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Reno Fire Department



Review the 2015 Fire Department Community Report

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.

Learn About

Quick Links

Engine Requests
Station Tours
Ride Along Program
Youth Firesetter Program
What to expect for a New Business License

Fire Incident or Arson Investigation Report Request Form
File a Weed Complaint
Special Use Permit Application
RFD Station 11 Community Room Use Agreement
Knox Box Applications- Now order online
Fire Services Information


News and Updates

October is Fire Safety Month!

October 4th through 10th is Fire Prevention Week.  This year's campaign is "Hear the Beep Where You Sleep."  Here are a few tips about Smoke Alarms.

hear the beep where you sleep






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 firepits.  The Reno Fire Prevention Bureau offers important tips and information in their Recreational Burning Information sheet.

Clean 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?

Important Messages and Updates


Fire Prevention Smoke Detector Installation Program Application.  

 Burn Permits are required when open burning is allowed.

Open Burning is currently CLOSED
The  Living with Fire website offers valuable tips and information for the summer months.



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