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New Los Angeles Fire Department hiring plan takes shape - Los Angeles Daily News

Business Wire

New Los Angeles Fire Department hiring plan takes shape
Los Angeles Daily News
The City of Los Angeles will be starting from scratch in its effort to hire a new cadet class this year for the Los Angeles Fire Department, effectively cutting loose the 13,000 applicants who had previously applied. Gloria Sosa, assistant general ...
Garcetti moves to restart suspended LAFD hiring driveLos Angeles Times
Los Angeles Fire Dept. Ends Four-Month Hiring FreezeFirehouse.com
L.A. Moving to Hire Firefighters Despite $270K Recruitment Report Not CompletePatch.com

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Posted on Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:21:35 GMT



Los Angeles Fire Department to Resume Hiring Firefighters - Westside Today

Westside Today

Los Angeles Fire Department to Resume Hiring Firefighters
Westside Today
The overhauled recruitment rules approved unanimously by the Los Angeles Board of Civil Service Commissioners would use a lottery to cull the candidate pool at an earlier stage — before applicants have taken the written test and submitted to other ...
Panel Approves Changes in LAFD Hiring ProcessPost-Periodical

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Posted on Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:46:05 GMT



New process for hiring LA firefighters wins OK; recruiting to resume - Los Angeles Times

New process for hiring LA firefighters wins OK; recruiting to resume
Los Angeles Times
The Times also reported that internal LAFD emails showed a department captain alerted dozens of fire officials that applicants' paperwork needed to arrive in the first minutes if they were to have a chance. Another email discussed a coaching session to ...


Posted on Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:01:11 GMT



LAFD Training to Enter "Warm Zones" of Active Shootings - NBC Southern California

NBC Southern California

LAFD Training to Enter "Warm Zones" of Active Shootings
NBC Southern California
The 27-page LAFD report was presented Tuesday to the Los Angeles Fire Commission for review after it was created in the months after a gunman's Nov. 1 shooting rampage inside Terminal 3 that killed a Transportation Security Administration officer.
Los Angeles fire captains train for active shooter incidents like LAXDaily Breeze
LA Fire Dept. trains with updated first-response proceduresKABC-TV
LAFD Captains Trained to Enter Shooting Scenes after LAX IncidentFirehouse.com
ABC News
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Posted on Tue, 01 Jul 2014 20:36:04 GMT



4 rescued after boat fire in Los Angeles Harbor - Sacramento Bee

4 rescued after boat fire in Los Angeles Harbor
Sacramento Bee
LOS ANGELES -- Fire officials say four people have been rescued from a power boat that caught fire near Los Angeles Harbor lighthouse. Fire Department spokeswoman Katherine Main says the engine caught fire and the 25-foot boat took on water around 7 ...
2 adults, 2 dogs rescued from boat that caught fire near Los Angeles Harbor ...Long Beach Press-Telegram
2 People, 2 Dogs Rescued as Boat Catches Fire, Takes on Water Off San Pedro ...KTLA

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Posted on Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:32:17 GMT



Acting LAFD chief now in running for full mayoral appointment - Los Angeles Times

Acting LAFD chief now in running for full mayoral appointment
Los Angeles Times
The search for the next head of the Los Angeles Fire Department is underway, with Interim Fire Chief James G. Featherstone among the candidates being interviewed for the top job. Mayor Eric Garcetti's office has not provided the full list of candidates ...
Los Angeles' interim Fire Chief James Featherstone applies for job permanentlyLos Angeles Daily News

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Posted on Wed, 02 Jul 2014 02:45:10 GMT



LAFD Tallies the Damage After Illegal Fireworks Set Palm Trees Ablaze in LA ... - LA Weekly

LA Weekly

LAFD Tallies the Damage After Illegal Fireworks Set Palm Trees Ablaze in LA ...
LA Weekly
The Los Angeles Fire Department tells us there were a whopping 55 tree fires on July 4 and 5 in the city. If video (on the next page) is any indication, many of those arboreal conflagrations, which can appear from a distance to look like matchsticks on ...

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Posted on Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:07:57 GMT



Newborn babies surrendered at Pico Rivera fire station, Lynwood hospital - Whittier Daily News

Newborn babies surrendered at Pico Rivera fire station, Lynwood hospital
Whittier Daily News
For the second time in three days in the area, a mother has turned over a newborn infant to authorities under Los Angeles County's Safe Surrender program, Supervisor Don Knabe's office announced Friday. A baby boy was surrendered Wednesday at a Los ...


Posted on Sat, 12 Jul 2014 02:41:59 GMT



Relatives identify five victims killed in Massachusetts apartment fire - Los Angeles Times

Relatives identify five victims killed in Massachusetts apartment fire
Los Angeles Times
The building did not have a sprinkler system, said State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan. ... Vuong, and three of their children - a 7-year-old girl, a 9-year-old boy and a 12-year-old boy - were among the seven people who died in the blaze, which ripped ...

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Posted on Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:52:35 GMT



One person dies in Koreatown apartment fire, LAFD says - Los Angeles Times

CBS Local

One person dies in Koreatown apartment fire, LAFD says
Los Angeles Times
The blaze Wednesday in the 200 block of South Normandie Avenue was reported shortly before 6:30 p.m. More than 50 firefighters responded to fire, which was confined to a single apartment in a three-story unit, the LAFD said. The Fire Department was ...
Man Perishes in Koreatown Apartment FireLAFD News & Information (blog)
Man Found Dead Inside Koreatown Apartment After FireCBS Local

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Posted on Thu, 19 Jun 2014 02:33:16 GMT



 

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