During the week of February 25 through March 1, 2019, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) hosted a train-the-trainer course for members of international urban search and rescue (USAR) teams.
Recently, comedian Kevin Hart and YouTube personality Casey Neistat trained with members of our Lifeguard Division in an episode of Hart’s “What the Fit” show on YouTube.
On the show, Hart invites a different celebrity friend in each episode to try different ways to stay fit.
In this particular episode, Hart and Neistat find out what it takes to become a LACoFD lifeguard. Click here to read about it and see the video!
On Saturday, February 23, 2019, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) hosted the Woman’s Fire Prep Academy (WFPA), which introduces participants to what it takes to become a firefighter. The Academy takes place every Saturday over a six-week period at the Cecil R. Gehr Fire Combat Training Center at Department headquarters.
In this month’s County Digest, Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl L. Osby is featured, along with District Attorney Jackie Lacey and Monique King-Viehland, Executive Director of the Community Development Commission/Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles.
On Thursday, February 21, 2019, the Regional Chamber of Commerce San Gabriel Valley held its annual Salute to Heroes Prayer Breakfast at the Diamond Bar Center in the city of Diamond Bar.