North County Fire Protection District currently has 5 fire stations, all of which are staffed with fulltime, paid personnel and Single Role Paramedics and EMTs. Station 3 is staffed by 1 Captain, 1 Engineer and Volunteer Firefighters. 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 fulltime emergency services personnel, 10 support personnel, 12 reserve firefighters and 42 volunteer firefighters.