Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) personnel throughout the County paused on Monday, September 11, 2017, to honor the lives that were lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks 16 years ago. For first responders, life has never been the same after the loss of their peers who bravely and selflessly ran into danger that tragic day.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Swiftwater Team received a scroll presentation at the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors regular meeting on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) Recruitment Unit hosted its fourth Girls Fire Camp for girls ages 14-19 on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Department headquarters in East Los Angeles.
Los Angeles County Fire Captain Michael Park answered the phone at Fire Station 120 in Diamond Bar on the evening of Friday, September 8, 2017. On the line was a woman, with sounds of a baby crying in the background, inquiring if the station was a Safe Surrender site.
On Tuesday, September, 12, 2017, the City of Commerce hosted a Public Safety Appreciation Luncheon at Stevens Steak and Seafood House to recognize Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel from Fire Stations 22, 27 and 50 and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for their service to the community.
Two retired Los Angeles County deputy fire chiefs are promoting a cause that they are truly passionate about, helping the families of Department firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty. Retired Chiefs Darrell Higuchi and Mel Hokanson are challenging everyone, from sworn and professional staff to the general public, to participate in the Los Angeles County Firefighters Memorial Committee’s 25th Annual Memorial Golf Tournament on Monday, October 2, 2017.
A call for help was sent to the Los Angeles County Fire Department ‘s California Task Force 2 (CA-TF2) as devastating flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey overwhelmed the community of Houston, Texas on Sunday, August 27, 2017.
Just over one year after a dangerous magnesium fire at a metal recycling business in the City of Maywood, the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) Health Hazardous Materials Division (HHMD) and the California Certified Unified Program Agency Forum’s newly proposed legislation passed as Assembly Bill (AB) 1689 on July 31, 2017.