The El Segundo Fire Department has cancelled all Fire Department community outreach events until further notice. The action is taken as a precaution to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The City of El Segundo continues to cooperate with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control and the El Segundo Unified School District to respond to the spread of the novel coronavirus in Los Angeles County. Click here for additional information, resources and full list of facilities closures and classes, activities and events cancellations.  


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***Please see the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) Compliance Statement from April 15, 2020, Regarding Compliance with Regulatory Requirements During the COVID-19 Emergency*** 

CalEPA Regulatory Compliance Statement (4/15/2020)



The El Segundo Fire Department Environmental Safety Division (Environmental Safety Division) works to continually meet or exceed the City's and public's expectations for environmental safety by promoting industry involvement, developing community awareness programs and overseeing the management of hazardous materials through education and enforcement of Federal and State requirements. The Environmental Safety Division is comprised of an Environmental Safety Manager, Principal Environmental Specialist, and Management Analyst.

The State of California designates local agencies as Unified Program Agency (UPA), authorized to apply statewide standards to each facility within its jurisdiction. The Environmental Safety Division has oversight of El Segundo UPA.

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California Accidental Release Prevention (CalARP)

APSA (Aboveground Storage Tank)

Underground Storage Tank (UST) 

Hazardous Waste (HW)

Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBP)

Documents, Forms & Payment Information 




The UPA is the consolidation of the following six state-regulated environmental programs:

The El Segundo Environmental Safety Division also:   

  • Responds on hazardous materials incidents to assist fire suppression units.
  • Manages annual billings and processes required permits for regulated activities.
  • Provides environmental data for public inquiries and real-time facility chemical information for emergency responders. 



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