THORNTON RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
Address 25999 N Thornton Rd, PO Box 78, Thornton, CA 95686
Phone: (209) 327-0815
Contact: Chief Alberto Garcia
The Thornton Rural Fire Protection District currently provides fire protection, suppression and
prevention, inspection, hazardous material, and emergency medical services to a service area
that is approximately 43.8 square miles. The District is located in the northwest portion of the
County. The District serves the community of Thornton and adjacent agricultural areas.
DESCRIPTION OF DISTRICT:
1. Formed in 1951
2. Enabling Act: Health and Safety Code 13800-13970 (Fire Protection District Law of
3. Governing Body: Board members are elected at large and serve 4-year terms
4. No. on Governing Body: 5
5. Meeting Schedule: Board meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at
the District’s fire station located at 25999 North Thornton Road, Thornton.
6. Financial Report: www.sjgov.org/department/aud