Crews have cleaned up about 90 percent of the tar balls and oily substance from South Bay beaches after the petroleum product began washing ashore on Wednesday; however, the beaches will remain closed until further notice.
The 57 members of USA Task Force 2—known domestically as California Task Force 2—were honored by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday afternoon for USA-2’s service in Nepal.
Senior Nursing Instructor Toni Arellano’s work as the curriculum coordinator for the EMS Bureau has earned her the Fire Department Nurse of the Year award from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
A U.S. Disaster Assistance Response Team that includes members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department rescued a 41-year-old woman from a four-story building in Nepal on Tuesday night, less than 24 hours after a magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department honored four fallen personnel Wednesday during its annual Firefighters Memorial Service at headquarters in Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES – May 12, 2015 – The USA-2, Medium Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team, which is serving on the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART), was in Kathmandu, Nepal, when a 7.3 magnitude struck the Dolakha District in the Central Region of Nepal. Read More
Since the Firefighters Memorial’s inception, Randall Montgomery has engraved every name on the Firefighters Memorial Wall at Los Angeles County Fire Department Headquarters.
After her first husband, Fire Fighter Specialist Eric Schmidt, died in 2001, Sue Schmidt found comfort in the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Family Support Group. “You know that these people and the Department are always going to be there for you,” she says.
May is Fire Service Month, and in honor of this, the Los Angeles County Fire Department invites residents to join us for both local and regional Fire Service Day events.