Firefighters from the Los Angeles County Fire Department competed in the CMC GRIMP North America competition which took place on the Battleship USS Iowa in San Pedro from March 28-30, 2019.
On Saturday, March 30, 2019, participants of the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) Women’s Fire Prep Academy (WFPA) officially graduated. The formal ceremony took place at the Cecil R. Gehr Fire Combat Training Center at Department headquarters, commemorating six weeks of intense training.
On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) team members from Fire Station 29 in Baldwin Park participated in an “Every 15 Minutes” program at Sierra Vista High School. Through simulation exercises, the program educates high school students about the dangers and consequences of substance abuse.
On Thursday evening, March 21, 2019, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) joined the Emergency Medical Services Agency (EMS) to celebrate 50 years of the County’s paramedic program. The formal event took place at the Los Angeles County Fire Museum in Bellflower.
The Irwindale City Council honored Los Angeles County Fire Department Fire Fighter Specialist (FFS) Judson Kading for his 36 years of service, including spending half of his career serving the community of Irwindale at Fire Station 48.
Members of the Los Angeles County Fire Hogs Motorcycle Club presented a $25,000 check to the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Firefighters’ Memorial Committee on Friday, March 15, 2019.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) Air Operations (Air Ops) Section was recognized at the weekly Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.