COVID-19 Closures: As of July 15, 2020 the administrative offices of Lakeside Fire Protection District will be closed again until further notice. Administrative staff will still be available over the phone from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Monday through Thursday) at (619) 390-2350 or via their individual e-mail addresses. All station tours, school visits and appearances at community events continue to be suspended until further notice. For more information about COVID-19 and local impacts, please visit the Coronavirus Disease 2019 page from the County of San Diego.

Upcoming Board Meetings

The next board meeting is scheduled for April 13, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Additionally, there is a special board meeting scheduled for April 13, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

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Fire Station 1

8035 Winter Gardens Blvd.
El Cajon, CA 92021

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Fire Station 2

12216 Lakeside Ave.
Lakeside, CA 92040

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Fire Station 3

14008 Highway 8 Business
El Cajon, CA 92021

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Fire Station 26

15245 Oak Creek Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92021

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Report a fire hazard in your neighborhood

We want to hear your concerns so we can assist in resolving the hazardous condition and provide the necessary clearance so our firefighters can protect your neighborhood.

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Interested in becoming a firefighter with Lakeside Fire Protection District?

We are currently seeking dedicated and motivated individuals for the positions of Firefighter/Paramedic and Reserve Firefighter.

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On behalf of the men and women of the Lakeside Fire Protection District, I welcome you to our website. Our personnel take pride in the District's rich history and remain committed to protecting the lives, property, and environment of our communities, while providing compassionate customer service.

Fire Chief Donald Butz

How Lakeside Fire Protection District serves its communities

Ever wonder what your fire department is doing for you? Here's an annual breakdown of the call volume for Lakeside Fire Protection District.

Latest News

Burn Suspension Proclamation

CAL FIRE has issued a proclamation to suspend the privileges of burning by permit and other uses of open fire in all state responsibility area lands

Administrative Offices Closed

Out of an abundance of caution, and in consultation with the County Health Officer, the administrative offices of Lakeside Fire Protection District