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Fire Station Tours and Public Education

Fire station toursfire station 5

The public (especially children) is invited to visit any one of the six fire stations located in the City of Carlsbad. Please call 760-931-2141 to schedule a tour.

Tours are scheduled on the first Tuesday and the third Wednesday of every month, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Public education

For information on classroom presentations call 760-602-4665.

Fire Prevention Week

fire inspector with fire safety informationNational Fire Prevention Week is in October. To coincide with this national event, the City of Carlsbad Fire Department holds an annual open house at Fire Station 5 on the Saturday during National Fire Prevention Week. This open house event continues to be a great success with families, attracting an average of 1,000 visitors each year.

Events include:

  • Fire station tour and equipment display
  • Auto extrication demonstrations 
  • Live fire extinguisher demonstrations
  • Antique fire engine display
  • Fire safety demonstrations
  • Prizes for every child
  • Refreshments


Each fire station in the city has a supply of the city's Annual Safety Services Report and various other community educational brochures and pamphlets. Obtain copies of this information by calling the Administration Office.

Contact Information

Emergencies dial 9-1-1

Fire Department
760-929-0256 fax

2560 Orion Way
Carlsbad, CA 92010

General Information

Administration Office
Business hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.