During the week of March 12, 2023, twenty-five (25) County of Los Angeles firefighters received 32 hours of tactical thermal imaging training.
The training focused on an in-depth understanding of the thermal imaging camera and how to use it during fires as well as search and rescue operations.
Taught by a cadre from Insight Fire Training, the course took place at the East County Training Center.
Newly trained team members will be expected to train their peers with the knowledge and skills they have learned from the course.
The targeted training is mean to further prevent and/or reduce injury and death.