Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) firefighters from Fire Station 20, along with deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, were paired with children to select new shoes, clothing and school supplies at a Target store in Norwalk.
On Friday, October 4, 2019, Sherry Holcomb and her family reunited with Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) firefighters from Station 21 in Lawndale to express their sincere gratitude for saving her life.
Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) firefighters from Station 45 in Lakewood participated in the 21st annual Alive & Running 5K for Suicide Prevention in honor of Aaron Yanagisawa, the 14-year-old son of Battalion Chief Al Yanagisawa.
On Tuesday, October 1, 2019, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors proclaimed October as “Fire Prevention Month” and also recognized Fire Prevention’s 27th annual Perpetual Fire Prevention Award of Excellence honoree, Fire Captain Jason Nuesca.
On Saturday, September 28, 2019, California State Senator Susan Rubio, South El Monte Mayor Gloria Olmos, Mayor Pro Tem Manual Acosta and Council Member Richard Angel presented a recognition plaque to firefighters at the 13th annual Fire Station 90 Appreciation Day.
On Saturday, September 28, 2019, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) hosted its fifth annual Girls’ Fire Camp for participants between 14 to 19 years old at the Cecil R. Gehr Fire Combat Training Center in East Los Angeles.
The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) honored Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) Battalion Chief Roy Chapman, Fire Fighter Specialist Robert Brantley and Fire Fighter Russell Fagan at this year’s memorial ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The event took place on Saturday, September 21, 2019.
September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month, and the Los Angeles County Fire Department participated in the second annual Behavioral Health Suicide Prevention and Awareness Safety Stand Down on Monday, September 23 through Wednesday, September 25, 2019.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department Lifeguard Division’s Junior Lifeguard Program graduated 69 cadets on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at the Dockweiler Youth Center in Playa Del Rey.
As thousands of first responders across the nation marked the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, Los Angeles County firefighters from Fire Stations 151, 85 and 86 joined the Glendora Ministerial Association and the Glendora Police Department for a day of remembrance and service.