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About Clovis FD

The Fire Department is responsible for providing Fire Suppression, Technical Rescue, Hazardous Materials Spill/Release Mitigation, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Life Safety and Enforcement Services and Emergency Preparedness for the citizens of Clovis. This responsibility includes the following functions: 

  • Fire Protection
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Urban Search and Rescue
  • High Angle, Trench, Water and Confined Space Rescue
  • Hazardous Condition Mitigation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Administration
  • Fire Cause and Origin Investigations
  • Code Enforcement
  • Public Education
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Disaster Response and Coordination

These responsibilities are distributed through three divisions: Emergency Operations, Community Risk Reduction, and Administration. Which consist of three auxiliary bureaus. The Department continues to promote sound planning, economic efficiency, and effective use of the City resources while providing essential and valuable services.

Command Staff

The Fire Command Staff is comprised of all the Chief Officers and managers of the Community Risk Reduction and Administration Divisions. This team is responsible for the management of the department and focuses on the long-term goals and large-scope projects including budgeting, operational deployment, policy development, and department strategy.

Clovis Fire Department Quick Facts

  • Population Protected: 123,665
  • Square Miles Served: 26
  • City General Fund Budget 23/24: $93.6 million
  • Fire Department Budget 23/24: $24.3 million
  • Cost per Capita served: $161
  • Property Loss in 2022: $3.1 million
  • Number of Calls for Service 2022: 12,244
  • ISO Rating: 2
  • Number of Fire Stations: 6
  • Minimum Staffing per Shift and Ranks: 19 Total
    • 1 Battalion Officer
    • 6 Captains
    • 6 Engineers
    • 6 Firefighters (1 Chief Officer, 1 Truck, and 5 Engine Companies)
  • Number of Sworn Budgeted Personnel: 70
  • Number of Non-Sworn Budgeted Personnel: 6 Full-Time and 1 Part-Time

For additional information, please download the Clovis Fire Department Annual Report