Los Angeles County Fire Department News

Los Angeles County Fire Department Team Members Recognized For Supporting The Harbor Interfaith Homeless Shelter

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. Scrolls were presented to LACoFD Acting Deputy Fire Chief Nick Duvally, Battalion Chief Marvin Dorsey and Fire Captain Joseph Williams for helping to convert an old County office into a homeless shelter in six weeks. Members of the Department assisted with inspections, recommenda...

Los Angeles County Fire Department’s “Platform To Dream” Wins BOS Chair’s Challenge

The Board of Supervisors honored the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) as the winner of the Chair’s inaugural Challenge for the “Platform to Dream” youth leadership and mentoring program. In partnership with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services and the County Office of Education, “Platform to Dream” is geared toward helping transitional age youth (16-24) pursue careers in public safety. The goal of the program is to create a pathway...

Los Angeles County Fire Department Fire Fighter Paramedics Honored By Regional Chamber Of Commerce SGV

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. The annual event was well attended by local elected officials and community members. LACoFD Assistant Fire Chief Jim Robinson provided a warm welcome and commended the honorees for...

Metro Chiefs At NFPA’s Urban Fire Forum Adopted Position Papers To Ensure Safe Communities

Metropolitan Fire Chiefs from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom participated in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Urban Fire Forum (UFF) at NFPA headquarters in Quincy, Mass. NFPA President and CEO Jim Pauley welcomed the chiefs and provided an overview of the association’s Fire and Life Safety Ecosystem, reinforcing the critical role urban fire chiefs play in ensuring safe communities. Special guests at the Forum included the President of the Canadian Associ...

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