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Fire and Emergency Services

Fire and Emergency Services are provided by the China Lake Federal Fire Department (CLFD) who fall under and are governed by Navy Region Southwest Federal Fire and Emergency Services.

The CLFD's mission is to prevent loss of life, injury to personnel, and damage to Government property resulting from fires and other emergencies.

All CLFD personnel are trained to meet Department of Defense fire and emergency training certifications. They also maintain appropriate medical certifications commensurate to services provided.


Aboard China Lake, CLFD provides the following services:

  • Fire Fighting
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Aircraft Crash and Rescue
  • Weapons Testing Fire Support
  • Hazardous Materials Response
  • Wildland Fire Fighting
  • Fire Prevention and Education

CLFD also provides mutual aid fire fighting services to Kern County Fire Department (KCFD) and the State of California when needed, as well as Federal Aviation Administration airport certification training for KCFD.

Contact Information

Contact Phone/Fax
Fire or emergency help Dial 911
China Lake Police Dispatch (760) 939-3323
China Lake Fire Department Office (760) 939-2146
China Lake Fire Department Operations (760) 939-4830

China Lake Fire Prevention Office

(760) 939-2146

China Lake Fire Prevention Chief

(760) 939-2148
Hot Works (Welding) Permit (760) 939-2146
China Lake Fire Department Training (760) 939-2148
Fire Warden Program (760) 939-4620

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