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The Administration front office provides administrative support for the South Pasadena Fire Department. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for any questions please call the front office at (626) 403-7300.                     

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Administrative Management

Department Administrative Management is overseen by Chief Paul Riddle. Chief Riddle serves as the liaison between department administrative personnel, City Staff, the Public Safety Commission and management in surrounding agencies. He also serves as the agency's CICCS representative and as the Training Officer for the three cities operating under the management JPA. Chief Riddle has been a member of the South Pasadena Fire Department for 24 years and promoted through the ranks, starting as a Firefighter.

Fire Reports

Fire Reports can be obtained through the South Pasadena Fire Department front office, an administrative fee or processing fee may be applied to all Fire Reports. To further inquire about obtaining copies of Fire Reports call the South Pasadena Fire Department front office at (626) 403-7300.


EMS Reports

EMS reports may be requested from the Fire Department and are subject to the same release restrictions as medical records. Federal law prohibits release of medical records to unauthorized persons. The patient, parent of a patient, or spouse of a patient may request medical records release. In addition, records release may be subpoenaed. When requesting a medical document the person must present a driver’s license and/or birth certificate. Attorneys using the subpoena process must provide a signed authorization to release records from the patient. For billing disputes contact Wittman Enterprises at   (800) 906-6552. For additional inquiries related to medical records contact the fire department front office, Monday through Thursday between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at (626) 403-7300.


Fire-Med Program

Paramedic Program Application (click on this link to open a new window)

Medicare establishes what is permissible related to billing for ambulance treatment and/or transport. As such, South Pasadena Fire will bill based on those guidelines whenever there is treatment and/or transport rendered. However, participation on the Fire-Med program will waive any fees above and beyond those allowed by an individual’s insurance provider. The yearly fee of $80.00 for a household, or $90.00 for businesses of less than 10 persons, residing or working in the City, provides participation in the program. Contact the Fire Department at (626) 403-7300 for further details. For billing questions, please contact Wittman at (800) 906-6552.