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Report: Politicians hampered fight against California fire - Washington Post

  1. Report: Politicians hampered fight against California fire  Washington Post
  2. Firefighters distracted by politician requests during Woosley fire  Los Angeles Times
  3. LAFD Report: Politicians’ Requests During Woolsey Fire Complicated Firefighting Efforts  CBS Los Angeles
  4. California firefighters distracted by special requests from politicians, VIPs during Woolsey blaze: report  Fox News
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Posted on Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Marijuana Grow Operation Catches Fire Next to Hollywood’s Fonda Theatre - KTLA Los Angeles
Marijuana Grow Operation Catches Fire Next to Hollywood’s Fonda Theatre  KTLA Los Angeles

A large building fire erupted at an apparent marijuana grow operation on Hollywood Boulevard on Sunday night, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.


Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019 15:52:00 GMT



LAFD Assistant Fire Chief Retires After 38 Years of Service - Lasentinel
LAFD Assistant Fire Chief Retires After 38 Years of Service  Lasentinel

When Assistant Fire Chief Kwame Cooper joined the Los Angeles City Fire Department 38 years ago, there were less than 80 Blacks out of 3,800 firefighters.


Posted on Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Trump opens new war with California over wildfires, seeking to slash payments for firefighting on federal land - Los Angeles Times
Trump opens new war with California over wildfires, seeking to slash payments for firefighting on federal land  Los Angeles Times

The federal government is balking on reimbursing California for the expense of firefighting last year, saying local officials have failed to itemize costs.


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 16:00:00 GMT



3 Rescued, Including Man Who Tried to Help 2 Stranded People, From L.A. River in Atwater Village - KTLA Los Angeles
3 Rescued, Including Man Who Tried to Help 2 Stranded People, From L.A. River in Atwater Village  KTLA Los Angeles

Authorities rescued three people from a stretch of the rain-swollen Los Angeles River in Atwater Village on Thursday morning, including one who also became ...


Posted on Thu, 16 May 2019 16:51:00 GMT



2 Transported From West Hills School After Apparently Ingesting Unknown Substance: LAFD - KTLA Los Angeles
2 Transported From West Hills School After Apparently Ingesting Unknown Substance: LAFD  KTLA Los Angeles

Two people were transported on Monday afternoon after several students apparently fell ill at a West Hills school when they ingested an unknown substance, ...


Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019 21:58:00 GMT



Man Dies in Fire at Vacant Building in Sun Valley - KTLA Los Angeles
Man Dies in Fire at Vacant Building in Sun Valley  KTLA Los Angeles

A man died after being pulled from a burning vacant commercial building in Sun Valley early Sunday, officials said. The fire broke out 4 a.m. in a second-story ...


Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019 00:22:00 GMT



Swimmer Dies After Being Found Unresponsive at Santa Monica State Beach - KTLA Los Angeles
Swimmer Dies After Being Found Unresponsive at Santa Monica State Beach  KTLA Los Angeles

A man died following what was described as a swim related accident at Santa Monica State Beach Thursday morning. Emergency crews were called to the 1400 ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 15:21:00 GMT



Man killed in Sun Valley fire was 37 and believed to be homeless; location was former Hope of the Valley thrift store - LA Daily News
Man killed in Sun Valley fire was 37 and believed to be homeless; location was former Hope of the Valley thrift store  LA Daily News

SUN VALLEY — Authorities on Thursday identified a man, believed to have been homeless, who died of injuries he apparently suffered in a fire at a ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 20:54:00 GMT



How Politicians 'Distracted' Firefighters During LA County's Most Destructive Wildfire - Governing
How Politicians 'Distracted' Firefighters During LA County's Most Destructive Wildfire  Governing

Los Angeles Fire Department officials said their response to the massive Woolsey fire was complicated by requests from local politicians, according to a ...


Posted on Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Man Killed, Brother Injured in Lake View Terrace House Fire - KTLA Los Angeles
Man Killed, Brother Injured in Lake View Terrace House Fire  KTLA Los Angeles

A man was killed and his brother was injured in a Lake View Terrace house fire Thursday morning, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported. A white sheet ...


Posted on Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Los Angeles Fire Season Is Beginning Again. And It Will Never End. - New York Magazine
Los Angeles Fire Season Is Beginning Again. And It Will Never End.  New York Magazine

You could see the smoke from space. The plume from last November's Woolsey fire swept out toward Catalina and into the Pacific beyond by the same Santa ...


