Long Beach fire department

City Council Approves New Technology to Help Fire Department Streamline Systems

lbfd-fire-department The Long Beach City Council has approved the use of a web-based system to help the Fire Department better manage inspection, testing, and maintenance services for fire-protection systems at thousands of buildings throughout the City’s 52 square miles.

Local Beaches Closed After Tar Balls Wash Up on Shores

beach-trash The Long Beach Fire Department in collaboration with other City of Long Beach governmental agencies have determined that in the best interest of public safety, the immediate closure of area beaches is required from 1st Place through 72nd Place. 

Explosion and Fire Lead to Discovery of Drug Lab; Suspect Arrested

crime-scene-tape-lg On Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at approximately 3:00 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to a residence in the 200 block of Belmont Avenue to assist the Long Beach Fire Department and Arson investigators after a drug lab was discovered.

Vice Mayor Lowenthal Honors Stewards of the Second District

Fire Station #2 were one of 72 recipients honored as a Steward of the Second District earlier this month. Fire Station #2 were one of 72 recipients honored as a Steward of the Second District earlier this month. On Thursday, December 11, 2014 Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal recognized 72 residents, businesses, community groups and city staff as “Stewards of the Second District”, because of their leadership and commitment to our community and the City of Long Beach.

Armed Man Shot by Police During Missing Person Investigation

crime-scene-tape-lg On November 21, 2014, Long Beach Police were dispatched to the 2300 block of Eucalyptus Avenue to assist in locating a missing female juvenile. During the investigation, an officer involved shooting occurred which resulted in the death of a male adult.

Miller Children’s Hospital Patients Trick-or-Treat with LBFD

A Miller Children’s patient and her family get ready to trick or treat hospital-style with the Child Life Department and the Long Beach Fire Department. Patients and members of the Long Beach Fire Department parade through the halls ofMiller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach picking up treats at different hospital departments. Spirits were high Friday at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach where more than 50 patients and their families, each accompanied by a member of the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD), trick-or-treated through the halls.

LBFD Joins American Red Cross to Launch Home Fire Preparedness Campaign

house-fire Home fires kill an average of seven people every day across the nation, and cause approximately $7 billion in direct property damage every year. The Long Beach Fire Department is excited to work in partnership with the American Red Cross as they launch their Home Fire Preparedness Campaign on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

Long Beach First Responders Complete Catalina Swim Challenge to Benefit Pediatric Cancer Research

Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Center patient, Sydney Waldrop, 9, greets Long Beach lifeguard, Tyler Anderson, as he comes to shore after completing the 2nd Annual Catalina Swim Challenge. Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center patient, Sydney Waldrop, 9, greets Long Beach lifeguard, Tyler Anderson, as he comes to shore after completing the 2nd Annual Catalina Swim Challenge. To close Childhood Cancer Awareness Month the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) partnered with Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach for the 2nd Annual Catalina Swim Challenge, an open water, overnight, swim relay benefiting pediatric cancer research programs at Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center (JJCCC) at Miller Children’s.

LBFD Adopts PulsePoint App to Alert Citizens to Persons in Need of CPR

lbfd-pulse-point To aid cardiac arrest victims quickly, the Long Beach Fire Department, The PulsePoint Foundation and Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach are making the PulsePoint app available to individuals in the City of Long Beach.

LBFD to Host “READY Long Beach” Community Preparedness Expo

ready-long-beach Long Beach Fire Department CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) and other city departments and disaster response agencies will host the first-ever “READY Long Beach” Community Preparedness Expo on October 4, 2014, to help residents prepare for incidents such as earthquakes, fires, floods, and act of terrorism.

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