When Cal Fire fire engines and other related equipment reaches replacement criteria it is removed from front line service. This equipment is a minimum of 15 years of age and is no longer considered cost effective for initial attack statewide wildland fire control.
It is in the best interest of the State of California to effect continued use of this surveyed/replaced Cal Fire equipment in fire service related operations. This may be accomplished through reutilization within State service, or by Fixed Price Sale to other tax entities.
Cal Fire’s Mobile Equipment Facility in Davis, California holds fire equipment sales when the Department has enough units to sell. The sales are strictly for government agencies.
For details, please contact Cal Fire’s Mobile Equipment office at (530) 757-2407. State Vehicle Sales The Department of General Services, Office of Fleet Administration’s Auction Services conducts all state vehicle auctions (excluding fire engines). These auctions are open to the public and are “open bid” auctions. For information refer to the Office of Fleet Administration, 530-757-1063.