The Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) Lifeguard Division hosted its EMS Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at Battalion 100 Headquarters on the Hermosa Beach Pier.
At the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) personnel from Fire Station 40 in Pico Rivera were honored for their outstanding work and effort in saving the life an elderly man who suffered a massive heart attack.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Honor Guard is looking to increase its member-roster. Founded in 1994, the Honor Guard pays tribute to fallen members of the Department by providing formal flag ceremonies and assisting with funeral detail.
At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Fire Captain Ricardo Ruelas was honored as the recipient of the 26th annual Perpetual Fire Prevention Award of Excellence. Additionally, the Board acknowledged October as Fire Prevention Month and also honored members of Urban Search and Rescue California Task Force 2 for their life-saving efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.
Eleven firefighters from the Los Angeles County Fire Department became the Department’s first class of paramedics to graduate from the University of Antelope Valley.
On the evening of Wednesday, September 26, 2018, the Los Angeles County Fire Department and Association of Chief Officers jointly hosted the annual California Contract Cities Association (Association) Board of Directors General Dinner Meeting at the Los Angeles County Fire Museum in Bellflower.
On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, First District Supervisor Hilda Solis, in partnership with the Los Angeles County Hispanic Managers Association and the Chicano Employees Association, recognized individuals who have provided significant contributions to the County.