Bill Lockhart, Fire Services Chief
The Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) provides the City's fire protection program which contributes to the safety and well being of the community by responding to emergency situations and promoting fire and personal injury prevention. The City has one fire station located on Pacific Avenue. The station is staffed 24 hours a day 7 days a week, 365 days per year. There are a total of 15 firefighters who serve the City of Stanton.
Fire Protection staff provide emergency response to fires, earthquake, floods, and other emergencies. Non-emergency activities include plan check and inspections of development projects and high-risk occupancies, hazardous material monitoring, and public education activities.
The Orange County Fire Authority, a joint powers agency was formed in March 1995 and became the successor agency to the Orange County Fire Department. The City of Stanton has become a member of this Authority. One member of the City Council serves as a member of the Board of Directors, and currently sits as a member of the Executive Board. The City of Stanton receives services on a cash-contract basis from the Authority. Service levels are regional in nature and are therefore constant.
To learn more about the Orange County Fire Authority visit their website.