Throughout March, the Los Angeles County Fire Department has celebrated Women’s History Month. In honor of the many influential females who have made history and blazed the trail for others after them, our Department kicked-off a social media campaign by spotlighting retired Fire Captain Cynthia “Cindy” Barbee who was the Department’s first female firefighter hired in 1983…
The County of Los Angeles Fire Department held its 60th Explorer Fire Academy graduation ceremony on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at the Del Valle Regional Training Center.
On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, Los Angeles County Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger held a press conference along with Los Angeles County Fire Department Chief Deputy David R. Richardson Jr. and Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell. The press conference was held at the Hansen Dam Recreation Center to discuss safety preparedness, and planned evacuations in the Creek Fire burn areas due to the anticipated rain storm.
Los Angeles County Fire Captain and Confined Space Instructor Dave Norman takes you up-close as Technical Operations conducts the annually required Confined Space Training for the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s USA-2 urban search and rescue team at the Del Valle Regional Training Center.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department joined the Los Angeles, Vernon and Compton Fire Departments along with the Union Pacific Railroad, BNSF Railway and Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority to conduct an educational emergency drill in the Alameda Corridor on Sunday morning, March 11.