Message from the Chief

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Thank you for visiting the Glendale Fire Department website.

The Glendale Fire Department has served the community for over a century. The Mission of the Glendale Fire Department is to protect life and property by providing the highest level of service to our community. Our first priority is the emergency needs of our community. We will respond with properly staffed, well equipped, expertly trained, healthy firefighters within our designated response time standards.

The Fire Department strives to be a professional, progressive, and compassionate department. We are proud of our continued partnership with the community and commit to an open, accessible, accountable and professional Fire Department. We aim to set the standard for excellence through service, dedication, and commitment.


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Silvio Lanzas
Fire Chief

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Information

Click here to visit the new Emergency Preparedness page.

Click here to visit the Join GFD website!

Disaster Preparedness Kit Essentials

Verdugo Fire Communications Center

Knowing when to call 9-1-1 for emergency services can possibly save someone’s life. Knowing when NOT to call could also save someone’s life, by not taking precious emergency resources that may be needed for someone with a serious injury or life threatening medical need. The Verdugo Fire Communications Center would like to encourage residents to learn more about calling 9-1-1 by watching the video below.



Glendale Fire Department Response Time



GFD Engineer Ara Hoonanian


GFD Engineer Gabe Vaca

GFD Firefighter Paramedic Kevin Ku

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


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