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  • Firemen Extinguish Fire at 2634 6th Street, Santa Monica

    Patrick Nulty, SMFD PIO|Jan 9, 2020

    On Thursday January 2nd, 2020 at 2:09 p.m. Public Safety Communications received a 9-1-1 call reporting a fire in a home at 2634 6th Street in the Ocean Park community of Santa Monica. Santa Monica Firefighters arrived in approximately 7 minutes to find the 2-story home with fire showing from the windows of the first floor. Firefighters mounted an aggressive attack on the blaze while quickly searching the entire structure to ensure no occupants were trapped inside. A total of 31 Firefighters...

  • Santa Monica Fire Department Holds Commemorations of September 11 Attacks on Wednesday

    Patrick Nulty, SMFD PIO|Sep 14, 2019

    The Santa Monica Fire Department Will Commemorate 9/11 Wednesday Wednesday marks eighteen years since the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., and Shanksville, PA. 2,977 perished that day, of whom 343 were firefighters, 60 were police officers, and 8 were private EMT or Paramedics. All told, 411 emergency personnel died on September 11, 2001. To honor their memories and selfless sacrifice, the Santa Monica Fire Department w...

  • Fire Extinguished at Santa Monica High Rise Apartment 1431 Ocean Avenue

    Patrick Nulty, SMFD PIO|Apr 29, 2019

    On Wednesday April 24th, 2019 at 8:19 p.m. the Santa Monica Fire Department began receiving multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting a fire at the "Pacific Plaza" apartments, 1431 Ocean Avenue in the City of Santa Monica. Firefighters arrived on scene in 3 minutes to find a large volume of fire visible on the roof of the 15-story residential high-rise apartment building. Firefighters were required to ascend up the stairwells to access the fire, carrying tools and special hose packs which were used in the...

  • SMFD Puts Out Fire at Coogies Cafe on Santa Monica Blvd

    Patrick Nulty, SMFD Public Info|Apr 9, 2019

    On Thursday evening, April 4th, 2019 at approximately 9:09 p.m. the Santa Monica Fire Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting a structure fire at the Coogies Café located at 2906 Santa Monica Blvd. The restaurant had just closed for the night when staff members discovered the fire, and immediately evacuated. Firefighters arrived in 4 minutes and were confronted with heavy amounts of fire which was spreading rapidly throughout the rear portion of the restaurant and to the exterior...

  • Santa Monica Fire Dept Rescues Dog from Burning Building at 1435 26th Street

    Capn Patrick Nulty, SMFD PIO|Jan 9, 2018

    On Monday January 8th at 6:53 a.m. The Santa Monica Fire Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a structure fire at 1435 26th Street in the City of Santa Monica. Firefighters arrived 5 minutes and 3 seconds later to find a 2-story multi-unit residence with an active kitchen fire in one of the units. Firefighters forced entry into the unit an aggressively fought back the flames, preventing the fire from spreading to adjacent units. During the search of the smoke filled apartment,...

  • Lost Power Caused Elevator Entrapment, Structure and Transformer Fires on 9/11

    Capt. Patrick Nulty, SMFD PIO|Sep 16, 2017

    On Monday September 11th, 2017 at 10:40 a.m. the Santa Monica Fire Department received multiple 911 calls in the "Wilmont" neighborhood of the City of Santa Monica reporting various emergencies including explosions, and electrical wires down in multiple locations. The preliminary cause of the incidents was determined to be the result of construction crews excavating the athletic field of Lincoln Middle School, located at 1501 California Ave, who dug into buried high-voltage electrical lines,...