Six Los Angeles County firefighters graduated from the J. Michael Criley Paramedic Training Institute as part of the school’s 240th class.
Widespread rainfall and a high potential for flooding compelled the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) to request deployment of the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Swiftwater Team to Modesto, California, on Saturday, February 18, 2017.
At its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors issued two proclamations; approved an ordinance amending County Code, Title 6 – Salaries; and approved contracts for the maintenance and repair services on heavy equipment resources.
The Leadership Series highlights the careers of significant individuals who served as contributors to the fabric that is the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD).
Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby and the Executive Team hosted a promotional ceremony on Wednesday, February 15, to congratulate 24 employees who have been promoted to the next stage in their careers.
On Saturday, February 11, 2017, more than 40 firefighters from Los Angeles County, Arcadia and Monrovia Fire, along with Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies and Cole-Schaefer Ambulance personnel, participated in a mass casualty incident (MCI) drill at the Metro Rail maintenance facility in Monrovia.
At its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors issued two proclamations; approved an adjustment affecting the Fire Department in the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Final Adopted Budget; and adopted a joint resolution to approve and accept property tax revenue resulting from Annexation 36-3.