The South Pasadena Fire Department serves a population of nearly 25,000 people, covering 3.44 square miles. There is one fire station that houses an engine company, a rescue ambulance and a light and air unit. The City is located at the west end of the San Gabriel Valley and is adjacent to the cities of Los Angeles, Alhambra, San Marino and Pasadena. While the city is largely residential, with a mix of homes and apartments it has a wildland interface in the hill area. The Arroyo Seco wash also runs through the city on the west side. South Pasadena Fire is a full service department providing fire/rescue services, paramedics, safety education, inspections, plan reviews, and emergency management. The department operates in conjunction with the other thirteen agencies affiliated with Verdugo Fire Communications. All thirteen agencies within Area C operate under the Unified Response agreement. The South Pasadena Fire Department is proud to serve the residents, businesses, and visitors of the City of South Pasadena with a high degree of professionalism.