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Shingletown Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. was incorporated in 1974 as a California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation with both State and Federal tax exempt status, and is organized to provide financial support and infrastructure to Shasta County Fire Department Volunteer Department 20.
The corporation is an all-volunteer organization governed by a Board of Directors and Corporate Officers. While not an actual firefighting or emergency response entity, the support the Corporation provides to Company 20 is invaluable in maintaining fire and emergency services to the community.
Company 20 of the Shasta County Fire Department in Shingletown is composed of 15 volunteer firefighters. The firefighters operate two (2) Type ll structure fire engines, two (2) 3,000 gallon water tenders, one (1) Type lll wildland engine,
one (1) rescue with extrication tools and two (2) ALS (advanced life support) ambulance style non-transporting rescue units. The equipment is housed in three different fire stations: Shasta Forest station, Starlight Pines station and the main fire station on Hwy 44 at Alward Way. Station 20 first responders work closely with CAL FIRE and other allied agencies.