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Reno Fire Department


Our Pledge to You

The Reno Fire Department will provide our citizens and visitors the best possible all risk emergency service in the protection of lives and property. Public health, safety and prevention education are key components of our mission. We are and will continue to be identified by our dedication and pride in outstanding customer service.

Administration Office

One East First Street, 4th Floor, Reno, NV 89501. Please call (775) 334-2300 for more information.

In Case of Emergency Dial 9-1-1.

For information on recruitment for firefighter and other positions in the Reno Fire Department, please see our Reno Fire Recruitment Information page.

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News and Updates

Fire Prevention Week - October 9-15, 2016. This year's national theme is "Don't Wait - Check the Date" as a reminder of the importance of replacing smoke detectors every 10 years. See Governor Sandoval's Proclamation supporting Fire Prevention week.

Burn Permits are required when open burning is allowed. Open Burning is currently CLOSED.

For information please see Frequently Asked Questions about Burn Permits

The Living with Fire website offers valuable tips and information for the summer months.

Automatic Aid Agreement

On September 21, 2015, the City of Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and Washoe County Commissioner's Chair Marsha Berkbigler signed a Cooperative Agreement for Automatic Aid, affecting the Reno Fire Department, Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District and the Sierra Fire Protection District. Contained in the Agreement are maps and specific guidelines of the agreement between the agencies for rendering automatic aid on fires.

Recreational Burning Information

As the weather cools, many people are still enjoying their outdoor fire pits. The Reno Fire Prevention Bureau offers important tips and information in their Recreational Burning Information sheet.


Clear Air

With the cold weather, many residents like to take advantage of using a wood stove or fireplace to burn wood or pellets to help heat their homes. Did you know that there is a Burn Code determined each day by the Washoe County Health Department based on our current air quality that tells us if we are allowed to burn?

Reno Fire Department 2015 Community Report


Download a copy of the Reno Fire 2015 Community Report

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