The Pasadena Fire Department is 114 years old, Our City is very widely known from UCLA Football games to the Rose Parade, We are led into action by Fire Chief Ernestt Mitchell, We operate out of 9 Station's we have 4 Paramedic Rescue Ambulances 9, Engine's 2 Trucks 2 BC's, 1 Quint, 3 Rserve Engine's and 1 Reserve truck and a USAR Team, Come new years day all personell are placed on duty and every piece of apparatus we have is out in Pasadena, We also recieve Mutual aide from Arcadia, South Pasadena and Glendale, We are one 9 citys that belojg to a reigonal dispatch center known as Verdugo Fire Communications TO help accomadate the growing demand on our EMS System during peek periods such as UCLA Football games we have a program known as the EMS Reserbes, They are Stationed at the Rose Bowl and with the Medic's in the ambulances, Requirments are 21 years of age, Valid CA Drivers Licenes state certified EMT, Our Department has had 1 LODD and 1 Non Lodd, Our City is very large some large gazard areas are, Pasadena City College, Cal Tech and NASA'S Jet Propulsion Laboratory, We also have a large truama center in Hunington Memrorial, We train very cloesly with our fellow area departments, Most natably two years ago when a Brushfire broke out in Glendale and no sooner was that extinguished we were sent to Arcadia to battle a raging wildfire there

Micheal A Belle
Pasadena FD Engine 33