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LACoFD Family Support Group Celebrates 30th Anniversary

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On November 6, members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department Family Support Group gathered with Fire Chief Daryl Osby and special guests at the County of Los Angeles Fire Museum in Bellflower to celebrate 30 years of providing support and comfort to surviving members of our Department’s fallen.

Laura Herman, widow of Fire Fighter Steve Herman and the group’s current coordinator, accepted a commemorative gift from the Fire Chief, along with his thanks for serving fellow Fire Department families for three decades. “We will never forget your sacrifices,” he said. Read More


Kudos to Fire Fighter Specialist Robert Garcia and Fire Captain Frank Garrido

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Two members of our Department were recently honored by their communities!  In Division 5, Fire Fighter Specialist Robert Garcia of Fire Station 33 was honored at the recent Leadership and Public Service Awards event held at the City of Lancaster Museum of Art and History for his service as a community leader. In another community-based event in Division 8, Fire Captain Frank Garrido of Fire Station 187 was honored as the Walnut Valley Rotary Club Firefighter of the Year at a celebration at the Diamond Bar Golf Course. Read More


HHMD Receives Environmental Excellence Award

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This award was largely for Jones’ efforts and leadership in rewriting an entire section of the California Health and Safety Code dealing with business plans and inventory requirements (known as the “Hazardous Materials” program element). During this four-year process, Jones chaired and led an effort that at times involved over 100 participants from local and State government, unified program agencies, prosecutors, the farm bureau, schools and universities, businesses and industries with facilities throughout the State, including larger retailers, utilities, manufacturing and others required to comply with the law. Read More