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Emergency Response Services

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emerg responseThe talented personnel of the Operations Division of the Torrance Fire Department provide life safety, environmental protection, and property conservation through the following emergency response programs:

The basic service delivery vehicles are 4 person engine companies; 3 or 4 person ladder truck companies; paramedic units, each staffed by 2 certified paramedics; and specialty response vehicles.

The Torrance Fire Department staffs 7 engine companies, 2 truck companies, 5 paramedic squads, 1 air and light unit, and 1 shift commander in 6 fire stations throughout the city. This staffing is 7 days per week, 365 days per year. Engine and truck personnel cross staff our hazardous materials and technical rescue units when needed.