On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, First District Supervisor Hilda Solis, in partnership with the Los Angeles County Hispanic Managers Association and the Chicano Employees Association, recognized individuals who have provided significant contributions to the County.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) participated in an “All Call” and a remembrance ceremony on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, in honor of the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington D.C., and the crash of Flight 93 in Pennsylvania.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) made an immediate activation request to the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) California Task Force-2 (CATF-2) on Monday evening, September 10, 2018, to respond to Hurricane Florence in North Carolina. A 16-member Swiftwater Team and an Incident Support Team member quickly deployed and drove across the country with equipment and boats in tow.
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LACoFD-USAR California Task Force-2 (CA-TF2) Swiftwater Team has returned home, following a 14-day deployment to the Raleigh area of North Carolina in response to Hurricane Florence. pic.twitter.com/fGqBIyrrtq