a minimum on-duty daily staffing of 21 personnel.
A firefighter/paramedic is on each of the Department's five engines.