The Schell Vista Fire Protection District (SVFPD) encompasses an area of approximately 100 square miles with a population of 4,500. SVFPD is governed by the Board of Directors. SVFPD currently has three full time Captains and three full time Engineers who are assigned to a 56-hour work week on a 3-platoon schedule. The volunteer force is comprised of Chief Officers, four Resident Firefighters and thirty Volunteers Firefighters. The District responds to approximately 800+ calls for service annually from two strategically located stations (the main station is staffed full time), and maintains a fleet of one medium rescue, two type one engines, three type three engines, two water tenders, one trailered cascade system and several utility vehicles.