Fire Department

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Mission Statement 

The Seaside Fire Department takes pride in serving our diverse communities through outreach, professional services, and efficient response.

Vision Statement

It is the vision of the Seaside Fire Department to be an internationally accredited organization that proactively adapts to serve the ever-changing needs of our communities.

Seaside Fire Department Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Family & Friends
  • Respect
  • Professionalism
  • Compassion
  • Dedication
  • Loyalty
  • Trustworthiness
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Annual Reports

The Annual Reports highlight many great initiatives that we are developing to make your Fire Department well prepared to meet the risks and needs of our community and making Seaside a safe, healthy and economically viable community.

2018 Annual Report

This document clearly articulates the goals, objectives and program activities performed by the personnel that protect the City of Seaside and the City of Del Rey Oaks. Furthermore, it demonstrates through planning and implementation that the Department continually improves its service delivery and strives to exceed the expectations of our communities.

The Department developed a new mission statement, vision statement and confirmed its core values in preparation for the Department’s inaugural community-driven strategic plan. We are committed over the next five years to strengthen the essential services we provide to our communities’ and measure our effectiveness through self-assessment and community-adopted performance targets.

View the
 2018 Annual Report. 

2018 Swearing-In, Promotion and Retirement Ceremony

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  1. Fire Department

    Physical Address
    1635 Broadway Avenue
    Seaside, CA 93955


    Phone: 831-899-6790
    Fax: 831-899-6261

  1. Brian Dempsey

    Fire Chief

  1. Paul Blaha

    Division Chief

  1. Troy Leist

    Division Chief

  1. David Nava

    Division Chief/Infection Control Officer