Grass Valley Fire Department fully staffs Fire Stations 1 & 2 in the City of Grass Valley, and Fire Station 5 in Nevada City. Station tours are available to local schools, residents and groups or organizations based in Nevada County.
Station 1 located at 472 Brighton Street in downtown and is home to Engine 1 and the Battalion Chief for the JOA. Station 1 covers the southern half of the Grass Valley City Limits, and parts of Squirrel Creek, McCourtney Rd, Ridge Rd, Rough and Ready Hwy, and Bitney Springs. These areas are all covered by Station 1 through the drop boundary closest resource agreement. This agreement allows the closest resource to respond to calls for service no matter the agency. The Battalion Chief that responds out of this house is responsible for all seven JOA stations and becomes the Incident Commander on all major incidents.
Station 2, located at 213 Sierra College Dr. is home to Engine 2 and Truck 2. Station 2 covers the northern half of the City Limits as well as parts of Ridge Rd, and Nevada City Hwy. These areas are all covered by Station 2 through the drop boundary, closest resource agreement. This agreement allows the closest resource to respond to calls for service no matter the agency. Station 2 is also home to our Training Center and classrooms which are used by many agencies within western Nevada County.