The Fire Departments in the Cities of Belmont, Foster City and San Mateo have joined together as a Joint Powers Authority. Operations as the San Mateo Consolidated Fire Department will commence on January 13th, 2019. The Department collectively has ten engines and two trucks operating out of nine fire stations. There are 154 full-time employees assigned to one of the following divisions: Administration, Fire Prevention, Training, Emergency Preparedness, Fire Operations and EMS. The Department serves nearly 161,000 residents daily with a day-time population around 230,000. Additionally, the department participates in a mutual aid program throughout the county, helping to secure a million people daily. The Department has a healthy collaborative atmosphere and encourages participation at all levels. The San Mateo Consolidated Fire Department is proud to serve the communities of Belmont, Foster City and San Mateo. For more information visit: www.smcfire.org.