On Thursday, June 20, 2019, Assistant Fire Chiefs Dennis Breshears and Eleni Pappas of the Los Angeles County Fire Department graduated from the Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP). The graduation reception took place at the USC Hotel in Los Angeles.
The Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center hosted Trauma Awareness Day on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. At a special event that day, trauma survivors shared their personal stories and were reunited with the first responders and medical teams that helped them during their emergency incidents.
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.