Fire - Rescue Updated: Apr 5, 2022

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Chad Van Meeteren
Fire Chief
E-mail Chad Van Meeteren


Santa Fe Springs Department of Fire-Rescue Headquarters

 11300 Greenstone Avenue Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 (562) 944-9713

Hours of operation Monday - Thursday, 7:30 am-5:30 pm.
Closed ALL Fridays.

The Santa Fe Springs Department of Fire - Rescue provides a variety of emergency services to the resident community and business population in an area of approximately 9 square miles. The Department consists of three Divisions: OperationsFire Prevention and Environmental Protection. Operations provides fire suppression, emergency medical services (EMS), hazardous materials response, and urban search and rescue (US & R). Fire Prevention provides plan check, inspections and public education. The Fire Prevention Division is also responsible for determining fire cause and investigating suspicious fires. The Environmental Protection Division is the Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA).

Mission Statement: It is the pledge of the Santa Fe Springs Department of Fire-Rescue to protect and reduce loss of lives, damage to property, and the environment due to fire, hazardous materials, natural disasters, and other emergencies; to give comfort to both the residential and business citizens of Santa Fe Springs as well as all who visit and pass through on a daily basis; to make Santa Fe Springs a safe place to live, work, and play; to offer employees a physically and mentally safe place to work, the ability to promote and progress within the organization, the opportunity to be free-thinking and innovative; and to fulfill our obligation to the community by being fiscally prudent, visionary, and farsighted.