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Welcome to the La Verne Fire Department website. We hope you find this site helpful and informative.

The mission of the La Verne Fire Department is to preserve life, property, and the environment of the City of La Verne in a safe, efficient, and cost effective manner. Our members place high value on Integrity, Professionalism, Dedication, and Community. This site is intended to provide you with answers to the most frequently asked questions and give you information about our organization and how we serve the community.

La Verne Ladder Truck
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A Red Flag warning is issued by the National Weather Service when low humidity, warm temperatures, dry fuels and strong winds could combine to produce extreme fire behavior that is either occurring or will occur within 24 hours. These are some of the criteria considered prior to issuing a Red Flag Warning:

  • Sustained wind speeds averaging 15 mpg or greater
  • Relative humidity of 25% or less
  • Temperature over 75 degrees F
  • Ten hour fuel moisture at 8% or less for one day

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FIRE WARNING LEVELS

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5 days ago

La Verne Fire Department
20 years later... Remember, honor and pay tribute! Today we pay tribute to all those who tragically lost their lives. We honor the first responders and all who ran toward danger to help those in need. Our hearts are with all of the families and loved ones affected by this tragedy. #neverforget #911 #PatriotDay #paytribute #honor #lvfd ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

La Verne Fire Department
Happy Labor Day! Today La Verne Fire Department pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers! We honor the men and women who fought tirelessly for workers' rights. Have a safe and wonderful day!#lvfd #laverneproud #wedonttakedaysoff #drivesafe ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

La Verne Fire Department
🚒👨‍🚒Please give a warm La Verne welcome to our new Fire Chief, Chris Nigg. We welcome the community to join us on Tuesday, September 7th at 0600pm at City Hall (3660 D Street) and on Zoom for Fire Chief Nigg's badge pinning. 🎉🎉🎉Your La Verne Firefighters look forward to collaborating with Fire Chief Nigg on the future of our Fire Department. As you know, we have had four interim Fire Chiefs over the past several years. We are excited to start this new chapter with a permanent Fire Chief. Fire Chief Nigg wants the community to know that “I am excited and humbled by the opportunity to lead the La Verne Fire Department. From the front offices to the floor, our staff are well-respected and as highly skilled as they come. I am fortunate to be apart of the collaborative revitalization before us and enthusiastically looking forward to building upon the great foundation we're so proudly known for."Fire Chief Chris Nigg has over 20 years of Fire Service and EMS experience. He started his fire career as Firefighter for the San Bernardino City Fire Department in 2004. He lateraled to the Fullerton Fire Department as a Captain in 2015 and was promoted to Battalion Chief in 2017. In 2018, Chief Nigg was promoted to Division Chief of Logistics and Support Services before transitioning to Administration and Fire Marshal in 2020. Prior to promoting to the Chief ranks, his specialties were fire department truck company operations, training, urban search & rescue specialties, aircraft rescue and firefighting, community risk reduction efforts, CERT and Engine Company level fire prevention details. Chief Nigg has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Arizona State University and a Masters of Science Degree in Emergency Services Administration from California State University, Long Beach, emphasizing in municipal emergency service delivery and emergency management. Chief Nigg and his wife Cassie were married in 2018 and enjoy their downtime together at home when they’re able to or look to get away to a good travel destination as often as possible. Welcome, Fire Chief Nigg! Thank you for choosing La Verne Fire Department.🚒#LVFD #firefighter #newbeginnings ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

La Verne Fire Department
Save the date 🗓 for the biennial #LaVerne Public Safety Open House on Saturday, October 2, from 9:00am - 1:00pm! This year’s event will feature:🚨Station Tours🚨Range Simulator🚨Public Safety Vehicles🚨Vendors🚨Live Demonstrations🚨Bouncers🚨Games🚨Food🚨Raffles, prizes, and giveawaysThis year we are excited to announce that Open House will also include a Bike Rodeo for kids 15 and under! More details to come…#LaVerne#publicsafety#openhouse#police#fire#bikerodeo ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

La Verne Fire Department
La Verne Fire Department wants to give a huge thank you to Fire Chief Waterhouse for all his leadership, hard work and dedication for the past few months. We appreciate everything he was able to accomplish in the short time he was here. Thank you again Chief!! Enjoy your retirement again!! #lvfd #lavernefire #laverneproud #leadership ... See MoreSee Less
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