Why is NCFPD reaching out to constituents?

Based upon a recent public opinion survey, most residents (89%) throughout the region are aware that they are served by the North County Fire Protection District;  in fact, 85% are “extremely aware” of this fact. Perhaps more important, approximately eighty percent (79%) of local residents believe the NCFPD is doing an excellent job at protecting…

How does the NCFPD serve you?

The North County Fire Production District (NCFPD) provides fire protection and emergency medical services to 55,000 residents in a service area that encompasses 92 square miles of unincorporated San Diego County, including the communities of Fallbrook, Bonsall and Rainbow.  In addition, the fire protection Agency provides emergency medical transportation services for 40 square miles outside…

When seconds count, help is on its way

In an emergency, minutes can be the difference between life and death.  No one understands this more than the officials at the North County Fire Protection District; as such, they are doing everything in their power to minimize response time when called for either a fire or medical emergency. One of the factors influencing response…

How is the NCFPD Funded?

North County Fire is a special district and is funded entirely through property taxes and fees. As can be seen from the chart above, special Districts receive only 3.3% of the property taxes collected throughout California; these government agencies include fire protection, water, sewer, resource conservation, healthcare districts, and more.  In fact, NCFPD is one…

What about outsourcing ambulance service to the private sector?

Operating an ambulance service has become increasingly challenging for every provider in both the public and private sectors. For example, Emergency Room “offload delay” times routinely keep ambulances tied up much longer than necessary.  Current legislation requires paramedics to transport nearly all patients to Emergency Rooms, when approximately 30-40% of those cases could be handled…

Are local residents being asked for their input?

Absolutely.  In order to learn how well known the North County Fire Protection District is among residents throughout the District’s service area AND how the District is perceived among constituents throughout the District’s service area, District officials commissioned a public opinion survey;  this scientific survey showed that the District is, indeed, well known…more importantly, that…