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La Mesa Fire DepartmentFire Department Overview
On January 1, 2010, the Cities of El Cajon, La Mesa, and Lemon Grove entered into a joint exercise of powers agreement for management and delivery of fire protection and emergency medical services. This management team is known as Heartland Fire & Rescue. For more information visit our administration section.

Visit us at Heartland Fire & Rescue.

La Mesa Stations

The City of La Mesa Fire Department consists of three stations housing three engine companies:

Paramedics & Other Positions
Paramedic medical transport services are provided by a private contractor through American Medical Response.

The fire department has 45 budgeted positions to provide a variety of services to the citizens of La Mesa.

Divisions
The Fire Department's budget is divided into five divisions:

Service Confusions
We do not cover Mt. Helix or the unincorporated areas of La Mesa. Please contact CAL FIRE , San Miguel Fire or County of San Diego.

Fire Department News & Updates

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Mission

The La Mesa Fire Department provides services to educate citizens and reduce the loss of life and property due to fire or other emergencies through assertive fire prevention along with prompt, efficient, effective response to all calls for service. The La Mesa Fire Department is a contributing member of the community, actively reaching out to all citizens to enhance the quality of life through public safety education and awareness.
Rick Sitta, Fire Chief, Heartland Fire and Rescue
Rick Sitta
Fire Chief
Heartland Fire & Rescue
Email

8054 Allison Avenue
La Mesa, CA 91942

Ph: 619.667.1355
Fx: 619.667.1461

Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Friday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closed Daily Between
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Calendar
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La Mesa City Hall    8130 Allison Ave.    La Mesa, CA 91942    Ph: 619.463.6611