Assistance to Firefighters Grant Awards $1.1 Million to the Glendale Fire Department

The Assistance to Firefighters grant has awarded $1,142,400 to the Glendale Fire Department for 12 lead EKG monitor defibrillators with Capnography and Carbon Monoxide monitoring capability. This is a regional grant award that involves the cities of Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena, Monterey Park and Arcadia. The new defibrillators will enable responders to transmit recorded ECG information […]

State Farm Ins. donates to GFD

By Mary O’KEEFE On Thursday, Dec. 16, State Farm Insurance presented the Glendale Fire Department with a check for $5,000. “At State Farm, part of our community giving is in the area of safety. And so the focus here is safety disaster preparedness and regional training of the firefighters,” said Eddie Martinez, representative of State […]

GFD promotes two

On Thursday morning, July 15, Glendale Fire Chief Harold Scoggins promoted two members of the Glendale Fire Department during a badge pinning ceremony at Glendale Fire Station #21. Engineer/paramedic Ed Marquez advanced to the rank of fire captain effective Friday, July 16 and was assigned to the “B” Platoon, Engine 26. Captain Marquez, a 12 […]