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.
On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, Los Angeles County Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger joined Fire Chief Daryl Osby at the Van Nuys Airport to welcome the arrival of the CL-415 SuperScoopers and the Erickson Helitanker. These firefighting aircraft resources are leased every year to provide extra help during our region’s fire season.
On Friday, June 29, Los Angeles County Fire Department Division VIII Assistant Fire Chief Jim Robinson and personnel from Fire Station 186 participated in a groundbreaking ceremony to support Southern California Gas Company and its Mobile Home Park Utility Upgrade Program in the City of Pomona’s Foothill Village Mobile Home Park.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department, along with the Los Angeles Fire, Los Angeles Police, and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Departments, hosted the annual news conference on fireworks safety which took place at the Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center, near Dodger stadium.