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LAFD fire marshal steps down after criticism that he cut corners on safety - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

LAFD fire marshal steps down after criticism that he cut corners on safety
Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Fire Department is replacing the official in charge of enforcing fire safety codes for apartment houses, schools, hospitals and other high-occupancy buildings after months of turmoil over lengthy backlogs in inspections. Fire Marshal ...

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Posted on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:50:42 GMT



Los Angeles Fire Department Crews Put Out Small Brush Fire in Baldwin Hills Area - KTLA

FOX 11 Los Angeles

Los Angeles Fire Department Crews Put Out Small Brush Fire in Baldwin Hills Area
KTLA
The fire was reported about 6:15 p.m. at 5048 W. Coliseum St. and was knocked down about 45 minutes later, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The blaze was burning uphill toward Mantova and Punta Alta drives on the north side of the park.
Firefighters battle brush fire in Baldwin Hills areaFOX 11 Los Angeles
Wildfire scorches hillside in Baldwin Hills; no homes damagedLos Angeles Times

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Posted on Wed, 03 Aug 2016 02:12:35 GMT



Synthetic Marijuana Creating 'Public Health Crisis' in Skid Row: LAFD Medical Director - KTLA

KABC-TV

Synthetic Marijuana Creating 'Public Health Crisis' in Skid Row: LAFD Medical Director
KTLA
The use of synthetic marijuana known as “spice” has created a public health crisis among the homeless population in downtown Los Angeles' Skid Row area, the city Fire Department's medical director said after a multipatient emergency response Monday ...
18 overdose from presumed spice on Skid Row, officials sayKABC-TV
Another multi-patient illness strikes skid row as 14 are transported to hospitalsLos Angeles Times
Synthetic marijuana Spice sickens dozens in Los Angeles: What it is, why people take itThe Mercury News
JEMS.com -Santa Cruz Sentinel
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Posted on Mon, 22 Aug 2016 20:49:51 GMT



Los Angeles Fire Department hosts first 'Girls Camp' - WTSP.com

WTSP.com

Los Angeles Fire Department hosts first 'Girls Camp'
WTSP.com
The LA Fire Department is three percent female. Most fire departments have even fewer female firefighters. “This is a passion for us and we're happy to pass that on to the next generation,” said Oakland firefighter Kim Green, who volunteered at the camp.
Teens Attend LAFD's Inaugural Girls Camp in San PedroKTLA

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Posted on Sun, 14 Aug 2016 16:00:11 GMT



Can two new LA high schools make fire departments more diverse? - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Can two new LA high schools make fire departments more diverse?
Los Angeles Times
One of two first-of-its-kind firefighting magnets in L.A. Unified — the other is at Wilson High — the program is part of the Los Angeles Fire Department's effort to diversify its department, which as of last year was about half white and just 2.8 ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Aug 2016 11:04:01 GMT



LAFD fire marshal out after criticism he cut corners on safety - MyNewsLA.com

MyNewsLA.com

LAFD fire marshal out after criticism he cut corners on safety
MyNewsLA.com
The Los Angeles Fire Department is replacing the official in charge of enforcing fire safety codes for apartment houses, schools, hospitals and other high-occupancy buildings after months of turmoil over lengthy backlogs in inspections, it was reported ...

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Posted on Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:33:48 GMT



Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Public Safety Grant - Marketwired (press release)

Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Public Safety Grant
Marketwired (press release)
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - August 17, 2016) - The Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation today received a $75,000 grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation as part of Motorola's public safety grant awards. The donation will make it possible ...

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Posted on Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:57:43 GMT



Multiple Businesses Impacted After Water Main Break in Hollywood Hills: LAFD - KTLA

KTLA

Multiple Businesses Impacted After Water Main Break in Hollywood Hills: LAFD
KTLA
Crews were working Sunday night to clean up the muddy mess left behind after an 8-inch main burst in the Hollywood Hills, spilling potentially thousands of gallons and impacting multiple businesses, officials said. The broken main was reported just ...
Water Main Break Creates Muddy Mess In Hollywood Hills NeighborhoodCBS Local
Flooding From Water Main Break Creates Muddy Mess in Hollywood HillsNBC Southern California
Water pipe rupture in Hollywood Hills forces closure of Cahuenga ...Los Angeles Times
FOX 11 Los Angeles -LA Daily News
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Posted on Mon, 01 Aug 2016 05:17:15 GMT



Arson Investigators Search For Man Who Allegedly Set Woman on Fire in South L.A. - KTLA

CBS News

Arson Investigators Search For Man Who Allegedly Set Woman on Fire in South L.A.
KTLA
Los Angeles Fire Department arson investigators are looking for a man who they say poured gasoline over a woman and set her on fire in the Historic South Central neighborhood south of downtown, officials said. A man known as "Boo Boo" is seen in ...
Search for suspect who set Los Angeles mother of 7 on fire in ...CBS News
Do you know this man? He's suspected of dumping gasoline on a ...Los Angeles Times
Suspect who set woman on fire in South LA caught on surveillance videoKABC-TV
MyNewsLA.com -New York Daily News
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Posted on Thu, 04 Aug 2016 23:34:58 GMT



Bluecut Fire Burns 25000 Acres, Forces 82000 to Evacuate in California - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com

Bluecut Fire Burns 25000 Acres, Forces 82000 to Evacuate in California
NBCNews.com
More than 1,500 firefighters and other emergency workers were battling the Bluecut fire, which flared early Tuesday about 60 miles east of Los Angeles and spread rapidly along the Cajon Pass. By Wednesday evening, it had burned 25,600 acres, with ...
'Firenadoes' are striking east of Los AngelesUSA TODAY
Los Angeles–Area Wildfire Spreads to 18000 Acres, 82000 Residents EvacuatedABC News
Homes burn, thousands flee as out-of-control brush fire chars more than 31000 acres in Cajon PassLos Angeles Times
Wall Street Journal -KABC-TV -KRCRTV.COM
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Posted on Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:43:19 GMT



 

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