The San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles

Valley Bureau Commander

Chief Hing
Deputy Chief Jason Hing

Deputy Chief Jason Hing is the Commander of Operations Valley Bureau for the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD). He is a humble and dedicated individual who has selflessly served the residents of Los Angeles for over 33 years. With the unwavering support of his loving family, he has committed himself to ensuring the safety and well-being of the diverse communities of Los Angeles.

Throughout his notable career, Jason has assumed various roles within the LAFD, each contributing to his wealth of experience and expertise. As Commander of the Operations Valley Bureau, he plays a pivotal role in overseeing the day-to-day operations of 3 Assistant Chiefs, 15 Battalion Chiefs, and all subordinate personnel on duty at 38 fire stations and specialized resources in the greater San Fernando Valley. 

Previously serving as the Assistant Chief in Command 42, in OVB, Jason brought extensive expertise in multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional public safety mitigation, preparedness, planning, response, and recovery.

Notably, as the Executive Officer of Emergency Operations, he provided crucial support to the Chief Deputy of Emergency Operations, overseeing and managing the logistical aspects of various bureaus and divisions. His role included developing and implementing policies and procedures, representing the department in key meetings, and spearheading special projects and committees.

Chief Hing’s leadership capabilities were evident during his tenure as Battalion Chief in Operations Central Bureau, where he managed operations and administration for a significant district in downtown Los Angeles. 

Chief Hing's educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Administration, which has greatly deepened his understanding of the administrative aspects of public safety.

Driven by a passion for continuous improvement, Chief Hing has developed expertise in Urban Search and Rescue. He contributed significantly to the Field Incident Management Team as an Operations Section Chief and holds qualifications as a Type I and III qualified Strike Team Leader in the California Incident Command Certification System (CICCS). He currently fulfills the role of the Area A CICCS coordinator, demonstrating his commitment to effective command, coordination, and certification.

Chief Hing has held the position of Director for the Chief Officers’ Association (COA) and was deeply involved in negotiating the last successful contract.

Throughout his journey, Chief Hing has eagerly embraced special duty positions, reflecting his dedication to the growth and development of the LAFD. He served as a peer group member and recruit training officer at the Recruit Training Academy, where he mentored and guided new recruits. Additionally, he advocated for the Professional Standards Division within the department and made valuable contributions as a planning/training captain in the tactical training section.

Having held multiple ranks within the LAFD, including Firefighter/Paramedic, Captain I, Captain II, Battalion Chief, and Assistant Chief, his career progression showcases his continuous growth and the broad range of skills he has acquired. These experiences have honed his leadership abilities, making him an effective and respected leader within the department.

Chief Hing's dynamic and diverse career achievements are a testament to his unwavering dedication, commitment to public safety, and continuous pursuit of excellence. His humble approach, combined with his remarkable skill set, has solidified his position as a highly respected and valued member of the firefighting community.


  • Arleta
  • Canoga Park
  • Arleta
  • Chatsworth
  • Encino
  • Granada Hills
  • La Tuna Canyon
  • Lake Balboa
  • Mission Hills
  • North Hills
  • North Hollywood
  • Northridge
  • Pacoima
  • Panorama City
  • Porter Ranch
  • Reseda
  • City of San Fernando
  • Shadow Hills
  • Sherman Oaks
  • Studio City
  • Sunland
  • Sun Valley
  • Sylmar
  • Tarzana
  • Toluca Lake
  • Tujunga
  • Valley Glen
  • Valley Village
  • Van Nuys
  • Warner Center
  • West Hills
  • Woodland Hills


Fire Station 88
5101 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403