Firefighters, law enforcement officers and U.S. Military personnel serving in the State of California’s 32nd Congressional District were honored for their heroism and outstanding service over the past year at the 3rd Annual Congressional Prayer Breakfast on Friday morning, November 17, 2017, at the Pacific Palms Resort.
The California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (Cal-JAC) honored both the Los Angeles County Fire Department and Local 1014 with the Partners in Success award at its 14th Biennial Conference at the Westin Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage on Thursday, November 2, 2017.
Each year, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and Fire Department proclaim the month of October as “Fire Prevention Month.” The Fire Department, along with other public safety advocates encourage the public to take proper precautions and practice fire safety.
On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, UCLA Health highlighted the Mobile Stroke Unit pilot, the newest tool in the rapid diagnosis and treatment of strokes. With support from the County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors, the first phase of this pilot program launched last month in Santa Monica with trained personnel responding to select 9-1-1 calls within the city.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Chief Executive Office, and the Quality and Productivity Commission celebrated quality service in Los Angeles County by presenting its 31st Productivity and Quality Awards on October 18, 2017, at the Grand Hall of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
Imagine the high-pitched beeping from a smoke alarm wakes you up in the middle of the night. A dried-out Christmas tree has ignited in your living room. How much time do you think you have to get out safely? The truth is surprising to most people — it’s just two minutes or less.
In 2011, the Department unveiled our Strategic Plan, entitled “Engineering Our Future.” With 12 goals, the Strategic Plan served as our Department roadmap with a focus on transparency and accountability, integrating technology into our profession, addressing risk management issues, and ensuring the welfare of our workforce…
On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) deployed a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) in response to a formal request for assistance from the Government of Mexico after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck the region on September 19.
Los Angeles County Fire Department Chief Deputy David R. Richardson Jr., the Honor Guard, Los Angeles County Fire Fighters Pipes and Drums, and members of Local 1014 traveled to the 2017 IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Saturday, September 16, 2017, to especially honor Fire Fighter John “Eric” Schmidt, who died in the line of duty in 2001.