The City of Rancho Santa Margarita contracts with the Orange County Fire Authority for all of its fire safety needs. The Fire Authority is responsible for providing for the protection of citizens, the enforcement of fire safety laws and fire prevention and suppression. The Battalion Chief is the Department Head for Fire Services and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of fire services in the City.
The City is dedicated in its fire safety strategy, as well as maintaining an atmosphere of community. There are a variety of community fire safety programs available to residents and businesses in the City including business inspection and plan check, the Water Watcher Program, community CPR and the Junior Firefighter Program. Fire Services encourages you to participate in our resources and aid in our endeavor to preserve the quality of life in Rancho Santa Margarita. Together we can continue to make this City a place where people want to live, work and play.