CAL FIRE Equipment Sales
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 reutilize equipment by providing Fixed Price Sale to other government agencies. CAL FIRE's Mobile Equipment Facility in Davis, California holds fixed-price fire equipment sales once or twice per year. Fire agencies receive first preference in buying obsolete CAL FIRE fire equipment. For details, please contact CAL FIRE's Mobile Equipment office at (530) 757-2407.
The Department of General Services, Office of Fleet Administration's Auction Services auctions for all other CAL FIRE vehicles (excluding fire equipment). These auctions are open to the public and are "open bid" auctions. For information refer to the Office of Fleet Administration, 530-757-1063.
The next Fixed Price Fire Apparatus sale will be in the Fall 2013.