The Los Angeles County Fire Department just released its “Harden Your Home” video that provides valuable information and tips on how residents can protect and safeguard their homes from wildfires, especially from flying embers.
From June 11-13, 2019, Forestry Division Assistant Chief J. Lopez, along with wildland fire specialist Jack Cohen, Ph.D., co-hosted the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) “Assessing Structure Ignition Potential from Wildfire” training. The three-day informational training took place in Pacific Palisades.
On Sunday, June 9, 2019, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) participated in the annual Los Angeles Pride Festival and Parade in West Hollywood.
On Thursday, June 6, 2019, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), County’s Emergency Medical Services Agency and Department of Public Health partnered with Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and the American Heart Association to host the eighth annual Sidewalk CPR Day.
The National Association of Counties (NACo) honored the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) with a 2019 Achievement Award, in the category of Risk and Emergency Management, for creating the nation’s first fire department-based pharmacy.
On Friday, May 31, 2019, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) recognized over 70 of its Explorers at the 14th Annual Explorer Program Awards Banquet at the Hilton San Gabriel.