On Tuesday, July 23, 2019, representatives from the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) attended the South Gate City Council meeting to personally honor South Gate police officers Aaron Krisman and Arturo Macias.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) recently received a $205,000 grant from the County of Los Angeles Quality and Productivity Commission to purchase 10 mechanical CPR devices for rescue boats in its fleet.
Recently, the National Association of Counties’ (NACo) presented 22 County departments with 2019 Achievement Awards in a variety of categories. At the weekly Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, Fourth District Supervisor Janice Hahn recognized award winners, including the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), during scroll presentations.
Throughout the month of July, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) partnered with Duarte Unified School District to host tours for international exchange students from Hong Kong.
As part of National Safety Month, Fire Fighter Specialist Randolph Lopez, Fire Fighter Joel Entreken and Fire Fighter Joshua Reyes from Fire Station 120 conducted a safety presentation at Tetra Tech in Diamond Bar on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.
The Los Angeles County Channel/Channel 36 recently produced vignettes featuring various Los Angeles County Fire Department employees and their chosen career paths. The 60-second stories show viewers what types of lucrative careers are available at various County departments.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) joined the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) and other Southern California regional agencies in air operations trainings that focused on night wildland fire and night vision goggle drills. During the week of July 8, 2019, the Angeles National Forest (ANF) and the Los Padres National Forest (LPNF) each hosted the trainings to prepare first responders for future emergency incidents.
On Friday, July 12, 2019, Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby, along with members of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 1014 and various County officials, met with representatives from the Department’s new third party workers’ compensation administrator, Sedgwick.
Shortly after last week’s back-to-back earthquakes, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) deployed members of its Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) and Hazardous Materials (HazMat) teams to assist with recovery efforts in Kern County.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) is proud to welcome Dr. Natalia Alvarez who is participating in a fellowship program through the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. The fellowship program prepares emergency physicians to become an EMS specialist and eventually work as a medical director of an EMS program or fire department.