The Santa Lucia Preserve Community Services District was annexed into the Monterey County Regional Fire District (MCRFD) entering into a Joint Powers Agreement whereby the MCRFD provides fire protection services and inspections for the Santa Lucia Preserve as well as training and equipment for the Santa Lucia Preserve Volunteer Battalion.
The Memorandum of Understanding between the CSD and MCRFD clearly states that one or more paramedics or other personnel shall be provide on an as need basis. At this time, Paramedics are on the Preserve from 9 am – 5 pm daily and upon request for special events, social gatherings, etc.
Volunteer Fire Fighting Staff
Currently, the Santa Lucia Preserve Battalion consists of two engineers/firefighters (both firefighters currently reside on The Preserve and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. They train each Tuesday and retain certification for Wild land firefighting, Structural firefighting and Medical response (first responders).
Fire/Rescue Equipment List
- Type 1 Structure Engine 7613 – 750 gallons, 1250-gpm pump
- Type 3 Wildland Engine 7633 – 650 gallons, 500 gpm pump