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.
  • ALL BURNING HAS BEEN SUSPENDED IN EL DORADO COUNTY.
  • 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.
  • Take a tour of Rescue!  The Rescue Historical Society will be offering a bus tour of the Rescue area on Saturday, October 4th for only $10.  The bus will leave the Rose Springs Literary Society building (Post Office) at 9:30 am.  If you are interested in taking the tour call (530) 676-7401 and leave a message with your name, the number in your party and phone number.