Training takes up a good deal of their time when they are not on a call. Firefighters are required to have at least 20 hours of emergency-related training each month. Firefighters also are required to conduct fire safety inspections for businesses and schools in the City of Alhambra. The firefighters often found checking and maintaining their equipment so it is ready when the call comes in. Fire station cleaning and maintenance is also on their daily schedule. You will also see the firefighters driving their fire response districts to become familiar with the area to reduce response times during fire and medical incidents.