The Santa Monica Fire Department (SMFD) has served the community with pride since 1889. We are one of the most innovative and capable fire departments in the nation, driven by our values of integrity, compassion, teamwork, accountability, and trust. We respond to over 16,000 calls for service each year.

Anchored by five fire stations across our community, we provide full-time fire and paramedic services, fire prevention, urban search and rescue, hazardous material response, and airport firefighting capabilities. We also have our own accredited fire academy.