On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, key personnel from the Los Angeles County Fire Department attended the 2018 LAX Air/Sea Disaster Drill and Marine Response Zone Plan Workshop with Local and Federal partners in order to exercise and improve the large scale, multi-agency response in the event of an aircraft crashing into the ocean offshore of Los Angeles County.
The Los Angeles County Fire and Public Health Departments joined in a multi-agency effort from April 27-29, 2018, providing 20,000 gallons of bottled water to residents in Willowbrook and Compton after rust-colored water was discovered to be running out of their taps.
Fifteen fire suppression aids from the Los Angeles County Fire Department successfully completed the National Registry Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) class.
On Saturday, April 28, 2018, nearly 2,5000 people attended the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) East Regional Operations Bureau 2018 Fire Service Day festivities and partnering event, the La Puente Kiwanis Annual Car Show, in the city of La Puente.
Momentum from last month’s ARISE (A Reason to Include and Support Everyone) Summit continues to build. The two-day event has helped pave a new road toward greater understanding and openness between management, the workforce, and potential Department candidates.
The Walnut Valley Rotary Club honored Los Angeles County Fire Department Fire Captain Bryan Kidder as Firefighter of the Year on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
Eighteen participants completed the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) first Administrative Professional Program (APP) on Thursday, April 19, 2018.
Los Angeles County Fire Department Fire Dispatcher II Fabio Castillo was recognized along with Long Beach Public Safety Dispatcher Emily Heaslet as runners-up for Outstanding Performance by a Team – Fire by the California Public-Safety Radio Association during their 30th Annual Telecommunicators Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel.
Now that the Los Angeles County Fire Department Recruit Class 150 has been on the job a few weeks, take a look back at their graduation day in this video produced by the Training Services Section.