From July 18-20, 2017, the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection met in the Los Angeles area to discuss current and upcoming projects and initiatives that address climate change and improve urban and wildland forest health. It has been more than a decade since the Board’s last visit.
At its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors authorized the Internal Services Department to proceed with the acquisition of two Sikorsky S70i Firehawk helicopters for the Department’s Air Operations Section.
On Wednesday, June 7, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) successfully implemented the use of an automated dispensing system known as Pyxis.
After enduring weeks of intense training, 50 dedicated candidates graduated from the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) Women’s Fire Prep Academy. The participants received certificates as well as an invaluable opportunity to experience what it is like to train and be part of the academy.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) joined the California Fire Foundation, elected officials and community leaders at the launch of the “Firefighters on Your Side” campaign on Wednesday, May 17.
Sworn and civilian members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department were recognized and honored in front of hundreds of loved ones and friends at the 2017 Valor Awards on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.
On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby joined Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell and Los Angeles City Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas during a news conference in front of the LA Memorial Coliseum.