Posted on Sun, 12 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Los Angeles County Fire Department Running Drills Near Orchard Village Road - KHTS Radio
Los Angeles County Fire Department Running Drills Near Orchard Village Road  KHTS Radio

Residents should not be alarmed if there is fire activity in the former Albert Einstein Academy building on Orchard Village Road in Valencia, officials said.


Posted on Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Organization Committed to Getting Black Men to Mentor - Spectrum News 1
Organization Committed to Getting Black Men to Mentor  Spectrum News 1

Nolan Smith Robinson, a Los Angeles Fire Department junior cadet, is learning as much about carrying heavy fire gear as he is about life.


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 21:38:00 GMT



LAPD offers $25,000 reward in search for hit-and-run driver who hit bicyclist - Los Angeles Times
LAPD offers $25,000 reward in search for hit-and-run driver who hit bicyclist  Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Police Department released a video Wednesday of a violent hit-and-run collision in the Westlake neighborhood that left a bicyclist with a ...


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 23:30:00 GMT



4-Alarm Fire Rages Through Vacant Former Strip Club In Corona - CBS Los Angeles
4-Alarm Fire Rages Through Vacant Former Strip Club In Corona  CBS Los Angeles

CORONA (CBSLA) — Firefighters battled a 4-alarm blaze at an abandoned strip club and billiards bar in Corona once featured on the TV show “Bar Rescue.”.


Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019 12:44:00 GMT



9-1-1 recap: It's time for Bobby's LAFD backstory - Entertainment Weekly News
9-1-1 recap: It's time for Bobby's LAFD backstory  Entertainment Weekly News

Last we saw Captain Bobby Nash, he was being informed—during a nice date night with Athena, no less!—that things he said in his interrogation during the ...


Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



At Least 6 People Wounded in Cypress Park Shooting - KTLA Los Angeles
At Least 6 People Wounded in Cypress Park Shooting  KTLA Los Angeles

At least six people were wounded when gunfire erupted in the Cypress Park neighborhood of Los Angeles on Saturday, authorities said. The shooting was ...


Posted on Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



To Ambulance or Not to Ambulance? | Fire Service EMS - FireEngineering.com
To Ambulance or Not to Ambulance? | Fire Service EMS  FireEngineering.com

"Small volunteer fire departments need to consider not only the financials, but also the operational, administrative, and cultural changes that adding ambulance ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 18:55:53 GMT



5-Year-Old Girl, 3 Men Shot in Vermont Square Park - NBC Southern California
5-Year-Old Girl, 3 Men Shot in Vermont Square Park  NBC Southern California

At least four people were shot, including a 5-year-old girl in the back, at Vermont Square Park, authorities said Tuesday. The shooting occurred at approximately ...


Posted on Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



2 Killed, 2 Injured in Crash on Westbound 10 Freeway in Mid-City - KTLA Los Angeles
2 Killed, 2 Injured in Crash on Westbound 10 Freeway in Mid-City  KTLA Los Angeles

Two people were killed and two others were injured in a crash on the 10 Freeway near the Mid-City neighborhood of Central Los Angeles early Thursday ...


Posted on Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire crews contain blaze at Pomona food recycling center - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Fire crews contain blaze at Pomona food recycling center  Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

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Posted on Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



‘It’s not fair.’ Beach firefighters say family ties played role in selecting recruits. - Miami Herald
‘It’s not fair.’ Beach firefighters say family ties played role in selecting recruits.  Miami Herald

Firefighters in Miami Beach are concerned that nepotism played a role in selecting this year's recruit class, creating an unfair hiring process and possible safety ...


Posted on Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Big-Rig Crash on 5 Freeway Closes Lanes in East L.A. for More Than 3 Hours - KTLA Los Angeles
Big-Rig Crash on 5 Freeway Closes Lanes in East L.A. for More Than 3 Hours  KTLA Los Angeles

A crash involving several cars and a big rig on the northbound 5 Freeway in East Los Angeles closed all lanes of the roadway late Sunday and into early ...


Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019 13:58:00 GMT



The Federal Government Won't Pay Back California's Firefighting Costs. What Happens When the Next Fire Hits? - Pacific Standard
The Federal Government Won't Pay Back California's Firefighting Costs. What Happens When the Next Fire Hits?  Pacific Standard

California says it's owed $9.3 million for fighting fires on federal lands. The Forest *Service* says the state is overbilling.


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 23:21:10 GMT



4 killed in crash that left BMW wrapped around pole on 710 Freeway - Los Angeles Times
4 killed in crash that left BMW wrapped around pole on 710 Freeway  Los Angeles Times

Four men were killed in a high-speed crash on the 710 Freeway that left their vehicle wrapped around a pole and forced the closure of two northbound lanes in ...


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 19:05:00 GMT



Families weep as Oakland Ghost Ship trial opens - Los Angeles Times
Families weep as Oakland Ghost Ship trial opens  Los Angeles Times

A prosecutor on Tuesday painted an emotional and dramatic picture of three dozen partygoers dying in a fast-moving fire during an unpermitted music concert in ...


Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Officer escorting Mike Pompeo motorcade in Los Angeles injured in collision - NBC News
Officer escorting Mike Pompeo motorcade in Los Angeles injured in collision  NBC News

A California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer helping to control traffic for the motorcade of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Los Angeles was injured in a ...


Posted on Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Explosion Rocks San Pedro Apartment Complex - CBS Los Angeles
Explosion Rocks San Pedro Apartment Complex  CBS Los Angeles

SAN PEDRO (CBSLA) — A huge explosion rocked a San Pedro apartment complex Sunday sending glass flying and hearts racing. No injuries were reported, ...


Posted on Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Crash Shears Off Hydrant in Sylmar - NBC Southern California
Crash Shears Off Hydrant in Sylmar  NBC Southern California

A speeding sedan sheared a fire hydrant in Sylmar Wednesday and knocked down several power poles, leaving two young women in critical condition, ...


Posted on Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Crews work to rescue horse, rider stuck in mud in Shadow Hills - Fox 35 Orlando
Crews work to rescue horse, rider stuck in mud in Shadow Hills  Fox 35 Orlando

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11) - Firefighters rescued a rider and his horse that became stuck in the mud near Hansen Dam in the Shadow Hills area of Los ...


Posted on Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Forklift Accident Maims Worker In Industry - Patch.com
Forklift Accident Maims Worker In Industry  Patch.com

Forklift Accident Maims Worker In Industry - Baldwin Park, CA - A forklift accident pinned a worker in the City of Industry, the Los Angeles County Fire Department ...


Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019 01:36:46 GMT



Coroner identifies four killed in possible street racing crash on the 710 Freeway - FOX 11 Los Angeles
Coroner identifies four killed in possible street racing crash on the 710 Freeway  FOX 11 Los Angeles

Four men were killed Wednesday morning when the driver of a BMW traveling at high speed on the northbound 710 Freeway in South Gate lost control of the car ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 22:02:00 GMT



Firefighters And Law Enforcement Participate In Rose Bowl Stadium Active Shooter Drill - CBS Los Angeles
Firefighters And Law Enforcement Participate In Rose Bowl Stadium Active Shooter Drill  CBS Los Angeles

PASADENA (CBSLA) — The Rose Bowl held an active shooter drill Wednesday with over 100 officials in attendance. A woman playing a victim is carried away ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 05:44:00 GMT



Firefighters Battle Massive Blaze That’s Sending Off ‘Toxic Fumes’ at Ontario Recycling Center - KTLA Los Angeles
Firefighters Battle Massive Blaze That’s Sending Off ‘Toxic Fumes’ at Ontario Recycling Center  KTLA Los Angeles

Firefighters battled a massive blaze at a recycling center in Ontario for more than three hours as it sent off toxic fumes before managing to contain it by Tuesday ...


Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Motorcyclist hurt in Castaic crash - Santa Clarita Valley Signal
Motorcyclist hurt in Castaic crash  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

A motorcyclist was injured and taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Wednesday night after colliding with another vehicle in Castaic. The two-vehicle traffic ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 08:14:00 GMT



From the Archives: 1928 dedication of Los Angeles City Hall - Los Angeles Times
From the Archives: 1928 dedication of Los Angeles City Hall  Los Angeles Times

The 32-story, 454-foot-tall Los Angeles City Hall opened with a three-day public celebration April 26-28, 1928. Construction started in 1926. Sand for the ...


