On Thursday, October 17, 2019, Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby joined Fourth District Supervisor Janice Hahn and other local officials for a news conference about the Great California ShakeOut disaster preparedness drill at Biola University in La Mirada.
On Friday, October 4, 2019, Sherry Holcomb and her family reunited with Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) firefighters from Station 21 in Lawndale to express their sincere gratitude for saving her life.
In recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Fourth District Supervisor Janice Hahn joined the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) Lifeguard Division in painting Tower 60 pink! The “Paint it Pink” event took place on Saturday morning, October 5, 2019 at El Segundo Beach.
On Tuesday, October 1, 2019, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors proclaimed October as “Fire Prevention Month” and also recognized Fire Prevention’s 27th annual Perpetual Fire Prevention Award of Excellence honoree, Fire Captain Jason Nuesca.
The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) honored Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) Battalion Chief Roy Chapman, Fire Fighter Specialist Robert Brantley and Fire Fighter Russell Fagan at this year’s memorial ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The event took place on Saturday, September 21, 2019.
September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month, and the Los Angeles County Fire Department participated in the second annual Behavioral Health Suicide Prevention and Awareness Safety Stand Down on Monday, September 23 through Wednesday, September 25, 2019.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department Lifeguard Division’s Junior Lifeguard Program graduated 69 cadets on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at the Dockweiler Youth Center in Playa Del Rey.