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The Long Beach Fire Department was established on March 16, 1897 after a number of uncontrollable fires that resulted in a total loss of property. Twenty-eight charter members signed up as volunteer firemen. A hand drawn ladder truck and other fire equipment was housed in a building in the alley between Ocean and 1st Street, Pine and Pacific.
The Los Angeles Fire Department preserves life and property, promotes public safety and fosters economic growth through a commitment to prevention, preparedness, response and recovery as an all risk life safety response provider.
The men and women of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) are dedicated to the fire protection and stewardship of over 31 million acres of California’s privately-owned wildlands. In addition, the Department provides varied emergency services in 36 of the State’s 58 counties via contracts with local governments.
The mission of FEMA is to support the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA’s goals by improving the competencies of the U.S. officials in Emergency Management at all levels of government to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the potential effects of all types of disasters and emergencies on the American people.