Alpine County EMS
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Mariposa County EMS

Alpine County

alpineAlpine County is located in the Sierra Nevada mountains, between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park.   There are 743 square miles in Alpine County and the county seat is Markleeville. Parts of the Eldorado, Stanislaus, and Toiyabe National Forests cover a large portion of the county. The major highways in the county are State Route’s 4, 88, and 89. The county is geographically divided by the Sierra Nevadamountains and Highway 4 is closed during the winter months. Alpine County has the smallest population of any county in the State of California.

The eastern side of the county, along the Highway 4 corridor, is home to the Bear Valley Ski Resort. Ambulance service into this area of the county is provided, in a non-exclusive operating area, by Ebbetts Pass Fire District. Patients who are ill or injured are primarily transported to Mark Twain St. Joseph’s Hospital in San Andreas.   Air ambulance service is provided by PHI Air Medical, CalStar, and REACH.

The western side of the county, along the Highway 88 corridor, is home to the Kirkwood Ski Resort.   Patients who are ill or injured are primarily transported to Barton Memorial Hospital in South Lake Tahoe, or Carson Valley Medical Center in Gardnerville, Nevada.   Ambulance service to this area of the county is provided, in a non exclusive operating area, by Lake Valley Fire Department.

Alpine County Map

Dispatch Agency

Alpine County Sheriff’s Department

14777 State Route 89
P.O. Box 278
Markleeville, CA 96120

Fire Departments

Bear Valley Fire Department

P.o. Box 5103
Bear Valley, CA 95223

Kirkwood Fire Department

P.O.. Box 247
Kirkwood, CA 95646

Markleville Fire Department

P.O. Box 158
Markleeville, CA 96120

Woodfords Fire Department

65 Diamond Valley Road
Markleeville, CA 96120


Ambulance Providers

Ebbetts Pass Fire District

1037 Blagen Road
P.,O. Box 66
Arnold, CA 95223

Lake Valley Fire District

2211 Keetak Street
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Alpine County EMS

(530) 694-2146

Air Ambulance Providers

PHI Air Medical
801-D Airport
Modesto CA 95354

Cal-Star – Highway 4 corridor

12151 Airport Road
Jackson, CA 95642

CalStar – Highway 88 corridor

1901 Airport Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Care Flight

450 Edison Way
Reno, NV 89502-4117


6364 South Lindbergh Street
Stockton, CA 95206


Mark Twain St. Josephs

768 Mountain Ranch Road
San Andreas, CA 95249

Barton Memorial Hospital

2170 South Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Carson Valley Medical Center

1107 Highway 395, South
Gardnerville, Nevada 89410

Medical Rendezvous Point

Health Department

Laramie Street, Markleeville

(530) 694-2146

Law Rendezvous Point

Sheriff's Office

14777 Hwy 49, Markleeville

Disaster Control Facility

Mobilization Center

General Information

Population: 1,262

Square Miles: 743.2 - 12.4% of Square Miles in Region

Our Mission

"To ensure the appropriate provision of quality pre-hospital care services to the public in a cost effective manner as an integrated part of the overall health care system."

Providing the framework for quality emergency medical services to the citizens of Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, and Mariposa Counties.

Contact Info

Mountain Valley EMS Agency

3505 Spangler Lane, Suite 405, Lake Tulloch Plaza
Copperopolis, CA 95228

Tel: (209) 529-5085
Fax: (209) 529-1496

Office Hours

M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm
Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm


Monday: 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Tue-Thu: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Friday: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm (every day)