The Glendale Fire Department slogan, “Community First,” exemplifies the department’s commitment to serving the community and dedication to their profession. Fire Chief Harold Scoggins was appointed to oversee the Glendale Fire Department as of May 1, 2008.

Harold Scoggins
Fire Chief

Mission: The mission of the Glendale Fire Department is to protect life and property by providing the highest level of service to the community.

Values: Excellence in service, integrity, approachability, respect, communication and professionalism.


GFD encourages residents to prepare for the upcoming winter storm. 

If you need sandbags, please review the sandbag resource list for additional information. 



2014-2015 Winter Shelter information

Click here to review the 2014-2015 Winter shelter locations, guidelines, and transportation option. 


Fire Prevention and Company Inspection Program

The Glendale Fire Department conducts periodic inspections of most building throughout the city to ensure the safety of Glendale residents. Most of these inspections are conducted by engine and truck company firefighters. The cost of these inspections is $32.00 per half-hour, and an invoice is issued after the completion of the inspection. The Glendale Fire Department has contracted with a billing service who recently sent out inspection invoices. Click here to learn more about the inspection program and the billing process. 

There are 3 options to pay an inspection invoice:

1. Mail in a payment: The billing service mailing address is Glendale Fire Department, 28632 Roadside Drive, Ste. 100, Agoura Hills, CA 91301. Please make checks payable to City of Glendale and include your GFD inspection number on your check. 

2. Online payment: Click here and you will be directed to the billing company's online payment system to make your payment. 

3. Phone payment: Please call 818-538-5644 to make a payment over the phone. 


2014 Spark of Love Toy Drive

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 The Glendale Fire Department has partnered with ABC7 for the 22nd annual Spark of Love Toy Drive. All 9 Glendale Fire Stations will accept new unwrapped toys, sporting equipment and gifts for teens starting Monday, November 24, 2014. The toy drive will end on Monday, December 22, 2014.

Learn how to donate to the Glendale Spark of Love toy drive as well as how to become a recipient of toys collected through the Glendale Spark of Love toy drive. 


GFD Services: Watch the More than 9-1-1 video below to learn about all of the services provided by the Glendale Fire Department.