On Saturday, May 12, 2018, the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) North Regional Operations Bureau hosted its annual Fire Service Day at Fire Station 129 in Lancaster.
On Saturday, April 28, 2018, nearly 2,5000 people attended the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) East Regional Operations Bureau 2018 Fire Service Day festivities and partnering event, the La Puente Kiwanis Annual Car Show, in the city of La Puente.
Momentum from last month’s ARISE (A Reason to Include and Support Everyone) Summit continues to build. The two-day event has helped pave a new road toward greater understanding and openness between management, the workforce, and potential Department candidates.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), International Association of Firefighters Local 1014, and Los Angeles County Firefighters Memorial Committee collectively hosted the annual 2018 Firefighters’ Memorial Ceremony. Widows and family members attended the ceremony held at the Department’s headquarters on Saturday, April 21.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department’s 21st annual Fire Service Days are quickly approaching! Each Fire Service Day is a fun-filled event where the local community gets to interact with firefighters, enjoy fire safety demonstrations and take photos with fire engines and apparatus on display.
Throughout March, the Los Angeles County Fire Department has celebrated Women’s History Month. In honor of the many influential females who have made history and blazed the trail for others after them, our Department kicked-off a social media campaign by spotlighting retired Fire Captain Cynthia “Cindy” Barbee who was the Department’s first female firefighter hired in 1983…
On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, Los Angeles County Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger held a press conference along with Los Angeles County Fire Department Chief Deputy David R. Richardson Jr. and Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell. The press conference was held at the Hansen Dam Recreation Center to discuss safety preparedness, and planned evacuations in the Creek Fire burn areas due to the anticipated rain storm.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department joined the Los Angeles, Vernon and Compton Fire Departments along with the Union Pacific Railroad, BNSF Railway and Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority to conduct an educational emergency drill in the Alameda Corridor on Sunday morning, March 11.
On March 6, 2018, a changing of the guard ceremony was held in San Diego to commemorate Firehouse World moving its west coast fire expo and training event to Los Angeles in March 2019.