LACoFD News

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2022 Women’s Lifeguard Prep Academy

The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) hosted its first two-day Women’s Lifeguard Prep Academy (WLPA) on the weekend of…

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LACoFD Celebrates Diversity & Inclusion at WeHo Pride Parade

On the morning of June 5, 2022, team members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department joined equity activists and…

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Regional Fire Agencies’ Outlook on 2022 Fire Season 1024 683 Kaelyn Floyd

Regional Fire Agencies’ Outlook on 2022 Fire Season

On Thursday, June 9, 2022, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) partnered with fellow Southern California fire agencies to…

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DC Pappas Receives an Award
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DC Pappas Receives Claire B. Rubin Award

Upon recently completing her graduate degree, a Master of Science in Emergency Services Administration from Cal State University, Long Beach,…

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FS 153 Visits 90 Yr Old Resident
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FS 153 Firefighters Celebrate a Resident’s 90th Birthday

When Covina resident and widow Betty Sleigh recently turned 90 years old, personnel from Fire Station 153 wanted to make…

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LACoFD Simultaneously Graduates Two OL Academies

LACoFD Simultaneously Graduates Two OL Academies On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) Lifeguard Division…

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On Monday, May 16, 2022, the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) first female fire captain to manage the Public Information Office (PIO) assumed her new role. Captain Sheila Kelliher took over the PIO role after the recent promotion of Battalion Chief Ron Haralson.
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LACoFD’S First Female PIO Captain: Sheila Kelliher

On Monday, May 16, 2022, the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s (LACoFD) first female fire captain to manage the Public…

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The Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Sirens of Silence and Telemedicine for Alternate Destination (TAD) Programs were among this year’s Los Angeles County National Association of Counties (NACo) 2022 Achievement Award winners.
Two LACoFD Program Receive 2022 NACo Achievement Awards 1024 538 Kaelyn Floyd

Two LACoFD Program Receive 2022 NACo Achievement Awards

The Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Sirens of Silence and Telemedicine for Alternate Destination (TAD) programs were among this year’s…

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LACoFD Hosts 2022 USAR MOBEX Training 1024 683 Vanessa Lozano

LACoFD Hosts 2022 USAR MOBEX Training

On Thursday, May 26, 2022, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) conducted a full-scale disaster drill, known as the…

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LACoFD Congratulates FSA Class 86

On Friday, May 27, 2022, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) hosted a graduation ceremony for the 86th Fire…

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