Shortly after last week’s back-to-back earthquakes, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) deployed members of its Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) and Hazardous Materials (HazMat) teams to assist with recovery efforts in Kern County.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) is proud to welcome Dr. Natalia Alvarez who is participating in a fellowship program through the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. The fellowship program prepares emergency physicians to become an EMS specialist and eventually work as a medical director of an EMS program or fire department.
For the fourth year in a row, the American Heart Association (AHA) recognized the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) by honoring it with its 2019 Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award.
Monday, July 1, 2019 marked the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles County Lifeguards merging with the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD).
On Friday, June 28, 2019, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) was joined by other Southern California public safety agencies at the annual fire season outlook news conference.
At a news conference on Thursday, June 27, 2019, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) launched its opioid education campaign at the LAC+USC Medical Center to address the national and local crisis.
On Saturday, June 22, 2019, the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) Lifeguard Division held a formal graduation ceremony to commemorate the success of Ocean Lifeguard Academy (OLA) 33. The ceremony was held at Dockweiler State Beach’s Youth Center in Playa Del Rey.
To prepare for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) partnered with Fifth District Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and other public safety agencies for two news conferences on fireworks safety.