Posted Aug. 14, 2014, 8:51 am
As part of the unique deployment of Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) resources to the California-Oregon July Complex Wildfires, Santa Monica Firefighter Joe Cavin, led by Los Angeles City Captain Cecco Secci and a six member team, was dispatched to a water tender accident where it rolled 150' down the side of a mountain trapping the driver/operator on Tuesday, Aug. 12.
Posted Aug. 10, 2014, 8:52 am
A fire on Saturday afternoon in the attic of a two-story apartment building in Redondo Beach caused heavy damage to rear units but no injuries, a Redondo Beach Fire Department official said.
Posted Jul. 26, 2014, 8:59 am
A boy and girl were airlifted from a cliff above Tapia Park in Malibu today after they suffered non-life-threatening injuries while hiking with a camp group.
Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 12:43 pm
A fire damaged a house in the Pacific Palisades area today, but no one was hurt.
Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 9:18 am
A man was hospitalized with minor injuries and a woman was treated at the scene for minor injuries after a small fire in a multistory apartment building in Venice early today, authorities said.
Posted Jul. 19, 2014, 9:07 am
Firefighters on Friday rescued a hiker injured in the Pacific Palisades area. The rescuers were sent to the area of Temescal Canyon Road and and Sunset Boulevard shortly after 10 a.m., Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
Posted Jul. 4, 2014, 6:00 am
With today's celebration of the July 4 holiday, the Santa Monica Fire and Police Departments is reminding the community that all types of fireworks are illegal in the City of Santa Monica.
Posted Jul. 2, 2014, 9:12 am
Members of the Santa Monica Fire Department attended the memorial service for two-year-old Noah Looney in Clark County, Nevada on June 21.
Posted Jun. 30, 2014, 9:27 am
Kanan-Dume Road north of Malibu was briefly closed to traffic on Sunday as firefighters put out a small brushfire.
Posted Jun. 20, 2014, 9:23 am
A team of 22 firefighters could be found around the premises of a burning building at 1 pm on the corner of 5th and Colorado on Monday.
Posted Jun. 11, 2014, 9:15 am
An explosion and fire at Belmar Apartments at 1725 Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica at 11:48 am on Tuesday led to a contractor being rushed to hospital with critical burns to more than 40 percent of his body.
Posted Jun. 8, 2014, 9:27 am
The Santa Monica Firefighters Association has established a Fund to assist the Looney Family that was involved in Friday’s tragic crash in Santa Monica’s McClure Tunnel.
Posted Jun. 5, 2014, 8:31 am
The first week in June is recognized as National CPR Week and the American Heart Association (AHA) in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency and the Santa Monica Fire Department will be hosting the 3rd Annual Sidewalk CPR training today.
Posted May. 29, 2014, 8:13 am
Santa Monica firefighters responded to a garbage truck on fire on Tuesday, but it was quickly extinguished with no injuries.
Posted May. 22, 2014, 6:18 pm
The American Heart Association (AHA) is collaborating with the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency to coordinate a countywide effort to teach the public how to perform hands only CPR.
Posted May. 16, 2014, 7:54 am
A woman suffered smoke inhalation in a fire in a Santa Monica apartment building caused by a transformer explosion, authorities said today. ...
Posted May. 15, 2014, 11:52 pm
A transformer at the Oceana Beach Club Hotel apparently exploded and caused at least four apartment buildings in the area to become damaged by fire...
Posted May. 4, 2014, 7:33 am
An Australian firefighter has begun a fellowship that lasts the month of May with the Santa Monica Fire Department’s Training Division.
Posted May. 3, 2014, 7:54 am
Eight new Santa Monica Fire Department firefighters will graduate this month from the first SMFD fire academy of 2014. A ceremony is scheduled at 8 am next Saturday, May 10.
Posted Mar. 16, 2014, 9:20 pm
A fire on the 1000 block of Montana Avenue in Santa Monica has reportedly left five people injured.
Posted Feb. 17, 2014, 11:56 am
The Santa Monica Fire Department is investigating a fire that occurred early Monday morning inside the Gate of India Restaurant at 115 Santa Monica Boulevard in Santa Monica.
Posted Feb. 7, 2014, 6:59 am
The SuperBowl-A-Thon 18 held last Friday at the AMF Bay Shore Lanes was a huge success with about 700 bowlers taking part across six sessions from 11 am to 8:30 pm.
Posted Feb. 2, 2014, 9:29 am
First grade students at Saint Monica Catholic Elementary School visited Santa Monica Fire Station #1 on Friday, Jan. 31 for the conclusion of the nationwide Catholic Schools Week.
Posted Jan. 18, 2014, 9:35 am
The Santa Monica Fire Department was deployed as part of a mutual aid request to assist with the Colby Fire in Glendora on Thursday morning, spending 27 consecutive hours on the fire line.
Posted Jan. 14, 2014, 4:08 pm
Northbound Pacific Coast Highway lanes in the Pacific Palisades have been closed with roughly a two-acre brush fire burning alongside the freeway.