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Terrazas and LAFD Blaze Trails Towards a Safer City
August 8, 2019
Excelling in a variety of incidents has helped LAFD chalk-up impressive statistics in preserving life and property and promoting public safety.  Last year, the department answered to 382,128 emergency medical calls, 4,024 structural fires and 66,674 additional incidents.  Response times to all calls occurred in less than seven minutes, which many consider a significant feat in light of L.A.’s congested streets. ... read more »
LAFD Assistant Fire Chief Retires After 38 Years of Service
April 25, 2019
Assistant Fire Chief Kwame Cooper (Courtesy Photo) 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. ... read more »
The Original Farmers Market Gears Up for a Year of Festivities at Third & Fairfax  
January 8, 2019
From seasonal celebrations to annual traditions, LA’s favorite gathering place will host  activities for all ages throughout 2019. ... read more »
‘SOBER Unit’ is Officially in Operation
January 11, 2018
The unit has been working out of an LAFD ambulance since November and consists of an emergency medical technician, a nurse practitioner and a case worker ... read more »
HERE COMES TASTE OF SOUL!
October 19, 2017
 From Rodeo Blvd to Stocker Ave., this festival continues to best in L.A.  ... read more »
The Burton Family is Synonymous with Public Service 
July 13, 2017
The Burton family has been in the business of public service to the greater Los Angeles community for over 50 years. L.A. County fire captain Brent Burton and his sons, LAPD officer Andre Burton and L.A. city firefighter Adam Burton III, have made it their mission to show young men and women of color that public service is a viable option to leading productive lives. ... read more »
Community Says Farewell to Firefighter Jerome Boyd Sr.
May 10, 2017
“Mentor” and “family man” are a few words that describe pieces of the great legacy Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Battalion Chief Jerome Boyd left behind. ... read more / watch video »
LAFD Celebrate the Life of Battalion Chief Jerome Boyd  
May 3, 2017
“Mentor” and “family man” are a few words that describe pieces of the great legacy Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Battalion Chief Jerome Boyd left behind. ... read more »
Mothers in Action Hosts Safety Week at Local School
February 16, 2017
Students had the opportunity to talk to some of the LAPD Cadets and have a Q&A. ... read more »
LAFD rookie TA’Ana Mitchell talks life as the first African American firefighter in over 13 years
December 21, 2016
Mitchell has worked in the military for 16 years. In 2000, Mitchell enlisted in the Army and later the Air Force. Today, she is the first African American female the LAFD has hired in over 13 years. ... read more »
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