The Amador Fire Protection District is always looking for new members who want to contribute to their community in the most exciting volunteer capacity imaginable. Knowing this job is so important, we make sure all of our volunteer firefighters are well trained and properly equipped.
Updated Information for Amador Fire’s Proposed Ordinances 007 (Update to Fire Prevention Fee Schedule) & 008 (Proposed First Responder Fee)
Over the past 6 weeks, Amador Fire has held and attended multiple public information meetings to discuss proposed Ordinances 007 & 008. We value the feedback we have received from our community members and as a result have made revisions to the proposed ordinance. Below are the revised proposed Ordinances along with the comprehensive study the proposed ordinances are based on, and additional educational information. The continued public hearings for these proposed Ordinances will be held at 810 Court Street, Jackson, CA 95642 in the Board of Supervisors Chambers at our next Board Meeting on May 21, 2019 at 10:30a.m.
2 weeks ago
Station 116 personnel, trained on low angle rope rescue procedures first part of thier morning shift this morning. Learning how to set up rigging and how to tie different knots for safe rescue situations, including the water knot and the prusik knot. ... See MoreSee Less
1 month ago
Today July 10th, Chief White represented Amador Fire Protection District and Amador County at the State Capitol advocating for the passage of AB651 by testifying at a Senate Committee hearing. AB 651 will help provide stable funding for Air Ambulance providers by increasing Medi-Cal reimbursement rates for emergency air ambulance providers. Without passage of this legislation, reimbursement rates will fall thus driving up cost for commercial and private payers.
Air ambulance services provide lifesaving emergency transportation faster than ground ambulances to the most critical patients from automobile accident scenes directly to trauma centers. In addition, emergency helicopter air ambulances providers provide a critical link between rural areas such as Amador County and specialty care hospitals such as trauma centers, children's hospitals, heart/stroke centers, burn units, etc. They are essential part of the emergency services provided in Amador County and statewide. ... See MoreSee Less