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'River of Burning Fuel' Flowed From Overturned Tanker Truck; 2 Homes ... - KTLA

NBC Southern California

'River of Burning Fuel' Flowed From Overturned Tanker Truck; 2 Homes ...
KTLA
The tanker truck overturned while trying to enter the southbound 5 Freeway, catching fire about 3:30 p.m. at 2684 E. Eighth St. (map), the Los Angeles Fire Department's Brian Humphrey said in an alert. The truck had an estimated capacity of 4,800 ...
Tanker Carrying Thousands Of Gallons Of Fuel Overturns, Catches Fire In Boyle ...CBS Local
Tanker Truck Bursts Into Flames in Boyle Heights NeighborhoodNBC Southern California
Burning tanker threatening Boyle Heights homesKABC-TV
FOX 11 Los Angeles -Los Angeles Times -MyNewsLA.com
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Posted on Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:31:30 GMT



LA Fire Department response times slow, data show - Los Angeles Times

Government Technology

LA Fire Department response times slow, data show
Los Angeles Times
Waits for 911 medical help in Los Angeles increased slightly this year, signaling no measurable progress on Mayor Eric Garcetti's campaign pledge to speed up Fire Department responses to emergencies, according to city statistics released Thursday.
Los Angeles First in U.S. to Post Fire Response Times OnlineGovernment Technology
LAFD To Begin Publishing Monthly Verified Response Time Data ReportsCBS Local
LAFD Releases Response Times for West Valley Emergency CallsPost-Periodical
MyNewsLA.com
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Posted on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:53:32 GMT



Supervisor: Strip county fire of hiring authority amid nepotism claims - Los Angeles Times

Supervisor: Strip county fire of hiring authority amid nepotism claims
Los Angeles Times
A county supervisor is proposing to take hiring authority away from the Los Angeles County Fire Department following a Times investigation that found a disproportionate number of firefighters have family ties within the department. Supervisor Gloria ...


Posted on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:09:58 GMT



Nepotism is no way to staff a fire department - Los Angeles Times

Nepotism is no way to staff a fire department
Los Angeles Times
Still, a Times investigation by staff writer Paul Pringle suggests that there is more at work in the Los Angeles County Fire Department than a simple aspiration to follow a parent's lead. An analysis showed that 13% of the 2,750 firefighters who have ...
Los Angeles Fire Dept. drafts anti-nepotism policyU-T San Diego

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Posted on Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:49:34 GMT



Los Angeles (CA) Fire Department Battles Storage Facility Fire - FireEngineering.com

NBC Southern California

Los Angeles (CA) Fire Department Battles Storage Facility Fire
FireEngineering.com
Los Angeles firefighters relentlessly battled an extremely hot and stubborn major emergency fire Saturday night at a Venice (CA) public storage facility that led to the injury of eight responders. At 7:37 p.m. on October 25, 2014, the Los Angeles Fire ...
8 Firefighters Injured While Battling 'Stubborn' Blaze at Venice Storage ...KTLA
Arson Investigators Search for Cause of 1200-Degree Venice Blaze That Hurt 8 ...NBC Southern California
8 Firefighters Injured In Venice Storage Building BlazeCBS Local
12NewsNow.Com -Fresno Bee -yovenice
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Posted on Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:28:22 GMT



Los Angeles Fire Department to release response time data monthly - Westside Today

Los Angeles Fire Department to release response time data monthly
Westside Today
The Los Angeles Fire Department will begin releasing verified response time data to the public once a month, and firefighters will begin having regular conversations about how they can improve their performance using the data they collect, Mayor Eric ...

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Posted on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:36:05 GMT



LA County fire chief vows to overhaul hiring procedures - Los Angeles Times

LA County fire chief vows to overhaul hiring procedures
Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles County fire chief Wednesday said he will overhaul the agency's hiring procedures in response to a Times investigation that found that a large percentage of firefighters given jobs have family ties to the department. Chief Daryl Osby ...


Posted on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:28:34 GMT



Man steals LA Fire Department ambulance sent to help him - Los Angeles Times

ABC17News.com

Man steals LA Fire Department ambulance sent to help him
Los Angeles Times
A man being treated by paramedics stole a Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance and led police on a chase that ended in a traffic collision, sending two women to the hospital Sunday night. Paramedics responded to a medical call in the 200 block of ...
Patient Steals Ambulance, Leads Police on Pursuit That Ends in Crash Near ...NBC Southern California
Man Accused Of Stealing Ambulance And Leading Police On Chase Through ...Huffington Post
Hallucinating man steals ambulance, crashes near downtown Los AngelesABC30.com

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Posted on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:29:37 GMT



L.A. County Fire Department's nepotism in hiring is no aberration - Los Angeles Wave Newspapers

Los Angeles Wave Newspapers

L.A. County Fire Department's nepotism in hiring is no aberration
Los Angeles Wave Newspapers
The blatant nepotism in the L.A. County Fire Department and its not so subtle slam of the door even tighter on greater diversity and opportunity in the department is no aberration. In the past decade, there have been countless lawsuits, discrimination ...
LA county fire chief vows to overhaul hiring practicesEMS1.com

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Posted on Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:55:37 GMT



LAFD seeks $4.5 million to be more like LAPD, restore full service at Los ... - LA Daily News

LAFD seeks $4.5 million to be more like LAPD, restore full service at Los ...
LA Daily News
In his efforts to reform the Los Angeles Fire Department, Chief Ralph Terrazas won preliminary approval on Oct. 24, 2014, for a $4.5-million budget increase to boost staffing, fully staff a Los Feliz fire station and reach out to high schools to ...

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Posted on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:39:24 GMT



 

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