The City of Kingsburg encompasses just over two square miles with a population of 12,662, which includes a combination of light industrial, commercial, and residential properties. The Kingsburg Fire Department has automatic aid agreements with neighboring departments, including Selma, Laton, and the counties of Fresno, Kings, and Tulare, which extend the department’s response areas to just over 80 square miles. The Kingsburg Fire department has a first-due response area containing a population of over 20,000 residents throughout 3 counties.
The Kingsburg Fire Department is an active member of the California Master Mutual Aid System, with an OES Type VI Engine that helps assist wildland fires throughout the state. Many of the FF/PMs are also part of the USAR Region V Task Force with extensive training in Trench Rescue, Confined Space Rescue, and Swiftwater and Technical Rescue.
In 2022, the Kingsburg Fire Department responded to 2,961 calls for service, with an upward trend of a 26% increase in calls for service over the past 5 years.