• April 25, 2023

Anthony C. Marrone Officially Sworn-In as LACoFD’s Tenth Fire Chief

Anthony C. Marrone Officially Sworn-In as LACoFD’s Tenth Fire Chief

Anthony C. Marrone Officially Sworn-In as LACoFD’s Tenth Fire Chief 1024 576 Adam Carrillo

The County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors presided over the official swearing-in of Anthony C. Marrone as the County’s tenth Fire Chief during a formal ceremony held at the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration on Monday, April 24, 2023. 

Family, friends, colleagues, and community members watched as Chief Marrone took the oath of office and later addressed the audience, sharing his personal story and the Department’s goals and objectives.

This historic swearing-in ceremony coincided with the County of Los Angeles Fire Department’s centennial anniversary of its formation in 1923.

After previously serving as the Interim Fire Chief for more than 11 months, the Board of Supervisors appointed Chief Marrone into the permanent role on February 28, 2023.

With 39 years of experience in the fire service, Chief Marrone’s well-established career combines expertise in both emergency and business operations with an extensive list of accomplishments and assignments, including managing the Leadership and Professional Standards Bureau, Special Services Bureau, Emergency Medical Services Bureau, East Regional Operations Bureau, and Central Regional Operations Bureau, in addition to managing special projects and Business Operations.

Chief Marrone has also directly managed routine and complex wildland fires and other significant all-risk incidents.

As a lifelong public servant and fire service professional, Chief Marrone leads one of the largest and most diverse fire departments in the world, providing traditional and non-traditional fire and life safety services to more than 4 million residents and communities in 60 cities and 122 unincorporated areas served by the Department.

The Department operates out of 177 fire stations with 4,900 emergency responders and business professionals, operating within an annual budget of $1.6 billion.

In addition, the Department provides lifeguard, 9-1-1 dispatch, air and wildland, health hazardous materials, and forestry services throughout the County.

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