Rancho Fire District to recognize Fire Prevention Week with two events


National Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 5-11, and the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District (RSFFPD) will host two community events to recognize the annual awareness campaign. The first will be an Open House from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 4 at RSF Fire Station 2, 16930 Four Gee Road in 4S Ranch. Guests will be able to tour the fire station and training center, see the fire engines up close, and learn about fire safety, fire prevention, and basic CPR. Light refreshments will be served.

The second event is the annual Pancake Breakfast, hosted in conjunction with the Rancho Santa Fe Professional Firefighters Association, from 8-11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 12 at RSF Fire Station 1, 16936 El Fuego in Rancho Santa Fe. District firefighters will be on hand to serve pancakes, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee for a requested donation of $5 for adults or $3 for kids. In addition to breakfast, there will be station tours, photos with the firefighters, fire engine and ambulance displays, a basic CPR class, and jump houses as well as T-shirt sales.

For more information on both events, fire prevention, and emergency services, visit the RSFFPD website at