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Our Mission: “Committed to excellence, service, and the protection of life and property in our community.”

TMFR announces Fall Curbside Chipping Program for select residents in Washoe County: Click here for details

TMFR Autumn 2023 Green Waste Collection Schedule & Locations: Click here for Details

International Association of Fire Chiefs – Showcases TMFR Best Practice

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BURN CODE / Burning is PROHIBITED

Open burning is closed for the season and will resume in Autumn 2023

Effective Date: September 30, 2023

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Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue

Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue serves unincorporated areas of Washoe County, Nevada. We are dedicated to serving our residents, visitors and communities of Washoe County with high quality advanced life support (paramedic) fire-rescue service and fire suppression. We maintain constant readiness all times of the year and respond to many types of emergencies, not just fires.

what we do

More Than Fire

Preventing emergencies is a key strategy of our team. The Fire Prevention Division of Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue provides services to the community for plans review of new construction, existing businesses, public education and outreach, community risk reduction plans and fire investigation. We offer a number of innovative programs to make our community members better prepared and more informed about safety in their home and neighborhoods. 

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Washoe County has partnered with the Cities of Reno and Sparks to institute a telephone notification system for use in times of crisis. The system is known as "Code Red." 
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#TMFR Firefighters at Station 33 (Foothill) hosted a class with Washoe County Future Leaders Program and highlighted the services we provide to keep our residents safe. They even took part in real life drills. Thank you all for stopping by.

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Strong work from @NVEnergy, #TMFR and regional fire partners and private contractors who completed more than 30 miles of clearing wildland fuels from Verdi to Truckee. The project took approx 1 year to accomplish and reduces the risk of wildfires along this utility corridor.

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🔥 Protect Our Wildlands 🌾

Don't let the beauty of cheatgrass fool you – it's a wildfire hazard waiting to happen! Let's be mindful of this invasive species and help keep our natural landscapes safe. 🌲

#CheatgrassAwareness #WildfirePrevention #ProtectOurEnvironment

We enjoyed this beautiful evening with the students at Poulakidas Elementary School for their fall festival. Thank you for letting us be a part of this special event. With the crew of #TMFR Engine 39 #futurefirefighters Photo courtesy of Engineer Ron Harmon 🚒 @WashoeSchools

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Our Mission: “Committed to excellence, service, and the protection of life and property in our community.” 
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