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Burlingame Emergency Services

As a part of maintaining the Burlingame’s high standard of living, the city has placed a strong emphasis on the development and accessibility of Burlingame emergency services. From police and fire services, public works and hospitals to disaster relief programs, the city has put many programs in place to keep residents safe. Whether you need to report a potential danger, such as a maintenance problem, or a major disaster hits, there are always steps you can take to help yourself and those around you.

Burlingame Emergency Services
Criminal, fire or medical emergency: 911. If for some reason 911 isn’t working, call 650- 692-0310 to reach Burlingame’s emergency center.

Police Department:
1111 Trousdale Drive, Burlingame, CA
(650) 777-4100 (non-emergency)

Fire Department Stations:

799 California Drive, Burlingame, CA
(650) 342-2215 (non-emergency)

1399 Rollins Road, Burlingame, CA
(650) 692-0313 (non-emergency)

Code Enforcement (emergency in progress): 911

This includes actions like illegal dumping, toxic dumping or after-hour construction noise.

When you call, please provide the following to the person on the line:

  • A description of the illegal act or violation;
  • A physical description of the violator;
  • A vehicle description and license number, the last direction of travel and the location of the incident.

Code Enforcement (non-emergency): 650-558-7208

Power Outage: Report to PG&E at 1-800-743-5002.

Public works (emergency): Involving sewer and water lines, sidewalks, streets and electrical systems.

  • 650-558-7670 between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.
  • 650-692-0310 for emergencies after regular hours and on weekends and holidays

Public works (non-emergency): 650-558-7670 between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Streetlight problems:

  • City of Burlingame Electrical Division covers those on metal light poles: 650-558-7670.
  • PG&E maintains those on wood utility poles: 1-800-743-5002

Major Disasters


  • Find escape routes from your home and practice taking them with your family.
  • Designate a safe place to meet if your home is no longer safe.
  • Designate a contact person out of the area, and ask your family member to call them and report where they are if you are separated. Having them out of area is important since long-distance phone service is usually restored before local service.

Updates in case of emergency:

Radio Stations:

Emergency Centers:

  • In the case of a disaster, city employees will assess the damage and set up necessary emergency centers in safe areas.
  • Will most likely be located at public buildings, including churches and schools.
  • These centers will provide food, water and medical care.
  • Will distribute sandbags in case of flooding. The primary sandbag center is at California Drive and Juanita Ave.
  • Check out the city’s “Get Ready” sheet.


Burlingame, California hospitals and nearby medical centers:
Mills-Peninsula Health Services
1609 Trousdale Drive, Burlingame, CA
(650) 696-3560

Burlingame Medical Services

For emergency and non-emergency transportation to medical centers:

American Medical Response
1510 Rollins Road, Burlingame, CA
(650) 235-1333

Emergency Room Services

For a Burlingame, CA ER or an emergency room nearby:

Mid-Peninsula Medical Group
1501 Trousdale Drive, Burlingame, CA
(650) 696-5446

Seton Coastside Hospital
600 Marine Boulevard, Moss Beach, CA
(650) 563-7100

San Mateo Medical Center
South San Mateo, San Mateo, CA
(650) 573-2222

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