Posted on Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



The Latest: Fumes prompt return of Spirit jet to Los Angeles - Star Tribune
The Latest: Fumes prompt return of Spirit jet to Los Angeles  Star Tribune

The Latest on a Spirit Airlines flight that returned to Los Angeles due to fumes onboard (all times local):


Posted on Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Passenger in Prius Opens Fire at Officers During High-Speed LA Freeway Chase - NBC Southern California
Passenger in Prius Opens Fire at Officers During High-Speed LA Freeway Chase  NBC Southern California

A passenger leaned out the side window of a car and opened fire on officers and deputies during a high-speed pursuit Friday afternoon on freeways in ...


Posted on Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Car Careens Off Kanan Dume Road In Malibu - Malibu, CA Patch
Car Careens Off Kanan Dume Road In Malibu  Malibu, CA Patch

MALIBU, CA — A driver was airlifted to a hospital after his car went about 500 feet over the side of Kanan Dume Road about a half-mile north of Pacific Coast ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 21:21:32 GMT



SMCCA Joins Wildfire Conversation at Annual Meeting - Palisadian Post
SMCCA Joins Wildfire Conversation at Annual Meeting  Palisadian Post

By CHRISTIAN MONTERROSA | Reporter. The Santa Monica Canyon Civic Association held its annual meeting at Rustic Canyon Recreation Center on ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 07:15:00 GMT



UPDATE: Three People Reported Trapped In Stevenson Ranch Car Crash - KHTS Radio
UPDATE: Three People Reported Trapped In Stevenson Ranch Car Crash  KHTS Radio

A Stevenson Ranch car crash reportedly left three people trapped inside two vehicles Thursday, officials said. Facebook. View Video (12:18). Posted by KHTS ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 20:03:05 GMT



Fire Breaks Out At Highland Park Restaurant - Patch.com
Fire Breaks Out At Highland Park Restaurant  Patch.com

Fire Breaks Out At Highland Park Restaurant - Highland Park-Mount Washington, CA - Crews battled a fire that started in the kitchen ducting of a Highland Park ...


Posted on Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



The Arrowhead Country Club pool that was once a community oasis has been restored - San Bernardino County Sun
The Arrowhead Country Club pool that was once a community oasis has been restored  San Bernardino County Sun

He's a retired fire captain with the Los Angeles Fire Department. His good friend is a retired businessman and former Guatemala Olympic swimming coach.


Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019 16:40:14 GMT



Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles - fox56.com
Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles  fox56.com

A woman in a stolen recreational vehicle led authorities on a wild chase in Los Angeles on Tuesday, smashing into cars and a palm tree before finally coming to ...


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 20:50:00 GMT



Teen girls train hard at 2-day Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter camp - KABC-TV
Teen girls train hard at 2-day Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter camp  KABC-TV

Dozens of girls experienced what it was like to become a firefighter as they participated in Los Angeles Fire Department's Girls Camp.


Posted on Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Video shows intense wildfire helicopter rescue by Los Angeles Fire Department - San Francisco Chronicle
Video shows intense wildfire helicopter rescue by Los Angeles Fire Department  San Francisco Chronicle

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Fire Department has released video of one of its helicopter crews rescuing people from a mountain peak as a huge ...


Posted on Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



2 Killed in Sepulveda Basin Lamborghini Crash - KTLA Los Angeles
2 Killed in Sepulveda Basin Lamborghini Crash  KTLA Los Angeles

Two people died after a Lamborghini crashed into a tree in the Sepulveda Basin on Wednesday night, officials said. The crash took place shortly before 8 p.m. at ...


Posted on Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



A New LAFD Unit Is Providing Urgent Care on the Spot - LA Magazine
A New LAFD Unit Is Providing Urgent Care on the Spot  LA Magazine

The Los Angeles Fire Department's Advanced Provider Response Units bring nurse practitioners to people so they can skip a trip to the ER.


Posted on Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Los Angeles Fire Department grad who was top of her class still going strong 1 year later - KABC-TV
Los Angeles Fire Department grad who was top of her class still going strong 1 year later  KABC-TV

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Last year, Caroline Carpenter made history by becoming the first female Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter to graduate at the top ...


Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Slipknot Drummer Shawn Crahan's Daughter Dead From Apparent Overdose - iHeartRadio
Slipknot Drummer Shawn Crahan's Daughter Dead From Apparent Overdose  iHeartRadio

Over the weekend, Slipknot drummer and founding member Shawn Crahan had to say goodbye to his youngest daughter Gabrielle, who passed away on May ...


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 23:15:00 GMT



Murdered woman's family visits baby who was cut from her womb - KABC-TV
Murdered woman's family visits baby who was cut from her womb  KABC-TV

Family members of a woman who police said was murdered and had her baby taken from her womb arrived in Chicago late Tuesday night ahead of her ...


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 16:07:30 GMT



Introduction to the Los Angeles Fire Department helicopter program - Fire Aviation
Introduction to the Los Angeles Fire Department helicopter program  Fire Aviation

The Los Angeles Fire Department(LAFD) aviation program started in 1962 with one Bell 47. Today they have six helicopters, four AgustaWestland AW139's and ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



LAFD Has Flown Drones During 175 Incident-Related Missions Since 2017 - NBC Southern California
LAFD Has Flown Drones During 175 Incident-Related Missions Since 2017  NBC Southern California

Since becoming one of the first major metropolitan fire departments to have a significant drone program and conducting its first aerial mission during the 2017 ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



How to Help Woolsey Fire First Responders (and How Not To) - LA Magazine
How to Help Woolsey Fire First Responders (and How Not To)  LA Magazine

As of 7:30 Monday morning, the Woolsey Fire had burned 91,000 acres, destroyed an estimated 370 structures (with 57,000 more threatened), and was only 20 ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



BIR 2019: Lithium-ion batteries spark a burning issue for recyclers - Recycling Today
BIR 2019: Lithium-ion batteries spark a burning issue for recyclers  Recycling Today

Scrap stockpile fires are occurring around the world with volatile lithium-ion batteries being the most common cause.


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 07:57:24 GMT



Thanks, But No Thanks: Firefighters Ask for You to Stop Donating Random Goods - NBC Southern California
Thanks, But No Thanks: Firefighters Ask for You to Stop Donating Random Goods  NBC Southern California

As residents look for ways to help Southern California firefighters by donating water, energy drinks, blankets, and more, resulting in an extra 5000 pounds of ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



DUI suspect crashes into North Hollywood auto dealership, sparking fire and damaging $150K BMW - LA Daily News
DUI suspect crashes into North Hollywood auto dealership, sparking fire and damaging $150K BMW  LA Daily News

NORTH HOLLYWOOD — A suspected drunk driver was in custody Wednesday morning, accused of crashing into a BMW dealership in North Hollywood and ...


Posted on Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Robert Hawkins leads the way to the LA Fire Department - lastandardnewspaper.com
Robert Hawkins leads the way to the LA Fire Department  lastandardnewspaper.com

Robert Hawkins, an Inglewood native, was mentored by firefighters when he was younger, and now he's encouraging others to join the LAFD.


Posted on Fri, 12 Apr 2019 22:27:39 GMT



LA Firefighters Can Wear Rams Gear On Duty - CBS Los Angeles
LA Firefighters Can Wear Rams Gear On Duty  CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — They're saving lives while supporting the home team: Los Angeles city firefighters are now allowed to wear Rams hats on duty.


Posted on Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Los Angeles Fire Department And DJI Collaborate To Advance Drone Technology For Public Safety Applications - Caldwell Journal
Los Angeles Fire Department And DJI Collaborate To Advance Drone Technology For Public Safety Applications  Caldwell Journal

LOS ANGELES, CA (April 8, 2019) — DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today announced a Solution Development ...


Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



L.A. County firefighters earn massive overtime pay, busting budgets and raising questions - Los Angeles Times
L.A. County firefighters earn massive overtime pay, busting budgets and raising questions  Los Angeles Times

Strained by staffing shortages and major emergencies, the L.A. County Fire Department busted its overtime plan by tens of millions of dollars, inflating salaries ...


Posted on Sun, 21 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



As California Wildfire Season Looms, Finding Tree Trimmers Is a New Problem - The New York Times
As California Wildfire Season Looms, Finding Tree Trimmers Is a New Problem  The New York Times

For Pacific Gas & Electric, it isn't easy mustering crews to thin the forests where its equipment might cause fires.


