Welcome to the Redondo Beach Fire Department
On August 29, 2022, Fire Chief Patrick Butler was sworn in as the interim Fire Chief and Harbor Master for Redondo Beach. Chief Butler spent 31 years in the Los Angeles Fire Department and retired as the Assistant Fire Chief. He holds a doctorate from USC, a Masters from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, a Bachelors in Management and is a Harvard Fellow. He has responded to thousands of emergencies in his career and holds several federal qualifications in the Incident Command System. Born the son of a Mexican immigrant he speaks fluent Spanish and spent much of his youth growing up in his mother's hometown of Veracruz, Mexico.
Welcome to the Redondo Beach Fire Department web site. We hope the information provided will be helpful to you and your family. The Redondo Beach Fire Department is a full service Fire Department that provides fire suppression, emergency medical response, code enforcement and marine safety services.
The Redondo Beach Fire Department provides its services from three Fire Stations strategically located within the City boundaries. Additionally, Fire Station #3 serves as the base for our Harbor Patrol unit providing services to all boaters within the Marina. The Redondo Beach Fire Department provides for the public’s safety by deploying and staffing a variety of emergency response vehicles. In addition to firefighting, the Department cross-trains its staff to provide special services such as emergency medical care, hazardous materials management, and special rescue operations.
The Department maintains two dedicated paramedic units, three fully staffed fire engines, a battalion chief, a 100’ ladder truck, a marine rescue/harbor patrol vessel, and a fire boat. Additional resources include a hazardous materials response unit and light/air support vehicle. These Department resources are available 24 hours a day for those in need.Our mission is “Serving the community by protecting life, property, and the environment through prevention, education and emergency services.”
Fire Station 1 - (Fire Administration); 401 S. Broadway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Fire Station 2 - 2400 Grant Ave, Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Fire Station 3 - (Harbor Patrol); 280 Marina Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
You can contact us via email at
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Redondo Beach Fire Department Measures Related to Novel Coronavirus
In keeping with the March 12, 2020 City Manager Proclamation of a Local Emergency due to the serious and imminent threat of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), and today's March 16, 2020 Countywide Order by the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health, as of March 17th, the Redondo Beach Fire Department offices will be temporarily closed to the public. Please check the City website at www.Redondo.org for any updated information.
The City of Redondo Beach is in cooperation with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to respond to the directives issued by Governor Newsom. To ensure we are taking the appropriate actions to protect our residents against the spread of the Covid-19/Corona Virus, and out of an abundance of caution and concern for our residents, the Fire Department has decided to take the following preventative measures:
• Reschedule non-essential meetings.
• Cancel attendance to all on/off site public education events including station tours.
• RBFD COVID-19 screening and decision making algorithm (see attachment).
• Adjusted Plan Check/Building Inspection Procedures:
Email BuildingRedondo@redondo.org for additional information/requests.
Assistance is available during the normal business hours of 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and every other Friday at (310) 318-0663. Due to the anticipated high volume of calls, you may have to leave a message. Your call will be returned within one business day.
Please refer to the March 16, 2020 Press Release for further information.
Click here for the March 31, 2020 Update to the City Manager Emergency Actions Ordered.
For more information about 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), visit the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health website at http://publichealth.lacounty.gov and the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.
These web pages include guidance for individuals, employers, health care workers, and the like. Click the links below for more information from the County of Los Angeles Public Health Department.