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

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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



LAFD seeks $4.5 million to be more like LAPD, re-open Los Feliz fire station - LA Daily News

LAFD seeks $4.5 million to be more like LAPD, re-open Los Feliz fire station
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 that will, among other things, re-open a Los Feliz fire station, add staff and reach out to ...


Posted on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:20:23 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 ...
L.A. Fire Department may soon adopt use of CPR smartphone appMyNewsLA.com

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Posted on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:20:23 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 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:29:01 GMT



Crews Tackle 2-Acre Brush Fire In Brentwood - CBS Local

KTLA

Crews Tackle 2-Acre Brush Fire In Brentwood
CBS Local
BRENTWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Crews are on the scene of a two-acre brush fire Thursday that has erupted in Rustic Canyon. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the fire broke out shortly before 11:00 p.m. in an area of heavy brush. SKY2's Stu ...
Firefighters Knockdown Fire That Burned 2 Acres in Brentwood's Rustic Canyon ...KTLA
Crews Battle Brush Fire In BrentwoodFOX 11 Los Angeles
2-Acre Brush Fire Breaks Out in L.A's Brentwood NeighborhoodHollywood Reporter
Los Angeles Times
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Posted on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:32:06 GMT



No progress on LAFD 911 response times, new data show - Los Angeles Times

No progress on LAFD 911 response times, new data show
Los Angeles Times
Waits for 911 medical help in Los Angeles have increased slightly this year, signaling no measurable progress toward Mayor Eric Garcetti's campaign pledge to speed up Fire Department responses to emergencies, according to city statistics released ...


Posted on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:59:03 GMT



Ebola scare: Man on DTLA bus taken to hospital for isolation - KABC-TV

Ebola scare: Man on DTLA bus taken to hospital for isolation
KABC-TV
Out of caution, the Los Angeles Fire Department transported him and six others to a nearby hospital. "There was some coughing and that's what made a lot of people nervous," said David Ortiz, a spokesman for LAFD. "A lot of people insisted that he be ...
Ebola scare closes Los Angeles' Union Station bus plaza, but nobody found with ...LA Daily News
Ebola scare on LAX shuttle briefly closes Union Station bus plazaLos Angeles Times
Ebola scare in Los Angeles once again tests emergency response teamsThe Daily Breeze
CBS Local
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Posted on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:42:29 GMT



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

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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 Angelesabc7news.com
KTLA -Daily Mail
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Posted on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:29:37 GMT



Rule Change Lets Los Angeles Dream of Spires - New York Times

New York Times

Rule Change Lets Los Angeles Dream of Spires
New York Times
No matter how interesting city life has become out on the streets, the Los Angeles skyline remains an uninspiring procession of flattop buildings, a consequence of a 40-year-old Fire Department regulation that every skyscraper be topped by a helipad to ...
Los Angeles Officials Reach Deal with Firefighters UnionFireEngineering.com

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Posted on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:21:55 GMT



Los Angeles faces budget shortfall due to police overtime, LAFD deficits - MyNewsLA.com

MyNewsLA.com

Los Angeles faces budget shortfall due to police overtime, LAFD deficits
MyNewsLA.com
Los Angeles faces a $95.28 million shortfall this year mostly due to underfunded police overtime and deficits in the fire department, city officials said Thursday. Water main breaks, overtime for special events, resurfacing projects, helicopter ...
Los Angeles faces $95.3-million shortfall, city report statesLA Daily News

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Posted on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:33:21 GMT



 

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