Sample Reports – Citygate’s Fire & Emergency Medical Services
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Santa Barbara County – Deployment and Department Performance Audit
Click below to download Citygate’s deployment and departmental performance audit for the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.
Volume 2 – Map Atlas (22.7 MB)
Cosumnes CSD Fire Department – Standards of Coverage and Headquarters Services Assessment
Click below to download Citygate’s Standards of Coverage and headquarters services assessment for the Cosumnes CSD Fire Department.
Volume 1 – Executive Summary (1.3 MB)
Volume 2 – Technical Report (3.5 MB)
Volume 3 – Map Atlas (22.5 MB)
Los Angeles Area Fire Chiefs Association Regional Training Group – Regional Fire Services Training Strategic Plan
Click below to download Citygate’s Strategic Plan for the Los Angeles-Long Beach Regional Training Group.
San Diego County – Countywide Deployment Study for Regional Fire
Watch Video Presentation
Note: Once the video launches, select Agenda Item 1 “ACCEPT THE DEPLOYMENT STUDY” from the Jump To drop-down menu on the left to jump directly to Citygate’s presentation. (This video is best viewed in Windows Media Player in Internet Explorer. Download Windows Media Player free.)
Presentation highlights include:
Minute 07:35 (County Supervisor, Dianne Jacob)
Minute 09:10 (Chief Administrative Officer, Walter Ekard)
Minute 38:16 (County Supervisor, Dianne Jacob)
Minute 52:38 (County Supervisor, Ron Roberts)
Listen to Local Radio Interview
Listen to Stewart Gary’s complete interview with Maureen Cavanaugh (host) on KPBS, a public radio station in San Diego. Stewart is joined on the interview by August Ghio, the San Miguel Fire Chief and President of the San Diego County Fire Chiefs Association.
The interview addresses Citygate’s regional fire services deployment assessment, different challenges facing fire services in the San Diego area, and responses to questions from callers.
Note: Press the “Play” button on the top left of the page to start listening.
View Study Report Documents
View Citygate’s Final Report in two volumes. Volume 1 is the Regional Fire Services Deployment Assessment Report and Volume 2 is the Map Atlas.
Volume 1 – Main Report (4.6 MB – 228 pages)
Volume 2a – Map Atlas (26.4 MB – 46 pages)
Volume 2b – Map Atlas (continued) (54.7 MB – 50 pages)
Study Summary: Citygate was hired to implement a phased process designed to establish a blueprint for improving San Diego County’s regional fire protection and emergency medical system. The study addressed current levels of service, identified future needs, provided options for a regional governance structure, and developed cost feasible proposals to improve the region’s ability to respond to natural or manmade disasters, bolster day-to-day operations for local agencies, and enhance the delivery of fire and emergency medical services in San Diego County.
Read Local News Articles
May 19, 2010
REGION: Supervisors call for plan to improve fire protection
“About the time peak wildfire season arrives this fall, San Diego County supervisors will get a report that outlines ways to improve regional fire safety. The supervisors on Wednesday directed county staffers to develop a plan to institute recommendations included in a more than 200-page regional fire services study conducted by a consulting firm. . . .” (Read more)
May 20, 2010
Fire study endorsed by county
“County supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday to adopt a study that calls for building 14 fire stations throughout the region to reduce coverage gaps. But it’s unlikely that any stations will materialize soon because of budget constraints. . . .” (Read more)