Current News & Events
  • Rescue Fire Department is a Safe Haven/Surrender Site.  For more information about the California Safely Surrendered Baby Law, please click here.
  • The Rescue Volunteer Fire Association is offering CPR certification classes for $40.  Please click here to send a request to register.
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  • We are now accepting applications for Intern Firefighters.  For more information contact Tom Balak at tbalak@rescuefiredepartment.org.  Click here for the application.
  • We now have a NHTSA certified Child Passenger Safety Technician available to help you install your child's car seat or booster correctly.  This service is by appointment only.  E-mail us to set up your appointment.
  • The Kanaka Valley Management Plan and Decision Record has been finalized and  is avaiable for viewing here
  • For current information about the State Fire Prevention Fee click here.  The Rescue Fire Protection District does NOT receive any revenue generated from this fee.
  • Minimum Water Supply Requirements for El Dorado County can be downloaded by clicking here.
  • The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office-Office of Emergency Services provides an Alert Notification System to notify residents when there is a threat to the health of safety of residents.  To learn more about this program click here.
  • The Rescue Fire Protection District is accepting applications for the Board of Directors.  The position will expire in November, 2015.  To view the applicant requirements click here.  To download the application, click here.
  • The Rescue Historical Society has published their December 2014 newsletter.  Click here to read the newsletter.  If you are interested in joining the Historical Society or purchasing a copy of the book "History of a Place Called Rescue" click here.