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 19:13:48 GMT



LAFD Deploys 1,000 Handheld Thermal Imaging Cameras - NBC Southern California
LAFD Deploys 1,000 Handheld Thermal Imaging Cameras  NBC Southern California

The Los Angeles Fire Department has deployed 1000 hand-held thermal imaging cameras that can help firefighters locate victims in smoke-filled rooms or find ...


Posted on Sat, 23 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters Battle Blaze at Auto Yard in Wilmington - KTLA Los Angeles
Firefighters Battle Blaze at Auto Yard in Wilmington  KTLA Los Angeles

Firefighters responded to a fire outside an auto yard in Wilmington Sunday afternoon, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Crews worked to extinguish the ...


Posted on Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Gasoline tanker leak causes explosion and fire in South Los Angeles, 2 injured - The Daily Breeze
Gasoline tanker leak causes explosion and fire in South Los Angeles, 2 injured  The Daily Breeze

LOS ANGELES — A leak from a 9,000-gallon gasoline tanker caused the vehicle to catch fire, which spread to one nearby home, ignited the air in storm drains, ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Seek Thermal Supplies the Entire Los Angeles Fire Department with Lifesaving Thermal Imaging Cameras - PRNewswire
Seek Thermal Supplies the Entire Los Angeles Fire Department with Lifesaving Thermal Imaging Cameras  PRNewswire

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the Los Angeles Fire Department, Seek Thermal today announces it will supply ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



VIDEO: F-16 pilot ejects moments before jet crashes into building near March Air Reserve Base - KABC-TV
VIDEO: F-16 pilot ejects moments before jet crashes into building near March Air Reserve Base  KABC-TV

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KABC) -- Dramatic video shows the moment an F-16 pilot ejected just before his fighter jet crashed into a building near the March Air ...


Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019 22:54:19 GMT



LA Fire Department pays up on Super Bowl bet in hilarious fashion - WCVB Boston
LA Fire Department pays up on Super Bowl bet in hilarious fashion  WCVB Boston

The chief of the Los Angeles Fire Department spent the day Tuesday in a New England Patriots jersey, just one of the indignities he had to endure because of ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Police Are Investigating A Woman’s Report That She “Blacked Out” And May Have Been Drugged At YouTuber Jake Paul’s Party - BuzzFeed News
Police Are Investigating A Woman’s Report That She “Blacked Out” And May Have Been Drugged At YouTuber Jake Paul’s Party  BuzzFeed News

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating a complaint from a woman who said she suspected that she was drugged after she "blacked out" at ...


Posted on Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



DJI and Los Angeles Fire Department partnership to advance the use of drones - DroneDJ
DJI and Los Angeles Fire Department partnership to advance the use of drones  DroneDJ

DJI announces the continuation of their partnership with the Los Angeles Fire Department to advance the use of drones. The LAFD will get access to DJI's...


Posted on Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Pomona Burglary Suspect Found Living in Elaborate Ganesha Hills Tree House - KTLA Los Angeles
Pomona Burglary Suspect Found Living in Elaborate Ganesha Hills Tree House  KTLA Los Angeles

Pomona police arrested a suspected burglar earlier this week after finding him living in an elaborate and "well-disguised" treehouse in the Ganesha Hills, ...


Posted on Fri, 24 May 2019 03:13:00 GMT



Spotting Wildfires Could Become Easier. Here's How. - The New York Times
Spotting Wildfires Could Become Easier. Here's How.  The New York Times

Good morning. (Here's the sign-up, if you don't already get California Today by email.) Last week, I wrote about how scientists at U.C. San Diego have gone from ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 13:10:51 GMT



Veteran Firefighter Awarded $2.75 Million in Whistleblower Retaliation Suit - NBC Southern California
Veteran Firefighter Awarded $2.75 Million in Whistleblower Retaliation Suit  NBC Southern California

A veteran firefighter who said he suffered a backlash after reporting that Los Angeles Fire Department personnel and members of the dive team were wrongfully ...


Posted on Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Los Angeles Fire Department upholds Super Bowl bet, flies New England Patriots banner - MassLive.com
Los Angeles Fire Department upholds Super Bowl bet, flies New England Patriots banner  MassLive.com

The Los Angeles Fire Department kept their word after losing a Super Bowl bet with the Boston Fire Department and had to fly some New England Patriots gear ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Trump has pardoned 10 men. Who are they? - Los Angeles Times
Trump has pardoned 10 men. Who are they?  Los Angeles Times

President Trump has pardoned 10 men: One campaigned for him. One retweets him. Another wrote the book “Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other.”


