Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 8:08 am
The Santa Monica Fire Department’s has named its new Fire Marshal -- 14-year SMFD firefighter Eric Binder
Posted Dec. 4, 2013, 9:34 am
Santa and his Santa Monica public safety helpers will be distributing good cheer and thousands of candy canes as part of the 21st annual "Candy Cane Drive” this Saturday, Dec. 7.
Posted Nov. 23, 2013, 7:44 am
Nationally syndicated news magazine “America Now,” which airs weekdays on Fox 11 at 1 pm, featured a segment Nov. 11 with Santa Monica Fire Department division chief Jose Torres and co-host Bill Rancic (“The Apprentice,” “Giuliana & Bill”).
Posted Oct. 29, 2013, 9:45 am
Boxer Rescue Los Angeles will this weekend honor the heroes from the Santa Monica Fire Department who rescued Stella, the Boxer mix, from a burning building in Santa Monica in September.
Posted Oct. 25, 2013, 9:02 am
The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce hosted its 19th Annual New Heroes Celebration at the JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot on Tuesday afternoon.
Posted Oct. 19, 2013, 8:51 am
The three firefighters injured Friday at the 11th story fire in a West LA residential building have been released from hospital and remain off-duty, according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey.
Posted Oct. 18, 2013, 12:47 pm
Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire on the 11th floor of 11700 block of Wilshire Boulevard in West Los Angeles.
Posted Oct. 16, 2013, 9:33 am
Held annually by the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, the New Heroes Celebration is an opportunity for the business community to welcome Santa Monica’s newest public servants – including educators, police officers and firefighters – to the community.
Posted Sep. 20, 2013, 8:24 am
The Santa Monica Fire Department revived an unconscious dog named Stella when they responded to a structure fire at the corner of 2nd and Hill Street last Saturday morning.
Posted Sep. 16, 2013, 9:30 am
The Santa Monica Fire Department revived an unconscious dog when they responded to a structure fire in the 2600 block of 2nd Street on Saturday morning.
Posted Sep. 13, 2013, 9:25 am
With Tuesday’s Santa Monica City Council meeting spilling over into Sept. 11, it was rather timely when council members unanimously voted to accept nearly $100,000 in federal grant money to help local firefighters respond to a potential terrorist attack or natural disaster.
Posted Sep. 10, 2013, 2:14 pm
The Santa Monica Fire Department will conduct a brief and solemn remembrance ceremony Wednesday morning to commemorate the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Posted Aug. 2, 2013, 9:09 am
An insurance company and a risk management firm have teamed up to give the Santa Monica Fire Department (SMFD) money to pay for fully equipped bikes to handle medical emergencies at crowded events like the LA Marathon and Twilight Concert Series.
Posted Jul. 29, 2013, 5:01 pm
The Santa Monica Fire Department is investigating how a fire started in the early morning hours Monday at Yankee Doodles sports bar and grill on the Third Street Promenade.
Posted Jul. 2, 2013, 9:01 am
The Santa Monica Fire and Police Departments are reminding everyone that all types of fireworks are illegal in the City of Santa Monica as the July 4 holiday approaches.
Posted Jun. 21, 2013, 9:12 am
Santa Monica’s Biennial Budget is finally coming up for a vote next week. With City officials predicting budget deficits as early as 2015, several fees have been proposed to help increase revenues into City Hall and help Santa Monica keep its bookkeeping as balanced as possible.
Posted May. 9, 2013, 9:14 am
Santa Monica Fire Department Captain Jerry Parker will be honored by the Los Angeles Emergency Medical Services Agency (LEMSA) for his 39 years of service as a paramedic next week.
Posted May. 6, 2013, 9:24 am
The Camarillo Springs fire in Ventura County is now 80 percent contained with full containment now expected on Tuesday, according to Cal Fire.
Posted May. 5, 2013, 9:22 am
Cal Fire reports that the Springs fire in Ventura county is 60 percent contained as of 6:30 am Sunday morning with containment expected on Monday.
Posted Apr. 15, 2013, 9:02 am
A ceremony will be held today to celebrate the return of the American flag atop the Real Office Center building (Google's old office) at 604 Arizona Avenue in Santa Monica.
Posted Apr. 9, 2013, 11:44 am
A truck leaving the construction site across from Santa Monica City Hall spilled hydraulic fluid Tuesday morning, shutting down Olympic Drive from Main Street to 4th Street for an estimated four to six hours.
Posted Mar. 16, 2013, 6:00 am
Santa Monica drinking and dining establishments have been reminded to employ responsible practices regarding overcrowding on St. Patrick’s Day this Sunday, March 17.
Posted Nov. 30, 2012, 1:31 am
Santa Monica Fire Chief Scott Ferguson and Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks “faced off” Wednesday at AMF Bay Shore Lanes with some friendly trash talk to kick off the countdown to SuperBowl-A-Thon17.
Posted Nov. 30, 2012, 1:20 am
Santa Monica firefighters and police officers will be spreading good cheer and handing out thousands of candy canes with Santa as part of the 20th annual “Candy Cane Drive” this Saturday, Dec. 1. Everyone is invited to attend the free Candy Cane Drive.
Posted Nov. 26, 2012, 1:12 am
Santa Monica firefighters and police officers will be spreading good cheer and handing out thousands of candy canes with Santa as part of the 20th annual "Candy Cane Drive" this Saturday, Dec. 1.