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Fire Department

Mission
The City of Long Beach Fire Department is committed to protecting property owner’s investments and promoting public health, safety, and welfare to enhance the quality of life in our City.


Description of Services
The City of Long Beach Fire Department has been in operation since 1910. It is currently comprised of approximately 135 Volunteer Firefighters/EMS, 15 Paid Firefighters/EMS and 6 Paid Paramedics.

The department protects approximately 43,000 people residing in the City of Long Beach and the Atlantic Beach, and East Atlantic Beach Fire Districts.  Each year, the department responds to almost 5,000 emergency calls. Long Beach provides Fire and EMS protection by contract to the Atlantic Beach and East Atlantic Beach Fire Districts.

Fire and Emergency Operations are under the command of the Chief and three Assistant Chiefs of the Volunteer Fire Department. Fire Department Administration is under the control of the Fire Commissioner.

 

Volunteer Firefighters
Career Firefighters