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 18:45:00 GMT



Firefighters' fateful choices: How the Woolsey fire became an unstoppable monster - Los Angeles Times
Firefighters' fateful choices: How the Woolsey fire became an unstoppable monster  Los Angeles Times

The records, obtained by The Times under the California Public Records Act, show firefighters on the Woolsey line were struggling to catch up during those first ...


Posted on Sun, 06 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Seek Thermal Supplies Entire LA Fire Dept. with TICs - Firehouse.com
Seek Thermal Supplies Entire LA Fire Dept. with TICs  Firehouse.com

Seek Thermal has announced it will supply fire and rescue personnel with thermal imaging cameras as part of every firefighter's standard gear across the City of ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



One year after a firefighter's deadly fall, L.A. is fighting an order from state safety regulators - Los Angeles Times
One year after a firefighter's deadly fall, L.A. is fighting an order from state safety regulators  Los Angeles Times

Lawyers for the Los Angeles Fire Department are at odds with workplace safety regulators over their investigation into the death of 29-year-old firefighter Kelly ...


Posted on Sun, 29 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



See the video: Chatsworth Halloween attack by LAFD firefighters, including ‘Sandlot’ star, leads to $7.5 million settlement - LA Daily News
See the video: Chatsworth Halloween attack by LAFD firefighters, including ‘Sandlot’ star, leads to $7.5 million settlement  LA Daily News

A man who was attacked by a group of people – including two off-duty Los Angeles firefighters – and choked to unconsciousness on Halloween night 2015 in ...


Posted on Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



LAFD Responds to 2-Story House Fire in Vermont Square - KTLA Los Angeles
LAFD Responds to 2-Story House Fire in Vermont Square  KTLA Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a two-story house fire in the Vermont Square neighborhood of Los Angeles Sunday, the LAFD said in a tweet.


Posted on Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters Rescue Two People Who Were Swept Down LA River Channel - NBC Southern California
Firefighters Rescue Two People Who Were Swept Down LA River Channel  NBC Southern California

A 21-year-old man and 18-year-old woman were rescued early Monday from fast-moving water in the Pacoima Wash, a tributary of the Los Angeles River, ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Damaged LAFD Helicopter Repaired, Cause of Accident Still a Mystery - NBC Southern California
Damaged LAFD Helicopter Repaired, Cause of Accident Still a Mystery  NBC Southern California

A $17 million firefighting helicopter damaged during the La Tuna Fire a year ago has been returned to *service* and the Los Angeles Fire Department says its fleet ...


Posted on Fri, 31 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Wild Pursuit of RV Through Los Angeles Ends with Crash, Driver in Custody - Yahoo News
Wild Pursuit of RV Through Los Angeles Ends with Crash, Driver in Custody  Yahoo News

A wild pursuit of an RV through the Los Angeles County saw a dog leap from a moving vehicle, multiple crashes, and ended with the female driver taken into ...


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 15:13:00 GMT



LAFD Concludes Firefighters May Have Sparked Slauson Avenue Gas Explosion - NBC Southern California
LAFD Concludes Firefighters May Have Sparked Slauson Avenue Gas Explosion  NBC Southern California

Sparks from a firefighter's saw may have ignited vapors from a leaking 9000-gallon gasoline tanker that spread to a home and set off explosions in storm drains, ...


Posted on Sat, 23 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Commission moves to give in-house watchdog 'unfettered access' to disciplinary files - Los Angeles Times
Fire Commission moves to give in-house watchdog 'unfettered access' to disciplinary files  Los Angeles Times

The panel that oversees the Los Angeles Fire Department voted Tuesday to give the agency's internal watchdog “unfettered access” to the disciplinary files of its ...


Posted on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



MANSFIELD MEMORIES: Why the town’s fire engines aren’t white - Wicked Local
MANSFIELD MEMORIES: Why the town’s fire engines aren’t white  Wicked Local

Have you ever driven through our northern neighbor and noticed something unusual in front of their fire station? Yes, Foxborough has white fire engines.


