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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Fire Prevention New Construction Inspection Scheduling During COVID-19 Response


Effective March 23, 2020, until further notice, the El Segundo Fire Department has modified its new construction inspection scheduling.  New construction inspections will be performed only on critical projects, inspections involving a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy or a Certificate of Occupancy.  If you believe you have a critical inspection, please do one of the following:

  1. Call Fire Marshal James Carver at (310) 524-2239.  He will evaluate the inspection request.  You will be advised if ESFD is able to perform the inspection.
  2. Request an After-Hours inspection through the City's website.  Staff will respond if they available for the inspection, and if so, the date and time that is available.


Please let us know if you have any questions or need any additional information.  Also, keep practicing social distancing and “Stay at Home”


The City of El Segundo Fire Department's Fire Prevention Division

The El Segundo Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Division, headed by the Fire Marshal, is responsible for enforcing fire/life safety, and reducing the risk to loss of life and property. Through annual fire inspections of commercial or multi-residential buildings, technical plan review and fire investigations, Fire Prevention is able to address community risk reduction issues and develop appropriate public education programs to the community.

Commercial Industrial
Property Owner


Public/Community Education