Fire Department

The Ontario Fire Department currently has nine stations, which are comprised of nine 4-person Paramedic engine companies, two 4-person truck companies, and an 8-person ARFF station. 

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The Department responds to more than 20,000 calls per year serving and protecting a city population of over 170,000.

The city is in the process of developing 13 square miles in the Ontario Ranch area where the Ontario Fire Department will soon begin construction of Fire Station Nine. Station 10 is located at Ontario International Airport

 

 

Office of the Chief

RayGaykFire Chief Ray Gayk has lived in the Inland Empire almost his entire life, graduating from Norte Dame High School in Riverside. He attended several community colleges and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in occupational studies from Cal State Long Beach. He attended Daniel Freeman Paramedic School and began working as a Paramedic for Goodhew Ambulance. He began his professional fire service career with Riverside County Fire Department, later lateraling to Redlands Fire Department. He was hired by Ontario Fire Department in June of 1997.

During his 25 years in the fire service, Chief Gayk has served in numerous roles including Firefighter/Paramedic, FEMA Task Force 6 Member, SWAT Medic, Background Investigator, Captain, Training Officer, Public Information Officer, Battalion Chief and most recently served as the Deputy Fire Chief assigned to the Operations Bureau.

 

 

FAQ

Do you offer CPR training and procedures?

Yes, for more information please visit our CPR page.

How do I dispose of household hazardous waste, sharps or medications? 

The household hazardous waste drop off facility is provided for Ontario residents at no charge. It is located at 1430 South Cucamonga Avenue and is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 am to 2 pm. For more information, please call 909.395.2040.

Do you refill fire extinguishers?

No, but there are local businesses within Ontario that provide this service. Check your local yellow pages.

Do you provide company safety training?

The Ontario Fire Department does offer Automated External Defibrillator (AED) classes, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes, and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes. For more information, please call 909.395.2002.

What is the closest fire station to my house?

You may contact Fire Dispatch on their non-emergency phone number at 909.983.5911 for more information.

Do you install child car seats?

No, we recommend that you follow the manufacturer's instructions for installation. Additionally, you can contact the CHP and speak with one of their Child Passenger Safety Technicians for more information or assistance.

Can I schedule a station tour?

Yes! To schedule a tour, please call 909.395.2002 and ask to speak with the Training Captain on duty.

How do I report a broken hydrant?

Please contact the Ontario Municipal Utilities Company at 909.395.2678.

My car was towed while parked in a fire lane. Who should I call?

Please contact the Ontario Police Department at 909.395.2001.

My cat is stuck in a tree. Who can I call for help?

Please contact the Inland Valley Humane Society at 909.623.9777.

Can I pay to use water from a fire hydrant or have a meter put on a hydrant so I can use the water?

You may obtain instructions and an application for a meter by calling the Ontario Revenue Services Department. Please contact them at 909.395.4008.

How do I obtain a copy of a fire or medical aid report?

Please contact Fire Administration at 909.395.2002.

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Please call the main prevention line at (909) 395-2029 for assistance.

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