Department Overview

The Sierra Madre Fire Department proudly protects those residing, working and visiting the City of Sierra Madre from its central location in downtown. The Department services a primarily residential area of 3.2 square miles with a wildland/urban interface to more than 11,000 residents.

Department Organization:

2016 Department Organization
The Department’s 3 full time captains operate on a modified 48/96 shift schedule with alternating Saturdays.

During 2016, the Department responded to over 300 fire and non-medical related calls and over 750 medical rescue calls through the Verdugo Fire Communications Center. The Department responds to all first alarm brush responses in the San Gabriel Mountains above the City of Sierra Madre with the Cities of Arcadia, Monrovia, Pasadena, the County of Los Angeles, and the United States Forest Service.

The Sierra Madre Fire Department has an ISO rating of 3, and participates in the California State-wide Mutual Aid Program by providing resources for the State of California Office of Emergency Services with the OES Engine.