Fire Investigations

Fire and Life Safety Division

Fire investigations are conducted to determine the origin, cause, and circumstances of fires that occur within the District. Fire investigations are conducted to accomplish the following objectives:

  • Reduce loss of life and property
  • Determine if a fire was intentionally set
  • Provide facts for any post-fire legal processes
  • Identify trends
  • Develop fire safety education programs
  • Develop codes and standards

Obtain a Fire Investigation Report

If you would like to request a basic fire investigation report, please call us at 650-688-8400.

Please include the following:

  • Incident date and time
  • Incident location
  • Nature of request

Report Requests are subject to a fee


Monday - Thursday
7:00 am – 5:00 pm

We are located at:

Menlo Park Fire Protection District Administration Building
170 Middlefield Rd.
Menlo Park, CA  94025

Contact: 650-688-8400

Email: Contact Us