Children looking inside fire engine

Ride-a-long program

The Ride-Along Program was developed to encourage citizens and future firefighters to ride out with one of the fire companies. As an observer, the citizens can gain first-hand experience on what it is like to be a firefighter. It also increases citizen knowledge of daily operations and emergency incident mitigation Citizens will be scheduled to ride-along on between the hours of 8:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

The following requirements must be met for any non-employee of the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District to participate                         in the Ride-Along Program:

Observers must be at least 16 years of age.
Observers must provide a copy of their valid driver license for proof of age.
Observers must complete and sign a Ride-Along, Release and Liability Agreement Form.
The request form must be approved by the Fire Chief.
Observers must have permission of the on-duty Captain or Acting Captain.
Observers must schedule their ride-along with the administrative staff.
Observers must adhere to the following dress code:
Collared shirt (Fire Department T-shirts are permitted or T-Shirts with no markings in good condition). No hats.
Long pants (Denim is acceptable, must be in in good condition, no holes).
Shoes or boots (No slippers, sandals or open-toed footwear allowed).
Food and beverages are the responsibility of the Observer.

All persons participating in the Ride-Along Program shall operate only as observers unless otherwise directed by the Fire Chief.
All Observers shall conduct themselves accordingly. Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated and could cause immediate dismissal from the Ride-Along Program.
Limited to one, 8-hour block, every 60 days.

Please See Request Form Below:

Ride Along Req Form PDF
  • Forms May be Faxed, Mailed, or brought in to our office. 
Inside of home after fire

After The Fire

The Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District has gathered the following information to help you in this time of need. Some of the suggestions you find in this booklet will require immediate action on your part. Other suggestions may not apply to your situation or may be part of an ongoing process as you recover from your loss. The purpose of this information is to give you the assistance needed to help you as you begin rebuilding your life.

After The Fire Booklet

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Receiving award

Stanislaus Consolidated Firefighters Scholarship Program

Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Fighters Local 3399 is announcing the annual fire science scholarship program.
This scholarship is limited to five graduating seniors living within the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District. Requirements include minimum G.P.A. of 2.5 and must plan to major in fire science studies. Applications can be obtained in your school counseling office or at the Regional Fire Training Center. The scholarship will consist of $200.00 for each of the five successful applicants. Applications will be available on March 1, 2008 with a deadline of May 1, 2008 and can be returned to the schools counseling office.

Can you Accept the Challenge?

Firefighters with child in front of engine

Firefighter Community Outreach

Our Very Special Surprise…

We were outside playing at the end of our court, just as we are almost every afternoon. Maddie was in her walker scooting about, and we had lots of little friends around. We see a fire engine start down our court, which is not completely unusual for our neighborhood, as our next door neighbor, Buck, is a fire fighter. But then we see another fire engine come. Five firemen get out and were saying hi to all of the children. Maddie is thrilled because she loves fire trucks and she loves Buck. I say hi to Buck and ask him if he is just here to show the kids the fire trucks. He explains, that no, they were actually here for Madison. The men gathered around us and Buck pulls something out of his pocket. He said that the firemen got together to help Maddie and gave us a check for $500.
We were flabergasted. Through tears, I think I said an appropriate thank you – but what do you say at a moment like this? It was one of the most touching experiences we have ever had. Thank you to the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Fighters. You are amazing and generous, and we appreciate this more than you will ever know. And thank you to our friend, Buck, who explained Madison’s situation to his colleagues and made this happen.
The firemen geared up so they could take a picture with Maddie. Maddie looks like the proudest little girl in the whole world.

Here is Maddies Web Site: Maddie and the Firemen