Tim Wessel, Fire Chief
Montebello Fire Department is charged with protecting the lives and property of the citizens of Montebello. The department is divided into five divisions, Fire Administration, Operations, Communications, Fire Prevention, and Emergency Preparedness. Fire Administration provides overall administration control over Fire Department functions including budget, policy, personnel, etc. Operations division provides all emergency response including EMS, Fire/Rescue, and Special Operations such as Urban Search and Rescue and Swiftwater/Rescue. Communications division handles and coordinates all communications for the entire city. Fire Prevention is responsible for fire inspections including maintenance of fire protection systems, fire and building code enforcement. They are also responsible for fire and arson investigation. Emergency Preparedness division is responsible for coordinating and maintaining the City’s ability to respond to major disasters.
The men and women of the Montebello Fire Department are dedicated to protecting lives and property of the Citizens of Montebello by delivering PROMPT, COURTEOUS AND PROFESSIONAL service to the community.