The Pinewood Fire Department was formed in 1973, becoming a Special Fire District in 1976. The Fire District day-to-day operations are the responsibility of Fire Chief, and are overseen by a 5-person elected Board of Directors.

Our Fire District boundaries are the community of Munds Park. Our Ambulance Service area is the same location plus 5 miles each side of Interstate 17 from Stoneman Lake exit at Mile Post 306 North to Kelly Canyon exit at Mile Post 331.

The Fire District has an ISO rating of 5.