The Dunnigan Fire Protection District is an all-hazards fire department, providing high-quality fire protection, EMS, and other emergency services to the rural community of Dunnigan, California. DFPD is a combination department, employing paid staff, local volunteers, and out-of-district reserve firefighters to provide 24/7 emergency services, 365 days a year.
The community of Dunnigan sits along the I-5 corridor, forty miles north of Sacramento, and is home to approximately 1,400 permanent residents. Dunnigan is a major rest stop for commercial and recreational travelers as well as a key agricultural center for the region. As a result, DFPD is the busiest volunteer department in Yolo County, with firefighters responding to daily incidents ranging from medical emergencies to large wildland fires.