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Chelsea Bills promoted to direct regional firefighter training

June 03, 2019

UC Davis Fire Department’s Chelsea Bills was selected as the new West Valley Regional Fire Training Consortium (WVRFTC) Director. Bills’ promotion to the role on May 1, makes her the first-ever female member of the UCDFD command staff.

UC Davis Firefighters Gather Donations For Camp Fire Victims

November 09, 2018
Donations for Camp Fire Victims Accepted until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14

The Camp Fire continues to burn in Butte County with thousands of residents affected and displaced from their residences. The UC Davis Fire Department is collecting new and lightly used items that can help to meet the most critical needs of people and animals, some of whom have lost everything.

UC Davis Fire Welcomes Its First Medical Director

August 30, 2018
Dr. Lisa Mills starts as the Medical Director of the UC Davis Fire Department.
Dr. Mills is a Northern California native with strong family ties to the Sacramento Valley. She is excited to Boldly Go with UC Davis Fire Department to the next level of emergency services beginning with community-focused fire, medical, and emergency care.

UC Davis Fire, Police to Train for Active Shooter

August 30, 2018
UC Davis Fire and Police hold drills to train for active-shooter incidents.
The drills are set for Tuesday and Thursday, Sept. 4 and 6, and Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts. Each exercise will begin with set-up at about 7:30 a.m. and the main activity will be from about 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Campus Fire Joins Regional Dispatch Center

June 30, 2018
UC Davis Fire moving to a new dispatch center starting July 1st, 2018.
“This transition is intended to speed our response time, provide medical instructions to callers to help people before we arrive, prioritize the risk of reported emergencies and send the appropriate response based on each situation,” Trauernicht said in announcing the switch to the Yolo Emergency Communications Agency, or YECA.