Hermosa Beach Fire Department

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<p>The Hermosa Beach Fire Department (HBFD) consists of one station with 18 personnel, one assistant fire chief and one fire chief. The department also hires ambulance operators/interns for future firefighters. The department's history traces back to 1907, when Hermosa Beach incorporated. In addition, a past HBFD fire chief has been credited with starting a national trend of buying new white-painted fire engines instead of the traditional red.  </p> <p>Three platoons rotate a 48-hour schedule. The department has three fire engines and two ambulances. Two of engines are front line, with one for reserve. </p> <p>Currently, 16 out of 18 fire personnel have paramedic status. Hermosa Beach has provided paramedic services within the fire department since 1977.  There is a minimum of four paramedics per shift. Approximately 80 percent of the calls received by the department involve emergency medical services.</p> <p> </p>
540 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
(310) 524-2750
  • Hours: 24/7
  • Hours: Mon - Fri, 11am - 9pm; Sat, 11:30am - 9pm; Sun, 4pm - 9pm
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