The Williams Fire Protection Authority (WFPA) is a Joint Powers Authority between the City of Williams and the Williams Fire Protection District. The WFPA covers over 320 square miles in Western Colusa County CA. that includes 15 miles of Interstate 5 and 35 miles of State Highway 20 that leads to Fort Bragg and the California coast.
The City of Williams has a population of 5600 and is known for Granzella’s and Louie Cairos restaurants.
The response area covers part of the Colusa National Wildlife Area that is part of the Pacific Flyway for migratory animals.
The WFPA is a combination department with a paid fire chief, 4 shift firefighters, one administration, and 40 volunteer firefighters. The department responds to over 600 incidents on a yearly basis that includes BLS medical, vehicle extrication, wildland, confined space rescue and structural firefighting. The fire station is located at 810 E. Street in the City of Williams.
The WFPA is proud to have an Insurances Services Organization (ISO) rating of 4/6. A 4 rating within the city limits and hydrant areas and 6 rating in the rural area up to 5 miles from the fire station.