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Santa and Long Beach firefighters surprise a Miller Children’s patient in the morningwith presents, candy canes and warm smiles.
More than 50 firefighters from the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD), many on their day off, helped Santa surprise patients at their bedsides in the early morning at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach on Friday, Dec.
Capt. Gonzalo Medina newly appointed Marine Safety Chief – Photo courtesy of City of Long Beach.
Long Beach Fire Chief Mike DuRee today announced the appointment of Capt. Gonzalo Medina, a 19-year veteran of the Fire Department, as Marine Safety Chief, effective December 5, 2014.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Sunday, September 28, 2014, at approximately 1:25 a.m., Long Beach Police responded to a shots fired call in the area of 11th Street and Walnut Avenue, which resulted in the death of a male adult.
The preliminary investigation determined that the victim, identified as 26-year-old Guillermo Iturralde of West Covina, was walking down the street when someone in a nearby vehicle fired at him, and then fled the scene.
The Long Beach Fire Department’s Marine Safety Division will once again sponsor the Junior Lifeguard Program this summer. The program will be held from June 23 to August 1, 2014. The Junior Lifeguard Program offers students 9 to 17 years of age the opportunity to receive instruction in Lifeguard rescue techniques, emergency medical first-aid, ocean sports activity, physical conditioning, marine ecology, and public service.
On Saturday March 15, 2014, beginning at 8:00 a.m. the Long Beach Fire Department will hold an open test for anyone interested in becoming a Seasonal Lifeguard. Tryouts will be held at the Long Beach Lifeguard Beach Operations located at 2100 East Ocean Blvd (enter off Junipero Ave.
On Saturday evening, Long Beach Fire and Marine Safety Resources were dispatched to the Peninsula for reports of flooding in the area.