The Russian River Fire Protection District is a “combination” fire department comprised of 12 Career Firefighters supplemented by Volunteers and Interns who proudly provide emergency response to fires, medical emergencies, hazardous materials releases, man-made and natural disasters as well as non-emergency response to a wide variety of public requests for assistance. The District also staffs an Advanced Life Support transport Ambulance.
The Russian River Fire Protection District covers an area of approximately twenty square miles along the border of the Russian River in west Sonoma County. The District operates out of one station located in the town of Guerneville. The District incorporates the communities of Guerneville, Rio Nido, Oddfellows Park, Vacation Beach, Guernewood Park and the Armstrong Valley. The Russian River Fire District Ambulance, based out of the Guerneville fire station, provides advanced life support response to approximately three hundred square miles of the northwest county. Serving these communities the district responds to over 1700 calls for service per year.