At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Fire Captain Ricardo Ruelas was honored as the recipient of the 26th annual Perpetual Fire Prevention Award of Excellence. Additionally, the Board acknowledged October as Fire Prevention Month and also honored members of Urban Search and Rescue California Task Force 2 for their life-saving efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.
On Thursday, October 4, 2018, Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby and First District Supervisor Hilda Solis partnered to host a dedication ceremony, officially welcoming a new paramedic squad to Fire Station 87 in the City of Industry. Squad 87 is the 73rd paramedic squad to join the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s fleet.
Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge joined with FormLA Landscaping on Saturday, September 8, 2018, to host a two-part panel discussion series created to help Southern California locals explore the ways home gardens and public spaces can help reduce the risk of fires, floods, and other natural disasters.
As Fire Chief, your safety, mental health, and well-being are my top priority. The Executive Team and I are committed to providing you with the resources you need to perform your roles to the best of your ability and in the safest manner possible.