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LBFD and Boeing Firefighters Practice Downed Firefighter Rescue Techniques

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

On the morning of August 17, 2010, firefighters from Long Beach Fire Department joined firefighters from Boeing Fire Department for a joint exercise at the Boeing building number 15.  This structure is an enormous warehouse-like facility that has been used for aircraft manufacture.  Various scenarios were set up by proctors in order to test firefighter’s […]

Live Fire Training

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Video of the recent drill.  Firefighters experience fire behaviors and practice aggressive interior fire attack on the LBFD regional burn building known as O’Cady’s.

Long Beach Firefighters and Lifeguards take step for water safety

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

The firefighters and lifeguards that are responsible for response in and around the water conducted water safety training recently at the Belmont Plaza Pool. The purpose of the drill was to teach survival techniques to firefighters and lifeguards that may have fallen in the water wearing full structural protective clothing and breathing from an air supply. […]

Golden Gardian Port Protector Exercise Video

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

The multi agency drill was conducted at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach. More…

New Hurst Tool Training

Monday, March 1st, 2010

  Over the course of three days, more than 65 members of the Long Beach Fire Department were trained in the use of the new extrication equipment (Jaws of Life) purchased over the last few months. The new equipment was necessary because newer cars use exotic metals like Boron alloy and high strength steel to […]

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