Welcome - Chief's Message

Thank you for visiting the City of Escondido Fire Department website! The Escondido Fire Department has proudly served the community of Escondido for over 134 years, “Providing Legendary Service”. This site is one of many ways in which we are involved with the community and we hope you find the site useful.  

Our staff members pride themselves on aligning with our four core values; Duty, Courage, Honor and Pride. We are grateful for the partnerships we have within the community and we will continue to strive every day to meet the needs of the citizens and visitors of this fine City.



John Tenger

Fire Chief