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Orange County Fire Authority    1 Fire Authority Road, Irvine, CA 92602
  (714) 573-6000
  Monday-Friday 8AM - 5PM

  For Media Inquiries Only (714) 357-7782
General Questions For general questions, suggestions or concerns, please contact Chief Steve Edwards.

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OCFA Workforce Email us your compliments, issues, etc. regarding OCFA personnel.

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Community Relations & Public Information This section distributes brochures and flyers on a wide variety of life and fire safety topics. School programs and fire station tours are scheduled within this section as well. Finally, during a fire or any other emergency incident, residents within the OCFA's jurisdiction can call this section to inquire into the status of the fire or incident.

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Public Records Request To submit a Records Request, please refer to our Public Records Request Form(s) located under the web page below

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Executive Management   Jeff Bowman, Fire Chief
  (714) 573-6010

  Lori Zeller, Assistant Fire Chief - Business Services Department
  (714) 573-6020

  Sandy Cooney, Director of Communications
  (714) 573-6801

  Lori Smith, Fire Marshal & Assistant Chief - Community Risk Reduction
  (714) 573-6016

  Director of Human Resources
  (714) 573-6813

  Dave Thomas, Assistant Fire Chief - Operations
  (714) 573-6012

  Brian Young, Assistant Fire Chief - Organizational Planning
  (714) 573-6014

  Mike Schroeder, Assistant Fire Chief - Support Services
  (714) 573-6008

Clerk of the Authority   Sherry Wentz
  (714) 573-6040
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Business Services SCT/Banner software implementation and maintenance.

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Communications and Public Affairs This section distributes brochures and flyers on a wide variety of life and fire safety topics. School programs and fire station tours are scheduled within this section as well. Finally, during a fire or any other emergency incident, residents within the OCFA's jurisdiction can call this section to inquire into the status of the fire or incident.

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Human Resources Any questions about employment with the OCFA should be directed to Human Resources.

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  (714) 573-6800
Investigation Services The Investigation Services Section conducts investigations of fires to determine their cause and conduct follow up investigations for criminal fires. The section facilitates the Fire F.R.I.E.N.D.S diversion program for juvenile-related fires.

  Carol Lancaster
  (714) 573-6700
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Planning & Development The Planning and Development Services Section interacts with developers, architects, and engineers to meet fire protection and life-safety requirements for buildings and developments constructed in the jurisdictions served by OCFA by evaluating these projects through the plan review and inspection process. Planning & Development focuses on ensuring new construction and development and modifications to existing structures and sites comply with fire and life safety codes and standards.

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  (714) 573-6108      Code/Technical Questions
  (714) 573-6100      Plan Submittal Questions
  (714) 573-6100      Contact a Plan Reviewer
  (714) 573-6150      Schedule a New Construction Inspection
Prevention Field Services Prevention Field Services maintains safe communities. We assist business owners and occupants in implementing minimum requirements consistent with nationally recognized good practices to safeguard the health, safety, and general welfare of the community. Our goal is to protect the public from the hazards of fire, explosion or dangerous conditions in existing buildings, structures, and premises, and to provide safety and assistance to fire fighters and emergency responders during emergency operations.

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  (714) 573-6254      General Information
  (714) 527-9475      Area 1: Buena Park, Cypress, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Placentia, Seal Beach, Stanton, Westminster, Yorba Linda
  (714) 573-6184      Area 2: Irvine, Tustin, Villa Park
  (949) 347-2240      Area 3: Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano
  (714) 567-3240      Area 4: Santa Ana
Pre-Fire Management

Pre-Fire Management is responsible for protecting Orange County's wildland and open space areas, as well as nearby communities from the devastating effects of wildfire.

For questions regarding Vegetation Management, Defensible Space, Home Hardening or Fuel Modifications, or to schedule a Free "Home Defensible Space Inspection."

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  Kim Gomi
  (714) 573-6170
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Ready, Set, Go!

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  (714) 573-6774
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Purchasing   Debbie Casper, Purchasing & Materials Manager
  (714) 573-6641
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  Sara Chavez, Buyer
  (714) 573-6643
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  James Aguila, Assistant Purchasing Agent
  (714) 573-6647
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  Rothchild Ong, Assistant Purchasing Agent
  (714) 573-6642
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  Marilee Freville, Management Assistant
  (714) 573-6640
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Risk Management Questions regarding insurance programs, general liability, and workers' compensation.

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