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 16:35:29 GMT



LAFD fire truck catches on fire near USC Village - Daily Trojan Online
LAFD fire truck catches on fire near USC Village  Daily Trojan Online

Residents of the Cowlings and Ilium residential colleges evacuated Building 9 at USC Village Wednesday morning after smoke from a burning fire truck set off ...


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Beverly Hills Fire Department Adds Nurse Practitioner Unit - JEMS.com
Beverly Hills Fire Department Adds Nurse Practitioner Unit  JEMS.com

In an effort to cut down ED overcrowding in its city's hospitals, the Beverly Hills Fire Department has added a Nurse Practitioner Response Unit (NPRU) to its ...


Posted on Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fire Fighting Fire: The Story of the Struggle to Build West Hollywood's Fire Station No. 7 - WEHOville
Fire Fighting Fire: The Story of the Struggle to Build West Hollywood's Fire Station No. 7  WEHOville

Los Angeles County greatly improved the fire protection services it provides West Hollywood with the opening of a new Fire Station No. 7 at San Vicente ...


Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Ellen DeGeneres Talks SoCal Fire, Donates to LAFD Foundation - Hollywood Reporter
Ellen DeGeneres Talks SoCal Fire, Donates to LAFD Foundation  Hollywood Reporter

Ellen DeGeneres and Walmart teamed up to donate $100000 to the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation.


Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Union pressured Mayor Garcetti’s office to oust top fire official, court records show - Los Angeles Times
Union pressured Mayor Garcetti’s office to oust top fire official, court records show  Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Fire Marshal John Vidovich was at the peak of his career in 2015. He ran the city's Fire Prevention Bureau, oversaw more than 150 employees and ...


Posted on Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



LAFD adding thermal imaging cameras for smoke-filled rooms - KABC-TV
LAFD adding thermal imaging cameras for smoke-filled rooms  KABC-TV

The Los Angeles Fire Department is adding 1000 thermal imaging cameras to help firefighters find their way around smoke and low-visibility situations.


Posted on Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



More EMS Week Stories: Beyond the Call - EMSWorld
More EMS Week Stories: Beyond the Call  EMSWorld

In commemoration of National EMS Week 2019, May 19–25, EMS World reached out to our readers to gather stories of exemplary *service*, selfless sacrifice, and ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 18:09:14 GMT



2 Hospitalized After 9,000-Gallon Tanker Leaks Gasoline, Catches Fire in South L.A.: LAFD - KTLA Los Angeles
2 Hospitalized After 9,000-Gallon Tanker Leaks Gasoline, Catches Fire in South L.A.: LAFD  KTLA Los Angeles

A leaking 9000-gallon tanker triggered an explosion in South Los Angeles that injured two people, displaced 30 people and sent up heavy plumes of smoke ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Congress reaches deal on disaster aid: California gets funds, Trump’s border request doesn’t - Los Angeles Times
Congress reaches deal on disaster aid: California gets funds, Trump’s border request doesn’t  Los Angeles Times

Congress is wrapping up a long-overdue $19-billion disaster aid package, but only after Democrats insisted on jettisoning Trump's $4.5 billion in border aid.


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 21:20:00 GMT



L.A. County supervisors to spend $4.5 million studying 'new realities' in fire service - Los Angeles Times
L.A. County supervisors to spend $4.5 million studying 'new realities' in fire service  Los Angeles Times

The worst wildfire in the region's modern history has prompted Los Angeles County leaders to rethink how the fire *service* provides emergency response.


Posted on Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



LA Fire Department Drone Used 175 Times Since Skirball Fire - Patch.com
LA Fire Department Drone Used 175 Times Since Skirball Fire  Patch.com

LA Fire Department Drone Used 175 Times - Hollywood, CA - The Los Angeles Fire Department hails its drone program as a national leader, but government ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Terrell San Estes - Manteca Bulletin
Terrell San Estes  Manteca Bulletin

Terrell San Estes was born on February 24, 1950 in Los Angeles, California.


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 23:01:40 GMT



4-Year-Old Reunites With LAFD Firefighter Who Saved Her Life in Hawaii - KTLA Los Angeles
4-Year-Old Reunites With LAFD Firefighter Who Saved Her Life in Hawaii  KTLA Los Angeles

A four-year-old girl reunited Tuesday with the Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter and paramedic who saved her life after she nearly drowned in the pool of a ...


Posted on Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



 

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