9126 Shelter Cove Road Whitethorn, CA 95589 707-986-7507 fax: 707-986-7852 scfd@sheltercove-ca.gov

Shelter Cove Fire is an all volunteer fire department situated in the heart of the Lost Coast of Humboldt County California. The Shelter Cove Fire Department covers a 49 square mile district with over 650 homes, 9 hotels, 2 beaches, and a public airport. The Shelter Cove volunteers protect this District with 4 fire engines, 1 ALS/BLS ambulance, 2 ATV rescue units, and 2 ocean rescue units. Last year SCFD responded to 173 calls, and put in a total of 3584 hours devoted to providing the upmost level of emergency medical care and fire rescue services to the residences and visitors of Shelter Cove.


Shelter cove Fire trains every Wednesday and on one Saturday a month, year round. We train as an all-risk department training in all aspects of rescue including, Fire Rescue, Ocean Rescue, Rope rescue and Medical Emergencies.

We are always looking for recruits so come join our team