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.
Posted Dec. 21, 2013, 9:24 am
With 27 years under his belt at the Santa Monica Fire Department, captain Jeff Furrows has been promoted to battalion chief. He will begin his duties starting Wednesday, Dec. 25.
Posted Dec. 20, 2013, 8:57 am
Christmas came early for dozens of pediatric patients at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica at 1250 16th Street on Thursday morning.
Posted Dec. 13, 2013, 9:12 am
A new fire truck is already on the way. However, before 2013 comes to a close, the City Council still has one more decision to make concerning infrastructure for the Santa Monica Fire Department.
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.