We have three fire “stations” located along the Big Sur coast between Hurricane Point on the north, and the San Luis Obispo County line to the south.
Station #1, our first real fire station was built in 1992 and is our headquarters fire station. Station #1 is a 8000 square foot building located on the Post Ranch Inn property in the heart of the Big Sur village. Station #1 contains our our office, training center, and the majority of our equipment and apparatus. The station houses our Type I and III engines, a 1500 gallon water tender, a 4000 gallon water tender, a rescue vehicle, and a small quick response pick up outfitted with water, foam and emergency equipment. Additionally, the Big Sur Firehouse is home to a County sponsored American Medical Response ambulance with a 24-hour paramedic team serving the Big Sur community.
Station #2 is located at the South Coast Center along the coast at the Esalen Institute. Station #2 houses one rescue vehicle and one type III engine.
Station #4, we are saving room for a future Station #3, is at the Willow Springs CALTRANS yard and houses one Type IV engine and a rescue vehicle year round. We supplement Station #4 with an additional engine or water tender during the summer fire season.