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City is paying heavily for LAFD bias suits - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

City is paying heavily for LAFD bias suits
Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Fire Department has been hit with a steady stream of personnel lawsuits over the last decade, some of them extraordinarily expensive. The City Council spent $1.5 million to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed by a black firefighter ...

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Posted on Mon, 04 May 2015 00:55:15 GMT



Brush Fire Near Dodger Stadium Knocked Down - NBC Southern California

NBC Southern California

Brush Fire Near Dodger Stadium Knocked Down
NBC Southern California
Firefighters knocked down a 2-acre brush fire in Elysian Park near the 110 Freeway Wednesday morning. The fire was reported shortly before 9 a.m. near Dodger Stadium, according to the California Highway Patrol. The northbound and southbound ...
LAFD: Brush Fire Burns 2 Acres Near Dodger Stadium; Started As Cooking FireKBZK Bozeman News

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Posted on Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:22:10 GMT



LA County Firefighters Rescue Boy Trapped in Rubble in Nepal - NBC Southern California

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LA County Firefighters Rescue Boy Trapped in Rubble in Nepal
NBC Southern California
Los Angeles County Fire Department firefighters helped rescue a teenage boy trapped in rubble in Nepal for five days Thursday, authorities said. Pemba Lama, found under rubble from the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that shook the country Saturday, was ...
LA County Firefighters Help Rescue Teen Found 5 Days After Earthquake In NepalCBS Local
Finding teen in Nepal earthquake rubble lifts rescue workers' spiritsLos Angeles Times
Los Angeles County firefighters help rescue teen boy from Nepal earthquake ...LA Daily News
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Posted on Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:25:02 GMT



Crews Battle Brush Fire In Santa Clarita - CBS Local

CBS Local

Crews Battle Brush Fire In Santa Clarita
CBS Local
SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA.com) — Crews Monday are working to contain a brush that has erupted in Santa Clarita. According to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, crews were sent at 12:07 p.m. to Clampitt Road and North Sierra Highway. Members of ...
Santa Clarita underground power vault explodes, service restoredLA Daily News

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Posted on Mon, 04 May 2015 20:35:45 GMT



Firefighters Battle 2 Blazes in San Fernando Valley; 40-Acre Fire Threatened ... - KTLA

KTLA

Firefighters Battle 2 Blazes in San Fernando Valley; 40-Acre Fire Threatened ...
KTLA
As firefighters neared a knockdown and battled spot fires in the burn area, LAFD stated no final acreage was available. It took about 90 minutes to contain the blaze, which burned 40 acres of grass and brush, Humphrey said. A homeowner clearing brush ...
40-acre Granada Hills brush fire contained, caused by power toolLos Angeles Times
1 Dead, 1 Hurt In Woodland Hills Apartment Fire Called 'A Crime Scene'CBS Local
Crews Knock Down Granada Hills Brush Fire, Second EruptsFOX 11 Los Angeles
LA Daily News -Yahoo News -89.3 KPCC
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Posted on Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:10:43 GMT



Second straight LAFD recruit class is all male after women exit - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Second straight LAFD recruit class is all male after women exit
Los Angeles Times
All female recruits have been eliminated from the Los Angeles Fire Department training class set to graduate next month, dealing a setback to Mayor Eric Garcetti's drive to increase the number of women in the agency's ranks. Last December, four women ...
L.A. fire chief wants to double number of female firefightersMyNewsLA.com

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Posted on Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:57:48 GMT



City should collect more revenue from LAFD 911 callers, audit says - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

City should collect more revenue from LAFD 911 callers, audit says
Los Angeles Times
The audit recommends that officials consider changes to billing practices that it says could raise more than $16 million each year, including introducing new fees for 911 callers who are treated but not taken to a hospital. It also encourages the LAFD ...
Century City-Based LAFD Foundation Dispatches Funding City Cannot AffordWestside Today

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Posted on Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:17:34 GMT



Local Firefighters Gear Up For Possible Rescue Mission In Nepal - CBS Local

CBS Local

Local Firefighters Gear Up For Possible Rescue Mission In Nepal
CBS Local
It (the notification) just means to stand by,” said Los Angeles County Fire Department Capt. Brian Jordan. “They have not been ordered to respond.” Jordan said the California Task Force Two team is preparing for possible deployment at the county fire's ...
57 Southern California firefighters arrive in Nepal, Pasadena firefighters on ...LA Daily News
"Everybody's Grabbing Their Gear": SoCal Firefighters on Standby for Nepal ...NBC Southern California
SoCal Firefighters Head To Nepal To Help With Rescue Efforts - Los Angeles ...FOX 11 Los Angeles

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Posted on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 05:31:53 GMT



LA Fire Department could raise bills for people who call 911 - Westside Today

Westside Today

LA Fire Department could raise bills for people who call 911
Westside Today
The Los Angeles Fire Department should change the way it bills people who call 911 for medical help, according to a new audit. The 97-page report issued by City Controller Ron Galperin urges fire officials to develop new ways to recover millions of ...

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Posted on Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:33:40 GMT



California Task Force 2 heading to quake-ravaged Nepal - KABC-TV

KABC-TV

California Task Force 2 heading to quake-ravaged Nepal
KABC-TV
Members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department are heading to Nepal to assist in the rescue and recovery effort following a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake. Nearly 80 members of the department's Medium Urban Search and Rescue team will depart ...
Southern Californians rally to help Nepal earthquake victimsThe San Gabriel Valley Tribune

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Posted on Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:21:38 GMT



 

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