The Foster City Fire Department, governed by the City of Foster City in California, protects the lives and properties of citizens. It offers fire suppression and prevention and hazardous material response services. The full-service department also provides emergency medical care solutions. The Foster City Fire Department maintains various fire engines and responds to emergency medical calls. In addition, it undertakes fire suppression-related activities for single-family and multifamily residences, vehicles, offices, research laboratories, restaurants and care homes. The department offers animal, elevator and water rescue services. The Foster City Fire Department additionally operates a fire prevention bureau and provides arson investigation solutions.