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October 2019

Chief Osby Motivates Future Firefighters 150 150 Angel Scott

Chief Osby Motivates Future Firefighters

Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby paid a visit to a fire education course for high school students at Somerset High School in Bellflower on Monday, October 21, 2019.  read more
Meet the New LACoFD HHMD Chief 150 150 Angel Scott

Meet the New LACoFD HHMD Chief

The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) promoted Assistant Chief Mario Tresierras to the position of Chief for the Health Hazardous Materials Division, Prevention Services Bureau. Chief Tresierras assumed his new position on October 17, 2019. read more
Wildfires Blaze through Southern California 150 150 Angel Scott

Wildfires Blaze through Southern California

Throughout Southern California, extreme wind conditions and low humidity contributed to a busy week for fire agencies. read more
Tick Fire Update Angel Scott

Tick Fire Update

The Tick Fire began at 1:42 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, 2019 near Canyon Country. Within minutes, it escalated to a third alarm fire. read more
LACoFD Battles the Tick Fire 150 150 Karen Zarsadiaz

LACoFD Battles the Tick Fire

On Thursday, October 24, 2019, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) responded to a fast-moving fire near the communities of Agua Dulce and Canyon Country. read more
Congratulations, New LACoFD Retirees! Angel Scott

Congratulations, New LACoFD Retirees!

The Los Angeles County Fire Department recognizes 13 team members who recently retired from County service during the months of August and September. read more
Fire Behavior Cadre Teaches at Firehouse Expo 150 150 Angel Scott

Fire Behavior Cadre Teaches at Firehouse Expo

Members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) Fire Behavior Burn Cadre participated in the 2019 Firehouse Expo from October 8-12, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. read more
Saddleridge Fire Update 150 150 Angel Scott

Saddleridge Fire Update

On Thursday, October 10, 2019, at around 9 p.m., the Saddleridge Fire broke out in the communities of Sylmar, Granada Hills and Porter Ranch. read more
Fire Station 33 Hosts Dinner for Antelope Valley HS Football Team 150 150 Angel Scott

Fire Station 33 Hosts Dinner for Antelope Valley HS Football Team

Team members from Fire Station 33 in Lancaster hosted a pre-game spaghetti dinner for the Antelope Valley High School football team on Thursday, October 17, 2019. read more
LACoFD & LAFD Assist Cardiac Arrest Patient 150 150 Angel Scott

LACoFD & LAFD Assist Cardiac Arrest Patient

In the early morning hours of October 11, 2019, crew members from Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) Strike Team 1120 and Engine 8 were dispatched to defend homes threatened by flames during the Saddleridge Fire. read more