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Redondo Beach Harbor Patrol Officer Awarded Medal of Valor

March 2, 2018 

Redondo Beach Firefighter/Harbor Patrol Officer David Poirier Jr. was awarded the Medal of Valor by President Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

The Medal of Valor is the nation’s highest award for public safety officers who risk their lives attempting to save or protect others. David was one of 12 public safety officers who received this award.

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Redondo Beach Fire Association donates $1,500 to Cancer Support Community

January 17, 2018 

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month in October the Redondo Beach Fire Association sells association Fire T-shirts supporting the cause to the community with 100% of the proceeds benefitting cancer support groups. This year the association selected the Cancer Support Community of Redondo Beach as the recipient of the proceeds.

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Thanksgiving Safe Cooking Tips

November 17, 2017 

Let's make it fire safe by following these Thanksgiving safety tips.

As you plan your Thanksgiving menu don’t forget about fire safety.

Did you know Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires? The number of home fires double on Thanksgiving. So, let’s add a pinch of fire safety to the menu.

Keep these safety tips in mind as you prepare your meal.

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Cheer For Children Wish List 2017

November 14, 2017 

The Redondo Beach Fire Department, in partnership with the Redondo Beach Fire Association, is happy to support Cheer for Children in their annual holiday toy drive. Cheer for Children is a non-profit, all volunteer charity that has helped spread cheer during the holidays to many thousands of children throughout the years. This year will be their very last event helping families in our community and they are hoping to make it the best year!

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 12, 2017 

Help Redondo Beach Fire Department support Breast Cancer Awareness month by purchasing a T-shirt. The short sleeve shirts are $20.00 and the long sleeve shirts are $25.00. Part of the proceeds go to local breast cancer organizations (TBD). For more information please contact Fire Station 1 at (310) 318-0663 x4338 or stop by at 401 South Broadway (personnel not always in station).

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Countywide Mosquite Borne Disease Education Campaign

October 2, 2017 

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is conducting a Countywide Mosquito Borne Disease Education Campaign to inform the public about the continued risk of West Nile Virus and Zika Virus infections. This effort promotes actions people can take to protect themselves, their family, and their communities from mosquito-borne diseases. We are currently in peak mosquito season (which runs approximately May-November). For more information please visit

County pamphlets are also available at public counters throughout City Hall as well as city Fire Stations, Police Department, Public Works and Community Services departments.

New Fire Engine 64 Dedication

August 1, 2017 

The Redondo Beach Fire Department is pleased to invite the public to its traditional dedication ceremony for the city's newest fire engine #64.

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New Engine 64 Dedication

July 4th Block Party Permits

June 8, 2016 
Block party applications must be submitted 30 days prior to the block party date. Therefore, the City is unable to accept July 4th block party applications after June 10th.

Block Party Application Form (PDF)

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Fire Service Open House

March 29, 2016 
On Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 10 AM to 3 PM, the City of Redondo Beach's Fire Stations One and Two will open the big bay doors and welcome in the community. Redondo Fire Department takes great pride in hosting this annual event. Residents will once again have the opportunity to meet their local firefighters and tour the station.
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CERT ACADEMY 52 - FEB. 04, 2016 ~ MAR. 26, 2016

December 8, 2015 
The Redondo Beach Fire department is now accepting applications for our next CERT class. You will receive hands on training, so enrollment is limited to 40 per class. Don't miss out, sign up now.

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Spaghetti Dinner

April 30, 2015 

The Redondo Beach Fire Department personnel will be cooking and serving the community at the 8th Annual Community Spaghetti Dinner hosted by the Woman's Club of Redondo Beach on Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.


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Sharing the Ocean

January 28, 2015 
In Redondo Beach, we are truly fortunate to have the opportunity to observe the yearly migration of the majestic gray and humpback whales.
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October 8, 2014 
The California State Fire Marshal has issued an information bulletin regarding a smoke alarm recall issued for recently manufactured Kidde smoke & CO2 combination detectors. BULLETIN
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Fire Service Day - Open House

April 11, 2014 
Please join us for our annual Fire Service Day Open House on Saturday, May 10, 2014. We will open our big bay doors at 10 am to 3 pm. This is a great opportunity to bring your family and tour the station, see the fire engines up close and get acquainted with the Fire department personnel who serve your community.
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July 1, 2013 
Please remember to be safe this July 4th. The City of Redondo Beach Fire Department wishing the community a safe and joyful Independence Day!

