Monta Vista station is responsible for acquiring and distributing the weather information provided by the Remote Automated Weather Stations (RAWS) which provides fire weather data. This information, including temperature, humidity, wind direction and velocity, are used to determine the level of wildfire risk.
Engine 77 is a Type 1 engine.
Engine 377 is a Type 3 wildland engine.
The Monta Vista area has been the host of multiple large-scale incidents including: The Montebello Fire, Lehigh Cement Active Shooter, law enforcement involved auto versus bicyclists, and the Imperial Drive gas line explosion.
Size: 7,100 sq. ft. 2-bay, single deep, back in