Long Beach Fire Department (California)

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Long Beach Fire Department
Long Beach Fire Department's logo
Seal
Operational area
Country United States
State California
City Long Beach
Agency overview[1]
Established1897
Annual calls70,244 (2012)
Annual budget$92.7 million (2012)
StaffingCareer
Fire chiefXavier Espino
EMS levelALS & BLS
IAFF372
Facilities and equipment[1]
Battalions3
Stations23
Engines18
Trucks4
Ambulances13 (8 ALS, 5 BLS)
HAZMAT1
USAR1
Airport crash3
Fireboats2
Website
Official website
IAFF website

The Long Beach Fire Department provides fire protection and emergency medical services to the city of Long Beach, California.[2] In addition to serving 55 square miles (140 km2) with over 500,000 residents, the department's Marine Safety Division patrols the waterways and beach front areas.

Operations[edit]

Marine Safety Division[edit]

The Marine Safety Division is responsible for the operation and management of the marine safety and lifeguard division as well as the safe and lawful use of the 9 miles (14 km) of beaches, 5,300 acres (2,100 ha) of oceanfront property,waterways and marinas.[3] This includes the Port of Long Beach and Alamitos Bay. The division staffs 9 facilities year round, with an additional 41 stations during the summer.[1] Additionally the division has at its disposal 6 rescue boats, 7 beach patrols and a dive rescue unit. In 2012, lifeguards and other members of the marine safety division responded to 17,867 calls for service.[1]

Stations & Apparatus[edit]

Crash 3 responding to a call at Long Beach Airport.

The Long Beach Fire Department currently operates out of 23 Fire Stations, located throughout the city.[4]

Neighborhood Engine Company Truck Company EMS BLS Rescue Unit Other
1 Downtown Long Beach Engine 1 Truck 1 Rescue 1 Battalion 1|[5]
2 Alamitos Beach Engine 2 BLS Rescue 2 [6]
3 Washington Engine 3 Rescue 3 [7]
4 Eastside Engine 4 Rescue 4 [8]
5 Rancho Estates Engine 5 Light and Air 5 [9]
6 Queensway Bay Engine 6 USAR 6, USAR Utility 6 [10]
7 Sunrise Engine 7 Truck 7 [11]
8 Belmont Shore Engine 8[I 1] [12]
9 Bixby Knolls Engine 9 Rescue 9 [13]
10 MacArthur Park Engine 10 Rescue 10 [14]
11 Addams Engine 11 Truck 11 Rescue 11 [15]
12 North Long Beach Engine 12 Rescue 12, BLS Rescue 12 Foam 12, MCI 12 [16]
13 West Long Beach Engine 13 BLS Rescue 13 [17]
14 Alamitos Heights Engine 14 BLS Rescue 14 Battalion 2 [18]
15 Port of Long Beach Engine 15 Fire Boat 15 [19]
16 Long Beach Airport BLS Rescue 16 Crash 1, Crash 3, Crash 5, Battalion 3
Reserve Crash 7, Reserve Crash 9
[20]
17 Artcraft Manor Engine 17 Truck 17 [21]
18 Carson Park Rescue 18 [22]
19 Lakewood Village Engine 19 HazMat Support Unit [23]
20 Port of Long Beach Engine 20 Fireboat 20 [24]
21 Alamitos Bay Marina Rescue Boat 1, Rescue Boat 2, Rescue Boat 3 [25]
22 Los Altos Engine 22 Rescue 22 [26]
24 San Pedro Engine 24 HazMat 24 [27]
  1. ^ back in service as of 2016-10-01 after being shutdown since 2013-01-02

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "2012 Info". Long Beach Fire Department. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Long Beach Fire Department". City of Long Beach, California. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Marine Safety Division". Long Beach Fire Department. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Fire Department Organization Chart". City of Long Beach, California. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  5. ^ "LBFD Station 1". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  6. ^ "LBFD Station 2". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  7. ^ "LBFD Station 3". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  8. ^ "LBFD Station 4". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  9. ^ "LBFD Station 5". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  10. ^ "LBFD Station 6". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  11. ^ "LBFD Station 7". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  12. ^ "LBFD Station 8". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  13. ^ "LBFD Station 9". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  14. ^ "LBFD Station 10". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  15. ^ "LBFD Station 11". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  16. ^ "LBFD Station 12". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  17. ^ "LBFD Station 13". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  18. ^ "LBFD Station 14". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  19. ^ "LBFD Station 15". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  20. ^ "LBFD Station 16". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  21. ^ "LBFD Station 17". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  22. ^ "LBFD Station 18". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  23. ^ "LBFD Station 19". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  24. ^ "LBFD Station 20". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  25. ^ "LBFD Station 21". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  26. ^ "LBFD Station 22". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  27. ^ "LBFD Station 24". Code2High. Retrieved 16 February 2015.