The District currently has 6 fire stations, 5 of which are staffed with career personnel, supplemented by reserve firefighters and one station has all volunteer staff. The District's primary service area is approximately 92 square miles with an estimated population approaching 50,000 people. The Department also provides emergency medical services for 40 additional square miles outside the primary service area. There are approximately 58 full time emergency services personnel, 10 support personnel, 12 reserve firefighters, 42 volunteer firefighters and 9 volunteer office staff. The District is made up of 2 Divisions - Fallbrook and Rainbow. The North County Fire Protection District Board is the governing body for both Divisions. The Rainbow Divisions has a local advisory board who coordinates the operational activities and make recommendations to the North County Fire Protection District Board.
The North County Fire Protection Board consists of 5 members elected at-large. They serve 4 year staggered terms which begin in December of the even years.
The communities of Fallbrook, Rainbow and Bonsall are considered to be one of the most desirable places to live in Southern California. The current population growth and District expansion is presenting many new challenges and opportunities for the District.
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