Neighbors Helping Neighbors
The UC Davis Fire Department operates under both mutual and automatic aid agreements.
Mutual aid works in conjunction with the State of California Master Mutual Aid Agreement providing assistance to fire jurisdictions that need additional resources in emergencies that exceed their capabilities.
The UC Davis Fire Department entered into a contract with the California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA) to house a CalEMA fire engine (EMA 364) at Station 34. In return, the UC Davis Fire Department provides the minimum staffing complement when called upon by CalEMA, we can be en route to an emergency anywhere in the state within 30 minutes of notification.
The UC Davis Fire Department has an Automatic Aid Agreement with the City of Davis Fire Department, City of Woodland Fire Department, City of West Sacramento Fire Department and the City of Dixon Fire Department. This agreement provides for the automatic dispatching of multi- jurisdictional resources to greater alarm incidents throughout Yolo and eastern Solano Counties.
Participation in the Mutual and Automatic Aid Programs has strengthened UC Davis’ relationships with neighboring departments as well as State and Federal agencies. The benefits to the UC Davis community include on-the-job- training and experience that would not otherwise be available to UC Davis Fire personnel.