All North Zone fire departments have agreed to change their apparatus numbering system to align with an overall county-wide numbering system. The purpose behind this change is to implement a designator system that helps eliminate confusion and errors for departments in the zone/county with similar unit designators. Escondido Fire Department will be switching over to the new numbering system on August 1, 2017 at 10:00 hours.
New North Zone Fire numbering
Should be hearing a new numbering system for all the North Zone units starting this morning.
For the most part the ID's are being shortened to 3 digits with some exceptions (staff, etc).
Engine 1211 is now Engine 121.
Medic 1291 is now RA121.
Carlsbad - Stations 101-106
North County - Stations 111-116
Vista - Stations 121-126
Escondido - Stations 131-137
San Marcos - Stations 141-144
Pala - Station 151
Valley Center - Stations 161-162
San Pasqual Res. - Station 171
Rincon Res - Station 181
Pauma Res - Station 191
Oceanside - Stations 211-218
Coastal - Stations 231-238 (Solana Beach is 237, Del Mar is 238)
Rancho Santa Fe - Stations 261-266
Camp Pendleton - 270-279, 288
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