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Los Angeles County Fire Department

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Los Angeles County Fire Department fire truck in Pico Rivera, 2019. Los Angeles Almanac photo.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) serves all unincorporated communities in Los Angeles County and 59 of the county's 88 cities. It also serves La Habra, a city adjacent to L.A. County in Orange County. In all, the department operates 177 fire stations throughout its territory. Although LACoFD serves a similar-sized population as does the City of Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), its territory, covering more than 2,200 square miles, is five times larger.

In 2023, LACoFD handled 10,781 fire incidents, 331,434 medical responses, and 449,364 other incidents. Additionally, the department's Lifeguard Operations responded to 19,021 calls for help, including 5,977 ocean rescues and 12,131 medical calls. The department operates a fire-fighting air force of ten helicopters and a lifeguard fleet of ten boats. LACoFD is among the busiest fire departments in the nation, ranking fourth behind the City of New York, City of Chicago and City of Los Angeles fire departments.

Source: Los Angeles County Fire Dept.


HEADQUARTERS: 1320 N Eastern Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90063; (213) 881-2411

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