Defender Hose Company Three Is a Combination Volunteer/Career Staffed Fire Department Providing Fire Suppression And Emergency Medical Care To The Fire District We Serve. Defender Fire Has A Career Roster of 10 Firefighters with an additional 10 Supplement of Volunteer staff. The Department Operates Five Stations In multiple Districts with one Being an Aircraft Rescue And Firefighting Station at The Half Moon bay Regional Airport (SLMB)

Services Offered by The Department Include Advanced Life Support Paramedic Ambulances, Fire Suppression and Extrication, Marine Rescue and Firefighting, Hazardous Materials Response As Well As Technical Rescue and Aero-medical Evacuations and Rescue. The Department Is Lead by Chief Matthew O'Reilly (Tnick3) And Assistant Chief Christian Haupt.