The Garden Grove Fire Department was established in 1926, and is a full-service fire department. The Department serves a community of over 170,000 people year round. Service is provided out of seven fire stations strategically located throughout a diverse city. The City is home to over 5,000 businesses that include industrial facilities, multiple high rise structures, hospital and medical center, and the Christ Cathedral. It is led by Fire Chief Tom Schultz, and has 92 sworn fire fighters.
Mission: "To promote Performance Excellence through rapid response, proactive training, prevention, and preparedness programs, while maintaining a high level of efficiency and well-being for our community."
The Garden Grove Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a volunteer organization within The Garden Grove Fire Department. The Purpose of Garden Grove CERT: To instruct workers and residents of Garden Grove how to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a disaster. Our motto is: "Neighbors Helping Neighbors," and we believe in proving you the training and tools to help yourself, your family and your community. >>Read more
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