Station #9 is the main headquarters station of Redwood City. Located in downtown, the station houses many…More departments including the Administrative Staff and Fire Prevention Bureau on the third floor. Station 9 also houses the Alternate Emergency Operations Center for the City of Redwood City and the Alternate Fire Dispatch Center for San Mateo County Communications.
The first and second floors house the Suppression Crews: Engine 9, Truck 9, Breathing Support 9 and Battalion 3 that are deported in a fire emergency. Battalion 3 is the busiest Battalion Chief in San Mateo County and Truck 9 is the busiest Truck Company in the County. Engine 9 is the second busiest Engine Company in the County as well.
Out front, visitors can see a cast metal bell that was used to call volunteer fireman on duty dating back to the 1860's.
In 1982, Fire Station #2 became Fire Station #10 to align with the county-wide numbering system. It covers the largest geographical district in Redwood City and is the third business engine in San Mateo County. The district is bordered by El Camino Real to the East, Alameda de las Pulgas to the West, Woodside Road to the South and Edgewood Road to the north.
The two-story building contains four bedrooms for firefighters and includes a storage loft. The station has one in-service engine and one reserve engine. The South Zone medical supplies, distributed to Redwood City, Menlo Park, Woodside, and South County Fire, are stored at this station.
Fire Station #11 is one of four fire stations in Redwood City. It originally opened in 1952, but reopened in 2001 after seismic concerns required the building to be rebuilt. Because of its close proximity to Menlo Park and Atherton, aid is also provided by these neighboring facilities. The U.S. 101 runs through Station #11's district as well as many commercial and residential buildings and three elementary schools.
This stations has several vehicles in its fleet, including an antique Seagrave pumper used in the annual 4th of July parade and for Christmas activities such as chauffeuring Santa Clause up and down streets. It also has a water rescue used in the Port of Redwood City in the event of stranded boaters.
Fire Station #12 is the oldest fire station in Redwood City and became the fourth fire station built for the paid, not volunteer, Redwood City Fire Department. The Station has an engine and a patrol, a captain, a firefighter and a firefighter/paramedic.
The Station is graced by an impressive old black oak tree and complemented by stunning views of the South Bay.
The newest of all five stations, Fire Station #20 serves the Redwood Shores area, including the Sandpiper School and Community Center. The coverage area also includes Electronic Arts and Oracle.
The Station has one in-service engine and one reserve engine. It also has a small zodiac boat for water emergencies.
Fire Station #20 serves the Redwood Shores community.