On Tuesday, March 10, 2020, Los Angeles County Fourth District Supervisor Janice Hahn recognized members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) for assisting with the development of the Harbor Interfaith homeless shelter in San Pedro.
On Thursday, March 5, 2020, the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) East Regional Operations Bureau hosted its annual VIP tour for city council members and community stakeholders within Divisions II, IV, VIII and IX.
The Regional Chamber of Commerce San Gabriel Valley recently honored Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) Fire Fighter Paramedics (FFPM) Joseph Arambula and Jeremy Munyon for their dedication at the annual “Salute to Heroes” prayer breakfast at the Diamond Bar Center on Thursday, February 27, 2020.
On Wednesday, March 4, 2020, the Board of Supervisors honored the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) as the winner of the inaugural Chair’s Challenge for the “Platform to Dream” youth leadership and mentoring program.
During halftime at the Clippers’ home basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) firefighters, who are also members of the Los Angeles County Stentorians, were recognized as community heroes in honor of Black History Month.
At the Temple City council meeting on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, Mayor Nanette Fish presented Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) Captain Ruben Ortiz with a plaque, recognizing him as the city’s 2019 “Firefighter of the Year”.
Supervising Hazardous Materials Specialist Fariba Khaledan from the Health Hazardous Materials Division’s California Accidental Release Prevention Program (CalARP) received the Outstanding CUPA Individual Award at the 22nd annual California Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) Training Conference.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) Advanced Provider Response Unit (APRU) pilot program launched at the end of 2019 and has shown progress since its initiation.