On Friday, September 27, 2019, a formal ceremony for nine Los Angeles County firefighters was held to celebrate their graduation from the University of California, Los Angeles Paramedic Education Training program.
The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) honored Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) Battalion Chief Roy Chapman, Fire Fighter Specialist Robert Brantley and Fire Fighter Russell Fagan at this year’s memorial ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The event took place on Saturday, September 21, 2019.
September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month, and the Los Angeles County Fire Department participated in the second annual Behavioral Health Suicide Prevention and Awareness Safety Stand Down on Monday, September 23 through Wednesday, September 25, 2019.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department Lifeguard Division’s Junior Lifeguard Program graduated 69 cadets on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at the Dockweiler Youth Center in Playa Del Rey.
As thousands of first responders across the nation marked the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, Los Angeles County firefighters from Fire Stations 151, 85 and 86 joined the Glendora Ministerial Association and the Glendora Police Department for a day of remembrance and service.
On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, First District Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis hosted her annual Hispanic Heritage Month reception at the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration in Los Angeles to honor influential community leaders.
On Thursday, September 12, 2019, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) and the Association of Chief Officers hosted their annual California Contract Cities Association (CCCA) Board of Directors regular meeting and dinner at Tony P’s Dockside Grill in Marina Del Rey.
On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby joined Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger, City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas, Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore and Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva at the Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center to remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) Honor Guard, chaplains and firefighters from Fire Station 24 in Palmdale participated in a multi-agency 9/11 remembrance ceremony on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. The ceremony took place at the Fallen Heroes Memorial at the Antelope Valley Mall.