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Report: LAFD Didn't Adequately Inspect Hazardous Sites - CBS Local

CBS Local

Report: LAFD Didn't Adequately Inspect Hazardous Sites
CBS Local
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A state report says the Los Angeles Fire Department failed to properly inspect hundreds of hazardous sites across the city. The report released Friday by the California Environmental Protection Agency said city fire inspectors were ...
LAFD failed to inspect hundreds of hazardous sites, state saysLos Angeles Times
LAFD failed to inspect many hazardous material storage sites, audit findsMyNewsLA.com

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Posted on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:06:34 GMT



LAFD failed to properly inspect hundreds of hazardous sites, state says - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

LAFD failed to properly inspect hundreds of hazardous sites, state says
Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Fire Department has failed to properly inspect hundreds of hazardous sites scattered across the city, exposing the public to increased risks from potential spills and mishandling of toxic substances, according to a state report released ...


Posted on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:13:00 GMT



County Fire Department audit finds cheating in hiring, promotions - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

County Fire Department audit finds cheating in hiring, promotions
Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles County Fire Department found itself Monday engulfed in a growing scandal after auditors uncovered evidence that the type of cheating that undermined the agency's hiring process extended to promotional exams and other testing ...
Los Angeles County supervisors call for 'corrective action' after fire exam leaksLA Daily News
Report: Cheating at L.A. County Fire Department went beyond hiringMyNewsLA.com
Audit : L.A. County Fire Officials Improperly Shared Test InfoFirehouse.com

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Posted on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 05:02:03 GMT



LA County fire officials long ignored warnings that hiring was rigged - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

LA County fire officials long ignored warnings that hiring was rigged
Los Angeles Times
For years, Los Angeles County Fire Department officials ignored evidence of the sort of nepotism and cheating that have brought heightened scrutiny to the agency's hiring and promotion practices, according to records and interviews. A veteran fire ...

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Posted on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 22:30:02 GMT



Woman In 'Grave Condition' After Being Pulled From East Hollywood Strip Mall Fire - CBS Local

KTLA

Woman In 'Grave Condition' After Being Pulled From East Hollywood Strip Mall Fire
CBS Local
The fire was reported around 7:10 a.m. in the 4800 block of Santa Monica Boulevard, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. It was contained to two businesses and a common attic in the mall. The unidentified 35-year-old woman was pulled from the smoking ...
Firefighters Extinguish Strip-Mall Fire in East Hollywood; Woman Taken to ...KTLA
Woman in "Grave" Condition After Fire at East Hollywood BusinessNBC Southern California
Woman 'fighting for life,' dog dead after fire at Hollywood strip mallLos Angeles Times
MyNewsLA.com
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Posted on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:08:33 GMT



Arson Team Investigating Sherman Oaks Carport Fire - CBS Local

NBC Southern California

Arson Team Investigating Sherman Oaks Carport Fire
CBS Local
The fire was reported around 2:30 a.m. in the 1400 block of Addison Street, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. When crews arrived on scene, they found four vehicles engulfed and smoke extending into the upper floors of the complex. All the residents ...
Four Vehicles Destroyed in Sherman Oaks Carport FireNBC Southern California
Cars engulfed in Sherman Oaks carport fireLA Daily News

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Posted on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:25:05 GMT



Rescued from L.A. River, really 'Lucky' dog meets his LAFD saviors - LA Daily News

CBS Local

Rescued from L.A. River, really 'Lucky' dog meets his LAFD saviors
LA Daily News
Feb 19,2015. Van Nuys CA. Lucky the dog meets the press at the Los Angeles Fire Department Air Operations with his new owner for the first time since his dramatic river rescue on January 30th. The 18-pound Welsh Corgi mixed breed was adopted by ...
'Lucky' Day: Dog Saved In LA River Rescue Reunited With FirefightersCBS Local
'Lucky' dog saved from river reunites with rescuersMyNewsLA.com

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Posted on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 22:30:54 GMT



Fire Hydrant Sheared in East Los Angeles - EGP News

Fire Hydrant Sheared in East Los Angeles
EGP News
A truck hit a parked car and then a fire hydrant Saturday morning near East Los Angeles, causing water to gush from the sheared hydrant until the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power shut it off more than an hour later, authorities said. The hit ...


Posted on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:43:19 GMT



Van Nuys Fire Station getting more detailed study - LA Daily News

New York Daily News

Van Nuys Fire Station getting more detailed study
LA Daily News
Shelving a legal challenge to the construction of a new Van Nuys fire station, Los Angeles city officials are doing a detailed study of the proposed building. City officials last year approved plans for a new 18,500-square-foot station at Oxnard Street ...
Man Lights Himself on Fire Inside Van Nuys Starbucks Bathroom, Runs Out in ...KTLA
Man sets himself on fire in Starbucks bathroom, 90% of his body burnedLos Angeles Times
Man Sets Fire to Self at Los Angeles StarbucksFirehouse.com

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Posted on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 01:49:15 GMT



Water Main Ruptures In Westlake District - CBS Local

Water Main Ruptures In Westlake District
CBS Local
WESTLAKE (CBSLA.com) — Crews worked to repair a large water main that ruptured Friday morning in the Westlake District. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, crews arrived around 3:04 a.m. to the 600 block of North La Fayette Park Place near ...


Posted on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:54:13 GMT



 

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