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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3 days ago

La Verne Fire Department
Your La Verne Firefighters participated in the Stairclimb for Los Angeles today. They climbed 75 flights (1,664 steps) straight up at the US Bank Tower in full firefighting gear. At 1,005 feet, the US Bank Tower is home to the tallest stairwell west of the Mississippi.Fire departments from all over Southern California and beyond take part as a way to give back to the community, build camaraderie and challenge themselves to better prepare for things they may have to face on the job. We had 6 members compete today, with one coming in 10th overall!#lavernefiredepartment lavernefire #LVFD #laverne #firefighter #stairclimb #stairclimbforlosangeles ... See MoreSee Less
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7 days ago

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La Verne Fire Sr. Management Analyst Jennifer Brown attended the California Fire Chiefs’ Association Administrative Fire Services Section (@afss_calchiefs) Quarterly Meeting hosted by @santabarbaracityfire. AFSS serves as a resource network for fire administrative professionals that allows them to increase proficiency and endurance their professional status. Looking forward to the next one! #afss #afsssouth #fireadmins #fireadministration #calchiefs #lavernefiredepartment #lavernefire #lvfd ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

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Join our team!🚑 We are currently taking applications for Ambulance Operators. The recruitment is limited to the first 50 qualified applicants. If you or anyone you know might be interested in applying you can find the link in our bio or visit:www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityoflaverneGood luck and read the instructions carefully! ... See MoreSee Less
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Last week, the La Verne Fire Department hosted its 1st Annual Recognition Event, honoring recent new hires, promotions, retirements, and outstanding service in front of our honorees' friends and family. It is important to recognize those coming into our ranks for the first time, those who have chosen to become leaders in rank, and those who have put LVFD before their own needs, sacrificing additional time and energy for this community.It was a beautiful afternoon and we look forward to doing it again each year!#lavernefiredepartment #lavernefire #LVFD #laverne #NewHires #promotions #OutstandingService #recognitionevent ... See MoreSee Less
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MUTUAL AID UPDATE:Your La Verne Firefighters are heading home! After a nearly two-week deployment, strike team XLB 1275C has been demobilized from the Mountain Fire and will slowly make their way back to Southern California. Their travels began on the Gulch Fire in the Angeles National Forest, before heading to the Route Fire in Castaic. The Mill Fire in Siskyou County began to threaten lives and property and they were immediately requested to respond to Northern California to assist. Ultimately they completed their tour on the nearby Mountain Fire. With wildfires threatening our state more so now than ever before, we couldn’t be more proud to play our part in the California master mutual aid system. We look forward to seeing them home soon. ❤️#mutualaid #mutualaidupdate #lavernefiredepartment #lavernefire #lvfd ... See MoreSee Less
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