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Remembering Arnett Hartsfield Jr., the LAFD's own Rosa Parks - LA Daily News

Remembering Arnett Hartsfield Jr., the LAFD's own Rosa Parks
LA Daily News
Growing up in South Los Angeles, the children of Arnett Hartsfield Jr. say they were never aware of the role their dad played in desegregating the Los Angeles Fire Department. “He just didn't talk about work at home,” said daughter Charlean Fields ...

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Posted on Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:55:38 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 Department drafts anti-nepotism policy after newspaper ...Greenfield Daily Reporter

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



LA County team of monitors to oversee Fire Department hiring - Los Angeles Times

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LA County team of monitors to oversee Fire Department hiring
Los Angeles Times
The Board of Supervisors on Wednesday created a "strike team" of monitors to oversee hiring by the Los Angeles County Fire Department in response to a Times investigation that found a disproportionate number of relatives in the ranks and evidence of ...
Los Angeles County Fire Department hiring practices scrutinizedKABC-TV
Los Angeles County Fire Department Alters Hiring PracticeFireEngineering.com
Team Created in Response to Fire Department Nepotism ReportPost-Periodical

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Posted on Thu, 06 Nov 2014 05:25:21 GMT



City of Los Angeles (CA) Fire Department Purchases Seven Pierce Aerial Tiller ... - FireEngineering.com

Firehouse.com

City of Los Angeles (CA) Fire Department Purchases Seven Pierce Aerial Tiller ...
FireEngineering.com
Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has sold seven Pierce Arrow XT 100-foot heavy-duty aerial tiller apparatus to the Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) in California. These seven apparatus comprise the initial ...
LAFD goes to bureaus to increase accountabilityLA Daily News
LAFD Buys Seven Aerials Tillers From PierceFirehouse.com

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Posted on Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:38:02 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



Fairfield Fire Department adds bulletproof vests to safety equipment - Los Angeles Times

Fairfield Fire Department adds bulletproof vests to safety equipment
Los Angeles Times
Last year's shooting at LAX that killed a TSA worker prompted Los Angeles Fire Department officials to change policies so that firefighters can get to victims of mass shootings more quickly. Under the new procedures, fire personnel, protected by armed ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Nov 2014 01:41:46 GMT



10-year-old with heart disease throws surprise pizza party for LAFD firefighters - KABC-TV

KABC-TV

10-year-old with heart disease throws surprise pizza party for LAFD firefighters
KABC-TV
Michaelis has been raising money for other kids with congenital heart disease through her lemonade stand, which is right around the corner from Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Station 72 in Canoga Park. The firefighters quickly rallied around her ...

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Posted on Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:12:55 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



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
3 Firefighters Injured As Crews Battle Stubborn Structure Fire In VeniceCBS Local
Reuters -FOX 11 Los Angeles -Los Angeles Times
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Posted on Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:28:22 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



 

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