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Nearly 1 in 4 Compton firefighters is working without an EMT permit - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Nearly 1 in 4 Compton firefighters is working without an EMT permit
Los Angeles Times
They shouldn't be allowed to work in the field" without up-to-date training, said Marc Eckstein, an emergency-room physician and medical director for the Los Angeles Fire Department. "The skills change on a regular basis. Something as fundamental as ...
1 in 4 Compton firefighters lack permit to do emergency careParadise Post

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Posted on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:39:39 GMT



More than half of LAPD, LAFD workers filed a wokers' compensation claim in ... - LA Daily News

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More than half of LAPD, LAFD workers filed a wokers' compensation claim in ...
LA Daily News
More than half of LAPD, LAFD workers filed a wokers' compensation claim in last 3 years, audit finds. City Controller Ron Galperin thinks Los Angeles can save $28 million a year in workers comp costs for police officers and firefighters. (File photo by ...
Workers' comp audit: City calls for changes to LAPD, LAFD exercise programs ...89.3 KPCC
'Excessive' workers' comp costs LA taxpayers millions, audits findLos Angeles Times
Workers compensation costs rose to $141M at Los Angeles police, fire ...The Whittier Daily News
The Daily Breeze -CBS Local
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Posted on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:03:10 GMT



LA County Fire Department workers could be fired in cheating scandal - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

LA County Fire Department workers could be fired in cheating scandal
Los Angeles Times
A number of Los Angeles County Fire Department employees could lose their jobs or face lesser punishment as part of a crackdown on cheating in the agency's hiring process, Fire Chief Daryl Osby said Wednesday. Osby declined to disclose the precise ...
Some LA County Firefighters Face Discipline in Admissions Cheating ScandalNBC Southern California
Thousands Gather To Apply For Jobs with LA County FireFOX 11 Los Angeles
LA County fire cheating: Some could be fired over test breaches, chief says89.3 KPCC
The Republic
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Posted on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:11:16 GMT



L.A. Fire Station Gets 'Full Force,' 75 Others Still Understaffed - Neon Tommy

Neon Tommy

L.A. Fire Station Gets 'Full Force,' 75 Others Still Understaffed
Neon Tommy
Los Angeles Councilman Tom LaBonge, 4th District, spoke in front of Los Angeles Fire Dept. Station 35 Friday morning to announce and rededicate a full task force to the station, located in Los Feliz. Station 35, which is near Griffith Park and several ...
Good news for Los Feliz residents: fire station fully staffedMyNewsLA.com

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Posted on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:33:43 GMT



L.A. fire chief has families' safety on his mind - Jewish Journal

Jewish Journal

L.A. fire chief has families' safety on his mind
Jewish Journal
For a career firefighter and leader of 3,300 Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) professionals, last weekend's tragedy in Brooklyn strikes a particular chord. The deaths of seven young children and the critical injuries suffered by an eighth sibling and ...

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Posted on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:45:31 GMT



LA County Firefighters Address Lawmakers Over Cell Tower Concerns - CBS Local

CBS Local

LA County Firefighters Address Lawmakers Over Cell Tower Concerns
CBS Local
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — L.A. County firefighters are voicing concern that cellphone towers are dangerously close to their fire stations, putting their workers at risk. Many firefighters turned out to an L.A. Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday to ...
A new hurdle for LA County emergency-radio effort: cell tower fearsLos Angeles Times
Fire Station Cell Towers Spark Health ConcernsNBC Southern California
Los Angeles supervisors stop construction of cell towers at fire stationsKABC-TV

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Posted on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:54:05 GMT



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

Los Angeles Times

LAFD failed to 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 ...
LAFD failed to inspect many hazardous material storage sites, audit findsMyNewsLA.com
Report: LAFD didn't adequately inspect hazardous sitesLong Beach Press Telegram

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Posted on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:58:53 GMT



Suspected gunman, 17, killed when stolen van crashes into LAFD truck - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Suspected gunman, 17, killed when stolen van crashes into LAFD truck
Los Angeles Times
Only two minutes into the pursuit, the van careened into a Los Angeles Fire Department truck near 84th and Main streets in Florence where firefighters and paramedics were tending to a medical emergency call, officials said. Crews pulled the two ...
Pursuit Driver Killed, Passenger Injured When Van Slams Into Fire EngineNBC Southern California
Teen Driver Dies After Pursuit Vehicle Crashes Into Fire Truck in South Los ...KTLA
Teen driver killed after stolen van hits LAFD truckMyNewsLA.com
CBS Local -Police News
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Posted on Thu, 12 Mar 2015 15:41:22 GMT



LAFD: Koreatown Apartment Building Partially Collapses - CBS Local

CBS Local

LAFD: Koreatown Apartment Building Partially Collapses
CBS Local
KOREATOWN (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Fire Department on Sunday reported the partial collapse of a two-story apartment building in Koreatown. The cause of the building malfunction was unclear. The building is located in the 2900 block of W. 8th ...
Three escape burning South Los Angeles apartment building unharmedThe Daily Breeze
About 30 Koreatown Residents Allowed Back in Apartment After Partial CollapseKTLA

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Posted on Mon, 09 Mar 2015 05:55:42 GMT



Newborn Girl Safely Surrendered At Santa Ana Fire Station - CBS Local

CBS Local

Newborn Girl Safely Surrendered At Santa Ana Fire Station
CBS Local
SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — A newborn girl was surrendered by her mother at a fire station in Santa Ana Friday evening. The mother brought the baby to Orange County Fire Authority Station 75 in the 100 block of West Walnut Street around 6:50 p.m., ...

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Posted on Sun, 22 Mar 2015 00:07:42 GMT



 

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