On Saturday, February 8, 2020, Brent Hill and his family visited the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) Dispatch Center to personally thank Fire Dispatcher Nicholas Colbert for helping to save his life.
This month, the Los Angeles County Fire Department Foundation distributed 114 iPads to use in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s current electronic Patient Care Record (ePCR) devices on all Advanced Life Support (ALS) and assessment units.
On Friday, February 7, 2020, Los Angeles County Fire Captain Jay Fernandez of Fire Station 144 in Westlake Village was honored by members of the Thousand Oaks Elks Lodge during its Law Enforcement and Firefighter Appreciation Night.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) Lifeguard Division promoted four new Ocean Lifeguard Specialists on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Will Rogers State Beach.
Members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) gathered at the William and Jane Bristol Civic Auditorium to be recognized for their dedicated service at the 26th annual City of Bellflower’s BRAVO Awards luncheon on Thursday, February 6, 2020. BRAVO stands for Bellflower Recognizes Acts of Valor and Outstanding service.
Recently, Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George donated superhero dolls to the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) to provide emotional support to children dealing with emergency trauma.
On January 24, 2020, Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) Ocean Lifeguard Rafael Ribiero Gonclaves was awarded the Navy Club of the United States’ Military Excellence Award (MEA) for being the top graduate in his recruit training group.
Assistant Fire Chief Derek Alkonis of the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) Air and Wildland Division received the very first Firefighter Fitness Leadership Award presented at an event hosted by Los Angeles Lakers strength coach Gunnar Peterson and FitFighter founder and CEO Sarah Apgar.
On Friday, January 24, 2020, Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) personnel from Fire Station 156 held a recognition ceremony in honor of Valencia resident Shelby Stuckey.
Celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Chief Deputy Dawnna Lawrence and Deputy Chief William McCloud of the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), along with several team members, proudly participated in the 35th Annual Kingdom Day Parade on Monday, January 20, 2020, in Los Angeles.
This year’s theme was “Equality for All Humanity, Our Next Step”. Considered the nation’s largest celebration in his honor, the parade is organized by the Congress of Racial Equality of California (CORE-CA).
For the past decade, the Los Angeles County Stentorians has helped coordinate and fund the Department’s participation and delegation.
Each year, celebrities, elected officials, community leaders, local organizations, high school marching bands and first responders take part in the festivities.