DO NOT call 911 just see if a fire is burning in the Shingletown area. Unnecessary 911 calls take dispatchers away from dealing with emergencies. Use 911 to report fires when you can see smoke or flames. Be able to tell emergency dispatchers - to the best of your ability - the location of where you see smoke or flames.. Please do not call CAL FIRE in Shingletown. Again, this can interfere with their ability to respond to emergencies.
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Shingletown Vol. Fire Dept.
P.O. Box 266
31990 Hwy 44
Shingletown CA 96088
In case of fire or medical emergency you need to have a reflective address sign. There has been delays in responses due to not being able to find the location. Please click here and fill out the contact form, hit submit and it will be forwarded to the appropriate person. SVFD makes no profit on these signs, these help to ensure help arrives as soon as possible.
IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 911
When I am called to duty, God
Wherever flames may rage
Give me the strength to save a life
Whatever be its age
Enable me to be alert to hear the
And quickly and effectively put the
I want to serve my calling and give
the best in me
To God and my every neighbor and protect
And if it is according to your will
That I should lose my life
Please, God, with protection bless
my family and my wife
May God be our refuge and our strength
Help you bear your sorrow
And in his way grant you peace
To lighten each tomorrow
SHINGLETOWN COULD HAVE A WILDFIRE ANYTIME! DEFENSIBLE SPACE IS SO IMPORTANT AND CAN MAKE THE DIFFERENCE IN SAVING STRUCTURES & LAND. PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINKS ABOVE AND USE THOSE TIPS TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE READY IF A WILDFIRE COMES TO SHINGLETOWN. JUST A FEW MINUTES OF READING COULD MAKE THE DIFFERENCE OF BEING PREPARED OR NOT!
Information provided courtesy of Shingletown Council, Inc.
SVFD Dispatched Calls 2018
1st Quarter - 99
2nd Quarter - 132
If there is a wildfire in Shingletown and you get notice to evacuate
or contacted to do so, please listen. Failure to do so not only puts your life in danger but the 1st responders if they have to return to get you out! Wanting to protect your home is a natural reflex but your safety and those of the 1st responders need to come first. Please do not try and sneak into a evacuated or closed area, this is for the safety of yourself and 1st responders.
Once again Shingletown Council, Inc. is providing a fire safe program to Shingletown. Please take advantage of this program. While there is no charge to residents, please donate when checking in. These men and women volunteer their time and equipment to help keep us fire safe. Thank You to the Shingletown Council, Inc.
Thank you 1st Responders, both local and out of area, Air Support, Hot Shot Crews,Shasta County Sheriff, Redding PD & the CHP for your many hours and sacrifices in fighting the Carr Fire. Please be safe!