San Miguel Consolidated Fire Protection District is one of the largest Fire Districts in San Diego County, formed on July 1, 1988 through a merger of the Spring Valley and Grossmont/Mt. Helix Fire Protection Districts, and again on July 3, 2008 with the East County Fire Protection District. Operating on a projected budget of $26,824,635 for Fiscal Year 2023/2024 and serving nearly 140,000 residents in the communities of Bostonia, Casa de Oro, Crest, Grossmont/Mt. Helix, La Presa, Rancho San Diego, Spring Valley and the unincorporated areas of El Cajon and La Mesa.
San Miguel’s 80 full-time employees provide suppression, prevention and emergency medical services. In Fiscal Year 2021/2022, our suppression force responded to nearly 15,000 fire and medical-related emergencies.
Crews respond to a wide variety of calls covering various commercial and industrial operations, single-family residences, large multi-unit apartments and condominium projects, and an extensive urban/wildland interface area.