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Securing a Nation, Caring for a Community
Tuolumne Rancheria Fire Department

Post Office Box 699
19595 Mi-Wu Street
Tuolumne, California 95379
Phone: (209) 928-5315
Tuolumne Rancheria Fire Dept. Station 81 Sign Tuolumne Me-Wuk Fire Rancheria

Our Mission:

The Tuolumne Rancheria Fire Department primary mission is to protect the lives and property of the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indian and its people. The Tuolumne Rancheria Fire Department will strive to deliver the best service from adverse effects of fire, medical emergencies, and dangerous conditions created by either man or nature.

Current Fire Department Personnel:

The Fire Department is a vital part of the county response system. The Tuolumne Rancheria Fire Department consists of highly trained personnel, dedicated to assist in fires, emergencies and medical response.

Fire Department Accomplishments:

  • **Remodeled building for station living quarters and apparatus bay
  • **Providing 24 hour coverage
  • ** Relocated to Porto Fino, behind the Casino
  • ** Signing an AutoAid agreement with Tuolumne County in 2010
  • ** Signing MOU with US Forest Service for Wildland Suppression
  • **Signed AutoAid with Tuolumne Protection District
  • **Purchased a used 1997 75’ Quint Pumper/Aerial Apparatus

Goals and Objectives of the Department

  • Improve professional Recognition among peers
  • Improve overall level of apparatus
  • Build stronger relations and lines of communication with Tribe and surrounding community

Trainee Murray at a Training burn

Trainee Murray at a Training burn

Training Burn in Sonora. Captain Hutchins preparing for interior attack.

Training Burn in Sonora. Captain Hutchins preparing for interior attack.

Casoose Fire, Mendocino June 2008

Ty Day Jr. preparing to search a building for victims. Training exercise.

Training exercise. Fred Wolsak rescuing down firefighter.

Training exercise. Fred Wolsak rescuing down firefighter.

All crew members at Frogtown Propane Fire Training 2007

All crew members at Frogtown Propane Fire Training 2007

Casoose Fire, Mendocino June 2008

Casoose Fire, Mendocino June 2008

Covelo Airport, Mendocino Lightning Complex July 2008

Covelo Airport, Mendocino Lightning Complex July 2008