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10 Great White Sharks Spotted Off The Coast of Long Beach

By Admin | May 10, 2017

Crews in boats were seen attempting to scare off the sharks, but the effort appeared to have no impact as the sharks lingered in the area.

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US Coast Guard Helicopter Op’s Drill with LBFD Fireboat Protector

By Admin | September 3, 2016

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LBFD Fireboat Liberty Knocks Down Seal Beach Pier Fire – Photos

By Admin | May 20, 2016

2016-05-20 (20) 2016-05-20 (19) 2016-05-20 (16) 2016-05-20 (17) 2016-05-20 (18) Rich Cowgil Photos

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Surviving an Active Shooter

By Admin | November 17, 2015

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Long Beach Junior Lifeguards STUD IRONMAN Competition, Tuesday, July 29th

By Will Nash | July 25, 2014

barefoot-beach run On Tuesday, July 29th, the Long Beach Junior Lifeguard Program will have their annual Stud Ironman event.  The competition is free and open to all, so family, friends, and swim teams are welcomed to participate.  Check in for participants begin at 8:00am, at the Lifeguard Tower south of 1st Place, adjacent to the Villa Rivera Building.  The competition begins at 9:00am.  The race will start at 1st Place and end at 72nd Place.  The competition is a run / swim / run event from rock to rock jetties.  It consists of running eastbound along the beach for a total of 4 miles, while stopping to swim out to 15 different buoys along the way including the Belmont Pier, for a total 2 mile swim.  There is a 2-hour goal to complete this challenge.  All Junior Guards that complete the event within 2 hours will receive a coveted “STUD IRONMAN” t-shirt. Accomplishment of this feat is a milestone for these kids, as they have been training in the Junior Lifeguard Program for the past five weeks, leading up to this event.  All are welcomed to come out and cheer them on.  The “In & Out Burgers” Food Truck will be selling food at the finish line, after the event.  Please contact Lifeguard Captain Scott Dixon with questions.  562-685-3102  

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