Who We Are

SCIMO is a non-profit member owned corporation providing resources, manpower and knowledge for Industrial Hydrocarbon Fire-fighting, High Angle/Confined Space Rescue support, on water & land Oil Spill Response, plus Hazardous Material Response capabilities for Refining, Petrochemical, Marine Terminals, and AeroSpace Industries in Southern California. Since 1970, this organization has been providing cooperative assistance and expertise for all kinds of emergencies – both natural and man-made.

Southern California has one of the largest concentrations of refineries, petrochemical plants heavy industry and port operations on the West Coast. SCIMO members recognize their responsibility to protect neighbors in the surrounding communities. SCIMO is here to provide world-class, rapid response assistance whenever emergencies occur.