Community and Special Programs

Dixon Fire Department Firefighter helping a little girl in the community spray a hose

Solano Community College Fire Academy

The Dixon Fire Department is proud to host training for the Solano Community College Fire Academy. Those interested in the Fire Technology program should contact the Solano Community College at 707-864-7000.

Solano Fire Academy Students in front of a structure fire

Every 15 Minutes

The Dixon Fire Department, along with the California Highway Patrol, Dixon Police Department, and various other local agencies, participates in the Every 15 Minutes program. The program is aimed towards the dangers and consequences of teenage driving under the influence. For more information on this powerful program, visit the Every 15 Minutes website.

Dixon Fire Department at the scene of a Vehicle accident

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week is held the first full week of October. An open house with demonstrations is held at the Fire Station, and educational materials are presented at the elementary schools.

Two little girls sitting in the drivers seat of a Dixon Fire Department Firetruck

Station Tours

Fire Station tours are offered to all organizations and individuals interested in visiting the fire station to learn about fire safety and firefighter’s duties. Individuals and organizations can call the Fire Station to make an appointment. When possible the Fire Department can travel to outside locations upon request for special presentations. A presentation can be made on fire safety topics and can include handing out educational materials.

Dixon Fire Department fireman Zach Glankler with a group of children touring the fire station


Business safety inspections are conducted annually and home inspections can be conducted upon request.

CPR Classes

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) classes are offered through the City and are scheduled by calling City Hall (707) 678-7000.

Residential Smoke Detector Program

The Smoke Detector Program includes installing smoke alarms in privately owned residences. They are not available for apartments or rental homes.