On Wednesday, March 4, 2020, the Board of Supervisors honored the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) as the winner of the inaugural Chair’s Challenge for the “Platform to Dream” youth leadership and mentoring program.
On Saturday, February 22, Fire Chief Daryl Osby kicked off this year’s Women’s Fire Prep Academy (WFPA). He was joined by Chief Deputy Dawnna Lawrence, Assistant Fire Chief Eleni Pappas, members of the Women’s Fire League, Chief Operating Officer Fesia Davenport from the Chief Executive Office and Staff Assistant Daisy Martinez who represented First District Supervisor Hilda Solis.
This year, LAC+USC Hospital recognized Los Angeles County Fire Fighter Paramedic Thomas Sullivan as its “Medic of the Year”.
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.
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.
Fire Chief Daryl Osby of the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) was recognized at the Santa Clarita Valley (SCV) Chamber of Commerce’s 97th annual Awards & Installation Gala at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Friday, January 24, 2020.
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.
On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, First District Supervisor Hilda Solis recognized members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) East Regional Operations Bureau for their dedicated commitment to County residents.