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Annual Community Spaghetti Dinner

April 23, 2013 
Immediately following the Redondo Beach Fire Department Fire Service Day open house on May 11, 2013, come and enjoy a scrumptious dinner at the Woman's Club of Redondo Beach for their 6th Annual Community Spaghetti Dinner.
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Redondo Beach Fire Department Annual Celebration

April 15, 2013 
Please join us as we open the big bay doors at Fire Station 1 and Fire Station 2, for our annual open house. The Redondo Beach Fire Department is cordially inviting the citizens in our community for a fun filled day, during our Fire Service Day Open House on Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
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Focus on Fire Safety: Grilling and Campfires

June 6, 2012 

Every year Americans look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, picnics, and the Fourth of July. Summertime, however, also brings fires and injuries due to outdoor cooking and recreational fires. Annually, there are almost 3,800 Americans injured by gas or charcoal grill fires.

Learn Sidewalk CPR

March 14, 2012 
Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency in collaboration with the American Heart Association (AHA) is coordinating a Countywide Sidewalk Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) public education event on June 7, 2012. Redondo Beach Fire Department is participating and will be training those who live, work or play in Redondo Beach. FLYER
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The Redondo Beach Fire Department Needs YOUR Help!

February 1, 2012 
The Redondo Beach Fire Department is asking for your help….
As you all know, the City budget is tight and we are trying to come up with any means to think “outside the box” to save our community money; so…our Fire Department competed in the IKEA Firehouse Rescue Remodel contest to win a new kitchen remodel worth $25,000!!!.
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New Harbor Patrol / Fire Station 3 Construction

August 3, 2011 
On August 17th, the installation of the structural support beams for the City's new Harbor Patrol/Fire Station 3 facility have been completed. We would like to thank the residents and the boating community for their patience and understanding during this challenging phase of the construction and we do not anticipate any further need for this type of activity. We will continue to post updates on the City's Web Page as the construction continues. Should you have questions, you may contact the Redondo Beach Harbor Department at 310-318-0631.
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King Harbor Sea Fair

May 10, 2011 
There is always more to sea in Redondo Beach. Come and visit our beautiful harbor at the King Harbor Sea Fair on Sunday, May 22, from 1 pm to 5pm. 280 Yacht Club Way, Redondo Beach
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Fire Service Day - Open House May 7th, 10am - 3pm

April 6, 2011 
Come and get acquainted with your City's Fire Department personnel and learn what a typical day is like for a firefighter. Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 7, 2011, 10 am - 3 pm, and don’t miss the Redondo Beach Fire Department’s annual Fire Service Day.
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AES Powerplant Performs Heat Treatment This Weekend

January 13, 2011 

The AES Powerplant will be performing a "heat treatment" procedure this Saturday evening from Midnight to approximately 6 o'clock AM Sunday morning. This process involves the heating up of boilers in the facility; occasionally, temperatures can exceed set parameters and a pressure relief valve is activated which produces a very loud vapor extraction noise which may last approximately one (1) minute. For further information or concerns contact AES representative Cory Schilling at 310-318-7512.

Winter Holiday Safety

December 1, 2010 
The Winter holiday season is fast approaching and the Redondo Beach Fire Department would like to remind and encourage the citizens in our community to be safe during this holiday season.

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Fire Prevention Week

September 23, 2010 
Smoke Alarms: Up, Down and All Around
Redondo Beach Fire Department Reinforces Newer Smoke Alarm Recommendations During Fire Prevention Week, October 3-9, 2010
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Block Party Requests

June 28, 2010 
Effective July 1, 2010, the Public Works Department will be handling all Block Party applications and requests. Their office is located at 531 N. Gertruda Ave., open Monday through Friday, from 7am to 4pm. (310)318-0687 ext. 4587. You can also download an application here.