LACoFD News

LACoFD Receives a $205K Grant for Cardiac Arrest Care WPPRO Administrator

LACoFD Receives a $205K Grant for Cardiac Arrest Care

The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) recently received a $205,000 grant from the County of Los Angeles Quality and Productivity Commission to purchase 10 mechanical CPR devices for rescue boats in its fleet. read more
Board of Supervisors Recognizes LACoFD for Receiving NACo Award WPPRO Administrator

Board of Supervisors Recognizes LACoFD for Receiving NACo Award

Recently, the National Association of Counties’ (NACo) presented 22 County departments with 2019 Achievement Awards in a variety of categories. At the weekly Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, Fourth District Supervisor Janice Hahn recognized award winners, including the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), during scroll presentations.  read more
Fire Station 44 Hosts Tours for International Exchange Students WPPRO Administrator

Fire Station 44 Hosts Tours for International Exchange Students

Throughout the month of July, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) partnered with Duarte Unified School District to host tours for international exchange students from Hong Kong.  read more
LACoFD Firefighters Provide Safety Tips to Tetra Tech Employees WPPRO Administrator

LACoFD Firefighters Provide Safety Tips to Tetra Tech Employees

As part of National Safety Month, Fire Fighter Specialist Randolph Lopez, Fire Fighter Joel Entreken and Fire Fighter Joshua Reyes from Fire Station 120 conducted a safety presentation at Tetra Tech in Diamond Bar on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.  read more
LA County Channel Features LACoFD Employees & Their Careers WPPRO Administrator

LA County Channel Features LACoFD Employees & Their Careers

The Los Angeles County Channel/Channel 36 recently produced vignettes featuring various Los Angeles County Fire Department employees and their chosen career paths.  The 60-second stories show viewers what types of lucrative careers are available at various County departments. read more
Fire Agencies Train Together in Night-Time Air Operations WPPRO Administrator

Fire Agencies Train Together in Night-Time Air Operations

The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) joined the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) and other Southern California regional agencies in air operations trainings that focused on night wildland fire and night vision goggle drills.  During the week of July 8, 2019, the Angeles National Forest (ANF) and the Los Padres National Forest (LPNF) each hosted the trainings to prepare first responders for future emergency incidents. read more
Meet & Greet with New Third Party Workers’ Comp Administrator WPPRO Administrator

Meet & Greet with New Third Party Workers’ Comp Administrator

On Friday, July 12, 2019, Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby, along with members of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 1014 and various County officials, met with representatives from the Department’s new third party workers’ compensation administrator, Sedgwick.  read more
LACoFD Assists Kern County in Earthquake Response WPPRO Administrator

LACoFD Assists Kern County in Earthquake Response

Shortly after last week’s back-to-back earthquakes, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) deployed members of its Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) and Hazardous Materials (HazMat) teams to assist with recovery efforts in Kern County.   read more
LACoFD Welcomes EMS Fellow, Dr. Natalia Alvarez WPPRO Administrator

LACoFD Welcomes EMS Fellow, Dr. Natalia Alvarez

The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) is proud to welcome Dr. Natalia Alvarez who is participating in a fellowship program through the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.  The fellowship program prepares emergency physicians to become an EMS specialist and eventually work as a medical director of an EMS program or fire department. read more
AHA Recognizes LACoFD with Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award WPPRO Administrator

AHA Recognizes LACoFD with Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award

For the fourth year in a row, the American Heart Association (AHA) recognized the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) by honoring it with its 2019 Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award. read more