Fire protection and emergency medical services for the City of La Palma are provided by the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) and funded by a dedicated share of local property taxes (Structural Fire Fund). There is one fire station located within the City limits.
The OCFA has prepared the publication Ready! Set! Go!, with tips and tools to successfully prepare for a wildfire. It will give you guidance on retrofitting your home with ignition resistive features. It will help you create the necessary defensible space around your home. OCFA always recommends that you comply with any evacuation orders resulting from wildfire. The publication will help you prepare your home, yourself, and your family so you can go early, well ahead of the fast approaching wildfire.