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LACoFD Firefighters Graduate from the Paramedic Training Institute

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Thirteen Los Angeles County firefighters were honored with a formal graduation ceremony for successfully completing the Paramedic Training Institute program. The Los Angeles County Fire Department’s executive team hosted the ceremony at El Camino College in Torrance on Thursday, August 8, 2019.

Family and friends attended the celebration to honor Class 250’s remarkable achievement.

Congratulations and best wishes to the following graduates:

Fire Fighter Paramedic Bradley Beckwith
Fire Fighter Paramedic Marcus Cantu
Fire Fighter Paramedic Matthew Christie
Fire Fighter Paramedic Andrew Clemens
Fire Fighter Paramedic Ryan Ford
Fire Fighter Paramedic Brandon Fountain
Fire Fighter Paramedic Brandon Meyer
Fire Fighter Paramedic Michael Moncrief
Fire Fighter Paramedic Raul Perez
Fire Fighter Paramedic Manuel Rodriguez
Fire Fighter Paramedic Alan Roman
Fire Fighter Paramedic Jonathan Ryker
Fire Fighter Paramedic Michael Simpson

Prior to graduating, the new paramedics completed six months of classroom, hospital, and field training.

Board of Supervisors Recognizes LACoFD for Receiving NACo Award

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Recently, the National Association of Counties’ (NACo) presented 22 County departments with 2019 Achievement Awards in a variety of categories. At the weekly Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, Fourth District Supervisor Janice Hahn recognized award winners, including the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), during scroll presentations. 

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The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) joined the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) and other Southern California regional agencies in air operations trainings that focused on night wildland fire and night vision goggle drills.

Fire Agencies Train Together in Night-Time Air Operations

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The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) joined the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) and other Southern California regional agencies in air operations trainings that focused on night wildland fire and night vision goggle drills.  During the week of July 8, 2019, the Angeles National Forest (ANF) and the Los Padres National Forest (LPNF) each hosted the trainings to prepare first responders for future emergency incidents.

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The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) is proud to welcome Dr. Natalia Alvarez who is participating in a fellowship program through the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

LACoFD Welcomes EMS Fellow, Dr. Natalia Alvarez

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The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) is proud to welcome Dr. Natalia Alvarez who is participating in a fellowship program through the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.  The fellowship program prepares emergency physicians to become an EMS specialist and eventually work as a medical director of an EMS program or fire department.

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