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We are a 40 member, all career fire department covering a population of approximately 15,000 people. The Long Beach Fire Department prides itself as a progressive department, with well trained personnel. In addition to fire suppression, our services include emergency medical services with registered emergency medical technicians, hazardous material response, confined space rescue, rope rescue, and a dive rescue team. The fire department also provides fire education classes to both adult and children audiences. All three stations throughout the city are manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Fire Department History
A $75,000 bond was approved in 1926 for constructing and equipping a water works and fire protection system for Long Beach. This building located on East Second Street, included City Hall (1926-1958), Water Works Department (1926-1974), and Fire Department (1926-1980)
East Second Street Station (Remodeled) around 1964. The sign in the front says "Welcome To Police Department, Fire Department Open House"
Long Beach Fire Station, Located on East 2nd Street (Present Day City Hall Location) around 1975
Alexander Road Police/Fire Station
Alexander Road Station (Fire 1981-1996 and Police 1981 - Present). This picture was taken around 1985
Where we are today
Station 1, located at 645 Klondyke Road
Station 2, located at 120 E. 2nd Street
Station 3, located at 21066 Johnson Road
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