On Thursday, October 4, 2018, Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby and First District Supervisor Hilda Solis partnered to host a dedication ceremony, officially welcoming a new paramedic squad to Fire Station 87 in the City of Industry. Squad 87 is the 73rd paramedic squad to join the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s fleet.
On Saturday, September 15, over 500 residents attended the annual Hermosa Heroes Pancake Breakfast hosted by the City of Hermosa Beach and the Hermosa Valley & View Parent Teacher Organization at Fire Station 100.
On Friday, September 21, 2018, 10 Los Angeles County firefighters graduated from the UCLA Paramedic Education Training at University of California, Los Angeles. The formal ceremony was held at the Ronald F. Deaton Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) participated in an “All Call” and a remembrance ceremony on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, in honor of the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington D.C., and the crash of Flight 93 in Pennsylvania.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department officially promoted Thomas J. Sullivan to the position of Assistant Fire Chief, along with Eleni Pappas, Antonio S. Ramirez, and Dennis B. Breshears on Thursday, August 16, 2018.