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Reporting Storm Related Damage

The County of San Diego requests your assistance in collecting flood information throughout the region.  If you have experienced significant flood damage, please complete the following "Damages Resulting From Disasters" form found at: 

Please note: This is not an application for assistance.  This form will be used to gain a better understanding of the scope of flood damage countywide.


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Escondido Fire Department

The Escondido Fire Department provides fire protection and emergency medical services to the citizens of Escondido and Rincon del Diablo Fire Protection District.

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Escondido Fire Department

Fire Administration offices are located at the Police and Fire Headquarters at 1163 North Centre City Parkway.

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Escondido Fire Department

75% of structure fires occur in the home. Most of these fires could have been prevented.

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Escondido Fire Department

The CERT Program teaches community members to become better prepared for emergencies.

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Escondido Fire Department

The Escondido Fire Department Explorer Post is open to youth ages 15–21 years.

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The Escondido Fire Department is committed to serving the public and to safeguarding the community from the impact of fire, medical, and environmental emergencies through:

  • Education
  • Emergency services
  • Enforcement

The information on this Web site has been designed to help you, whether you wish to learn more about our department and the way it operates or how to prevent fires and protect yourself in a variety of life and property-threatening situations. We hope that you will find it easy to use and the information beneficial.

Russ Knowles
Escondido Fire Chief

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