On the Job

The women and men of the Los Angeles Fire Department focus their efforts on responding rapidly to emergencies, promoting community education for the prevention of fire related hazards and providing appropriate intervention and/or medical rescue response when required.

Service Statements

To The Residents:

We owe the residents of Los Angeles the highest quality of service possible, characterized by responsiveness, integrity and professionalism. We will continually strive for quality improvement.

To The Fire Department:

We owe the Los Angeles Fire Department our full commitment and dedication. We will always look beyond the traditional scope of our individual positions to promote teamwork and organizational effectiveness.

To Each Other:

We owe each other a working environment characterized by trust and respect for the individual, fostering open and honest communication at all levels.

To Ourselves:

We owe ourselves personal and professional growth. We will seek new knowledge and greater challenges, and strive to remain at the leading edge of our profession.