To protect the health and safety of the public during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, City Hall and other facilities are closed to the public until further notice. The City continues to provide services during this time and recommends using technological alternatives where possible. For more information related to City services during this emergency, please visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) page or call the City at (310) 802-5000.

Derrick Abell
Acting Fire Chief 

Welcome to the Manhattan Beach Fire Department. Our 31 Firefighters and Professional Administrative Staff provide a wide array of emergency response and support services to our community. We take great pride in the quality and effectiveness of our services to you, and ask that you take full advantage of the information and service links available on and throughout this website. 

We welcome your comments, questions, and suggestions regarding our Fire Department and our Services. Please feel free to contact us at any time. Thank you for taking the time to visit this site!

Mission Statement

"Always Here Serving Our Community as Family."

Department Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Empathy
  • Loyalty
  • Teamwork
  • Ownership
  • ...Do The Right Thing

Department Vision Statement

Manhattan Beach Firefighters shall be innovated leaders in the fire service, engaged members in the community, and accountable and decisive in their actions.

Operations Section Vision Statement

Manhattan Beach Fire Department Personnel will move from a Fire Department, which also provides Emergency Medical Services, to an innovative, All Hazard Response Organization that engages the community and surrounding agencies to become a leader in all hazard response.

Logistics Vision Statement

The Logistics Division of the Manhattan Beach Fire Department provides a support process to help meet the department’s mission and functional needs.

Planning Section Vision Statement

The Planning Section is committed to preparing our residents, community partners, and valued employees for tomorrow’s challenges and successes through education, communication, and collaborative leadership.

City Seal  To Contact Us:
Manhattan Beach Fire Department
400 15th Street
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Non-Emergency Questions: (310) 802-5200
Emergency: 911