The Lakeside Fire Department works to provide fire suppression and prevention and emergency medical services. It offers the Lakeside Fire Pals Program, which imparts fire protection skills among students in pre-kindergarten through grade five. The department offers information regarding fire prevention and smoke detectors, as well as conducts various fire safety education programs. It also provides repair services for vehicles, as well as offers contract services for the U.S. forest service vehicles. The department offers treatment services for individuals who suffer from illnesses and injuries. The Lakeside Fire Department is operated by the Lakeside Fire Department District, which operates several fire stations. The department is located in Lakeside, Calif.