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.
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