Fire - Rescue Updated: Apr 5, 2022

Chief Van Meeteren

Chad Van Meeteren
Fire Chief
E-mail Chad Van Meeteren


Santa Fe Springs Department of Fire-Rescue Headquarters

 11300 Greenstone Avenue Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 (562) 944-9713

Hours of operation Monday - Thursday, 7:30 am-5:30 pm.
Closed ALL Fridays.

The Santa Fe Springs Department of Fire - Rescue provides a variety of emergency services to the resident community and business population in an area of approximately 9 square miles. The Department consists of three Divisions: OperationsFire Prevention and Environmental Protection. Operations provides fire suppression, emergency medical services (EMS), hazardous materials response, and urban search and rescue (US & R). Fire Prevention provides plan check, inspections and public education. The Fire Prevention Division is also responsible for determining fire cause and investigating suspicious fires. The Environmental Protection Division is the Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA).

Mission Statement
Our mission in partnership with our diverse community is to provide quality service in life safety; protection of property and the environment.

California Environmental Reporting System (CERS):

Assembly Bill (AB) 2286 (Feuer, PDF) was signed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, chaptered on September 29, 2008 and went into effect January 1, 2009.

As required by Assembly Bill 2286, all regulated businesses and local governments are required to submit their regulatory reports and information electronically starting January 1, 2013 with a due date of March 1, 2013.  The law requires regulated businesses and all regulated local government agencies, called Unified Program Agencies (UPA), to use the Internet to file required Unified Program information now filed by paper forms. This includes facility data regarding hazardous material regulatory activities, chemical inventories, underground and aboveground storage tanks, and hazardous waste generation. It also includes UPA data such as inspections and enforcement actions. All regulated businesses and Unified Program Agencies in the State of California must use the Internet to file by January 1, 2013. 

California Environmental Reporting System  -

Please refer to the following CERS user guide for assistance.  Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call the Environmental Protection Division at (562) 944-9713.