The Rialto Fire Department Emergency Medical Service provides planning, compliance, review, and oversight for the provisions of clinical medical care. The Rialto Fire Department provides first responder and ambulance transportation services to the City.
The Rialto Fire Department staffs all fire engines, trucks, and ambulances with at least one Paramedic. All other positions are staffed by Emergency Medical Technicians.
The Rialto Fire Department is one of the pilot agencies for Community Paramedicine in California. Rialto Fire Department has specially trained Paramedics that provide out-of-hospital care at community member's homes to treat underlying medical conditions and prevent future unnecessary hospitalization.