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.
Our Explorers are the Department’s tomorrow. With every new Explorer, we glimpse our Department’s future. Through our Explorer Program, we strive to ensure that each young person who enters our Program walks away skilled, confident, and successful in achieving any career goal they wish to pursue.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) has acquired two brand-new All Hazard Incident Management Trailers, Command 1 and Command 2, that will serve as the base of operations during major incidents.
On February 8, 2018, the city of Bellflower hosted the 24th Annual Bellflower Recognizes Acts of Valor and Outstanding Service (BRAVO) Awards ceremony at the William and Jane Bristol Civic Auditorium in Bellflower.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Lifeguard Division hosted an Emergency Medical Services Recognition Ceremony to honor the exemplary service delivered by lifeguards, firefighters and Good Samaritans, while also reuniting rescuers and survivors on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at Santa Monica Fire Department Battalion 300 Headquarters.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department hosted Canine Disaster Search Teams from throughout the country for the FEMA Canine Certification Exam at the Del Valle Regional Training Center in Castaic over January 20-21, 2018.