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LBFD Chief Mike DuRee Elected President of California Fire Chiefs Association

lbfd-fire-chief-duree On Friday, October 28th, Long Beach Fire Chief Mike DuRee became President of the California Fire Chiefs Association (CalChiefs). Chief DuRee was selected by other California Fire Chiefs to serve in this prestigious position for a one-year term.

Long Beach Police and Fire Departments Remind Residents All Fireworks are Illegal in Long Beach

fireworks-sparklers The Long Beach Fire and Police Departments remind all residents and visitors that all fireworks, even the so-called “Safe and Sane” variety remain illegal in the City of Long Beach.

Port Welcomes Protector, the World’s Most Advanced Fireboat

fireboat-protector-portlongbeach The fireboat Protector. Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. A new fireboat was officially welcomed into service Wednesday at the Port of Long Beach, representing a significant leap forward in protecting the harbor and the flow of trade through the nation’s second-busiest seaport.

Sunday’s “Long Beach Touch-A-Truck” Showcases Vehicles of All Shapes, Sizes

touch-a-truck Councilwoman Suzie Price is partnering with Justin Rudd’s Community Action Team to bring the 2nd Annual Touch-A-Truck to Long Beach on Sunday, May 1, 2016. Touch-A-Truck is a free, family event that offers children a hands-on opportunity to explore working trucks of all types and to meet the people who protect and serve the community.

Deputy Fire Chief David Segura Accepts Position of Fire Chief for City of Huntington Beach

Deputy Fire Chief David A. Segura Deputy Fire Chief David A. Segura Deputy Fire Chief David A. Segura, today announced his resignation from the City of Long Beach to accept the position of Fire Chief for the City of Huntington Beach. Deputy Chief Segura was hired as a Firefighter on April 21, 1986, and has also served as a Paramedic, Captain, Battalion Chief and Assistant Chief.

Long Beach Fire Promotes 9 Members and Recognizes others for their Service and Heroic Actions

Photograph courtesy of the Long Beach Fire Department. Photograph courtesy of the Long Beach Fire Department. Today, the Long Beach Fire Department recognized nine individuals that were promoted to various positions within the Fire Department. The traditional “Badge Ceremony” was held at the Long Beach Fire Department Headquarters this morning at 0900 hours.

Fire Leaves Two Injured and Others Displaced

caution crime Thursday at approximately 1:53 AM, Long Beach Fire units responded to reports of a structure fire on the 400 block of Chestnut Avenue. Fire units arrived on-scene three minutes later and reported heavy fire coming from a rear unit on the first floor of a two-story center hallway apartment complex.

Police and Fire Advise All Fireworks are Illegal in Long Beach

fireworks-sparkler With the 4th of July holiday fast approaching, the Long Beach Police and Fire Departments would like to remind residents and visitors that all fireworks, including those marked “Safe and Sane,” are illegal in the City of Long Beach.

Rockett Academy Recognizes First Class of Graduates

graduation-cap-900x600 On Sunday, May 31, 2015, the Rockett Academy recognized its first class of seventh and eighth graders who completed the year-long program. Graduates received certificates and special words of encouragement from the local firefighters who mentored them throughout the year.

New Drought Tolerant Landscape Installed at Fire Department Station 19

fire-station-19-unveils-dro Long Beach Fire Department Station 19 prior to transformation. Amid the State Water Resources Control Board’s final action on emergency regulations designating an immediate 25 percent reduction in overall potable urban water use, and as Governor Brown calls for large fines on water wasters and for increased enforcement powers afforded to local jurisdictions, the City of Long Beach is leading by example through lawn removal and drought-tolerant landscape installations at locations synonymous with high water usage including fire stations.

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