Free Smoke Detectors
A limited number of smoke detectors are available for West Point/Wilseyville residents living within the West Point Fire Protection District at no charge for 2013 Fire Prevention Week.
Residents may obtain a free smoke detector, while supplies last, by filling out a registration form at West Point Fire Station #1. Free installation is available through December 31, 2013. To schedule an appointment for installation, call 209-293-7000, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Please note: It is the responsibility of the resident to ensure proper maintenance of the smoke detector and to ensure batteries are purchased and changed regularly. Smoke detectors made available through an Assistance to Firefighters Grant.
New Wildfire and Evacuation Planning Brochure
Are you prepared for wildfire? For valuable tips on being Ready, Set, and to Go in the event of a wildfire, please check out this new brochure designed specifically for the communities of Glencoe, Mountain Ranch, Railroad Flat, Sheep Ranch, West Point, and Wilseyville. Hard copies are available at West Point Fire Station #1 and the West Point Cal Fire Station, or click on the image below to download.
The West Point Fire Protection District is a combination paid and volunteer staff serving the rural communities of West Point and Wilseyville in the State of California. Located in Calaveras County along portions of Highway 26 between the north and south forks of the Mokelumne River, the district encompasses approximately 110 square miles in the Sierra Nevada mountains and foothills. To view a map of the district, click here.
The District serves a population of around 800 residents, staffing one station 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in West Point, with a second station in Wilseyville. Apparatus utilized include one Type I engine, two Type III engines, one 2200 gallon water tender and one utility vehicle.
Those of us at the West Point Fire Protection District hope that you find the information on our web site useful and informative. Feedback from the community and interested parties is welcome and encouraged. Please contact us to let us know what you would like to see on our web site.
The West Point Fire Protection District is a dedicated organization of professionals who through adequate staffing and training will serve the community, protect life and property through prevention, education and emergency medical services.
Our vision is to evaluate the quality of life for all citizens within the District. Planning for growth, promoting teamwork and developing and maintaining partnerships to meet challenges with the highest degree of service and professionalism.
The West Point Fire Protection District Values:
- Commitment to excellence
- Taking care of our members
- Receptiveness to changes
- Community interest
- Accountable leadership
- High level of training and service
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