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Fire Chief Warns of Intense Fire Season

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This week, Fire Chief Daryl Osby met with federal, state, and local fire chiefs, forestry experts and administrators to discuss what is strongly predicted to be an intense wildland fire season. Following the meeting detailing the impact of the continuing drought on local vegetation, a press conference was held to share their predictions with local reporters, featured  in this article carried by the Contra Costa Times  Read More

The Sometimes Forgotten North County Fire Shop

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100_2967-Main-buildingLos Angeles County is a vast area comprising 4,083 square miles, and many times we focus on the urban areas and forget about its outlying areas.  The Fleet Services Division’s North County Fire Shop is one of those far away, sometimes forgotten places in the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Located in the City of Lancaster in the western Mojave Desert and hidden behind Fire Station 129, it is out of sight and out of mind but the work performed there is vital to our emergency operations. Read More

Division II Hosts Interagency Wildland Scrimmage

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To ensure streamlined communications and operations between emergency response agencies during a wildland fire incident, Division II co-hosted its annual interagency wildland scrimmage on June 24-26.  During the three-day drill approximately 200 firefighters from neighboring agencies including the Cities of Duarte and Azusa, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, U.S. Forest Service, the Red Cross, and the Monrovia, Arcadia, and West Covina Fire Departments all converged at Encanto Park in Duarte to practice critical exercises ranging from foam operations to structure defense.   Read More