As temperatures continued to rise Thursday, the Los Angeles County Fire Department reminds residents across the county to stay cool. Fortunately, residents can make simple changes to their daily routine to defend themselves against heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke.
Chief Deputy Dawnna Lawrence, who oversees the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s business operations, was previously the Department’s Deputy Chief of the Administrative Services Bureau.
Santa Monica Beach was reopened early Thursday morning after a white substance washed ashore Wednesday night just north of the Santa Monica Pier.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department has seen an increase in the number of emergency responses related to drownings and near deaths this year. Follow these tips to help prevent further tragedies.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department Lifeguard Division performed 1,949 ocean rescues along our local beaches from July 23 through Aug. 2 after high surf resulted in strong rip currents along the shoreline.