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LBFD Fire Ambassadors Senior Safety Program

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

The Long Beach Fire Ambassadors are offering Senior Safety Program presentations to seniors in the community.  Statistics show that seniors are at risk for accidental fires and falls in the home.  If you would like to schedule a fire safety presentation for your organization please contact the Long Beach Fire Department Community Services Division at […]

Incident Command System Class

Monday, October 17th, 2011

On October 11th through the 13th, 2011, the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) Training Center hosted an Incident Command System or ICS class.  Firefighter from as far away as San Diego and the Bay Area attended this three-day class on Intermediate Incident Command (ICS-300).  The 28 students (nine from the LBFD) discussed various incident management […]

Trench Rescue Drill

Monday, October 17th, 2011

On October 15, 2011 the Long Beach Fire Department Urban Search And Rescue (USAR) team and Engine 6 conducted a Trench Rescue drill at the Fire Training Center with a total of 16 firefighters.  For the exercise, the ‘victim’ was partially buried about eight feet below ground level simulating an emergency rescue.  Trench Rescue involves […]

USAR Drill at SA Recycling Center

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

On February 6, 2011, the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD) specialized Urban Search And Rescue (USAR) team participated in a metal cutting drill at the SA Recycling Center located in the Port of Long Beach.  This drill was designed to train our USAR members to cut large metal objects in case of a disaster where […]

Gantry Crane Training 160 Feet Up

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

December 6th marked another day on the calendar where the Long Beach Fire Department and Los Angeles County Fire Department teamed up for a multi-agency drill in the Port of Long Beach.  As one of the busiest ports in the world, the Port of Long Beach is home to many large pieces of machinery that […]

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