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The mission of the Long Beach
Fire Department is to protect lives, property and the environment, improving the quality of life and safety of the community.

Long Beach Firefighter saving a child from a house fire

Welcome to the Long Beach Fire Department's Website...

On March 16, 1897, when the citizens of Long Beach were concerned about the increasing number of uncontrollable fires, 28 charter members signed up as volunteer firemen. Thus, the Long Beach Fire Department was established to serve the community. More LBFD history

The Long Beach Fire Department has come a long way since it's humble beginnings, and we currently have 527.26 FTE (full time equivalent) uniformed and civilian personnel budgeted. Video


  • Maintain citywide presence to effectively respond to fire, medical, beach, and waterway emergencies.
  • Provide effective prevention, education, and preparedness services.
  • Coordinate the City's disaster management and Homeland Security efforts.
  • Improve the quality of life for our community.

Long Beach Fire Department Headquarters

Fire Headquarters
3205 Lakewood Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 570-2500

Phone Numbers
Dispatch/ Non-Emergency
(562) 570-9400
(do not dial if you require an emegency response)

Training Center
(562) 570-3350

Disaster Management
(562) 570-9250
Community Services
(562) 570-2598
CERT Hotline
(562) 570-2525

Marine Safety Division (562) 570-1286

CPR Classes
(562) 570-2535

We take pride in our job and believe our web site offers
you the opportunity to get better acquainted with the
many services we offer, including:

Emergency Services | Fire Prevention| CERT
Junior Lifeguards | Safe Haven | Safe House | CPR Training

We hope you enjoy your virtual tour of the Department and welcome your comments.