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Volunteer Fire Department

The firefighters supported by NSCFPD are all volunteer.  Our volunteers are of many ages (most older than you might think), from many different backgrounds and professions.  The things that we have in common are a desire to help our neighbors in times of need and a passion for learning and then using the skills required to perform emergency service, as part of a dedicated team. 

The Volunteer Fire Department is led by Fire Chief Bonnie Plakos and Assistant Fire Chief Chris Aitchison, along with Fire Captain  Dave Pelzer.  At present we have 14 active firefighters, including the officers, and 5 "support" members (who provide non-firefighting tasks to the department).  We are always looking for more colleagues!  If interested please read the How to Join Us page for more information.

Chief's Corner

  • Chief's Message

    Finally the rain has come and the grass is green.  The cool and damp winter is welcome, and too short!  Spring will be here soon enough, and it is a good time to get fuel clearance projects done. With the...

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The 2018 burn ban was lifted on November 26, 2018; click here for details.  Call 707-565-BURN (565-2876) for more information. Click here to see burn districts. NSCFPD is in the Northern Sonoma County Air Pollution Control District (NSCAPCD). See FAQ page for more burn information.