On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby received the Heroes of Los Angeles Award at the 58th annual Los Angeles Headquarters (LAHq) Association’s Awards Luncheon. The event was held at the California Club in downtown Los Angeles.
On Thursday, April 18, 2019, Assistant Fire Chief Eleni Pappas of the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) participated in a panel discussion presented by #WomenLeadLAC.
On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) Fire Fighter Specialist (FFS) Jason Lee of Fire Station 153 was honored as the Covina Sunrise Rotary Club’s Firefighter of the Year.
During National Public Safety Telecommunicators’ Week, the California Public-Safety Radio Association recognized ten Los Angeles County Fire Department employees for their good work. The 31st annual CPRA banquet took place on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the Knott’s Berry Farm Resort in Buena Park.
Seventeen members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department Recruit Class 153, graduated and participated in a formal ceremony at the Cecil Royal Gehr Fire Combat Training Center at Department headquarters. Family and friends watched the newly sworn-in firefighters graduate on Friday, April 19, 2019.
LACoFD Fire Chief Daryl Osby and the executive staff, congratulated the group on their successful completion of the fire academy. After which, Chief Osby and Chief Deputy David R. Richardson Jr., presented the graduates with their new badges and certificates of completion officially making them LACoFD firefighters.
As a culminating event, class 153 dressed in turn-outs to show-off their newly acquired fire safety skills.
The class is set to begin their first assignments on Saturday, April 20, 2019.
Congratulations and best wishes graduates!
Fire Fighter Michael Bassler
Fire Fighter Gregory Bryant
Fire Fighter Taylor Child
Fire Fighter Joseph De La O
Fire Fighter Aric Duran
Fire Fighter Timothy Jarvis
Fire Fighter Christopher Maldonado
Fire Fighter Justin Neese
Fire Fighter Christopher Otto
Fire Fighter James Purington
Fire Fighter Kevin Smith Jr.
Fire Fighter Raymond Valadez
Fire Fighter Sean Velasquez
Fire Fighter Adrian Villarreal
The Los Angeles County Fire Department proudly celebrated National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week from Sunday, April 14 to Saturday, April 20, 2019.
The 69th annual Los Angeles County Science & Engineering Fair was held on Friday, March 29, 2019, at the Pasadena Convention Center.
On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, Los Angeles County Fire Department Fire Fighter Specialist (FFS) Claron McAlister of Fire Station 47 was honored as the Temple City Firefighter of the Year.