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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
Hallucinating man steals ambulance, crashes near downtown Los AngelesABC30.com

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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



State investigating LAFD hiring after white applicant alleges bias - Los Angeles Times

State investigating LAFD hiring after white applicant alleges bias
Los Angeles Times
The change was part of an overhaul of the LAFD hiring process, which was suspended earlier this year amid claims of mismanagement and possible nepotism. About 300 applicants were allowed to advance via the lottery. To further Mayor Eric Garcetti's goal ...


Posted on Wed, 24 Sep 2014 01:31:02 GMT



Mental Patient Being Treated By Paramedics Takes Off In Fire Department ... - CBS Local

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Mental Patient Being Treated By Paramedics Takes Off In Fire Department ...
CBS Local
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Authorities said an unidentified patient, being treated by paramedics, commandeered a Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance Sunday evening before crashing it. LAPD is investigating. The incident started at Third and ...
Mental patient steals ambulance during treatmentWTSP 10 News

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Posted on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:22:49 GMT



How fair is the LA Fire Department's current hiring practices? - 89.3 KPCC

89.3 KPCC

How fair is the LA Fire Department's current hiring practices?
89.3 KPCC
Mayor Eric Garcetti says the Los Angeles Fire Department will not hire another firefighter until the RAND Corp. can look at reforming the recruitment process. The Los Angeles Fire Department's hiring practices have been under scrutiny due to calls of ...


Posted on Sun, 05 Oct 2014 04:13:49 GMT



LA pays millions as police and firefighter injury claims rise - Los Angeles Times

LA pays millions as police and firefighter injury claims rise
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Fire Capt. Daniel Costa liked to go all out on the racquetball court at the LAX fire station. A fellow firefighter described him as a "very competitive" player who "likes to win." Costa seemed in fine form after five spirited games in the ...

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Posted on Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:01:36 GMT



Man steals LAFD ambulance sent to help him, pursuit ensues - Police News

Man steals LAFD ambulance sent to help him, pursuit ensues
Police News
LOS ANGELES — 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 ...


Posted on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:33:32 GMT



Port of LA fire spews toxic fumes, prompting air-quality concerns - Los Angeles Times

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Port of LA fire spews toxic fumes, prompting air-quality concerns
Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles and Long Beach fire department had deployed fire boats, scuba divers and ground crews to attack the blaze. "This is a very, very difficult fire to fight," said Los Angeles Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas. Residents near the port should ...
Port of Los Angeles fire burns dock, prompts evacuationsKABC-TV
Ports mostly reopen after Los Angeles-area fireU.S. News & World Report
Wilmington Dock Fire Contained After Threatening Warehouse, ShipKTLA
KXAN.com -The Daily Breeze -89.3 KPCC
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Posted on Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:26:16 GMT



Without mandatory helipads, LA skyline can take off - Los Angeles Times

CBS Local

Without mandatory helipads, LA skyline can take off
Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles' requirement for helipads atop buildings more than 75 feet tall was meant to allow airlifts in the event of a fire, attack or other emergency. Fire Department officials said the rules were adopted in 1974 in reaction to a devastating blaze ...
Los Angeles no longer requires helipads on buildings, allowing for bolder ...LA Daily News
LA Modifies Fire Code Requirement For All Skyscrapers To Be Topped With ...CBS Local
Helipads will no longer be required atop new Los Angeles high-risesKABC-TV
LAist -Westside Today -U.S. News & World Report
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Posted on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:44:46 GMT



Plans Presented To LA City Council For Safeguarding Residents Against Ebola - FOX 11 Los Angeles

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Plans Presented To LA City Council For Safeguarding Residents Against Ebola
FOX 11 Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA - (FOX 11 / CNS) The Los Angeles City Council will find out how prepared is the city for the Ebola virus. Officials from the Los Angeles County Department of Health, the Los Angeles Police Department, the Los Angeles Fire Department ...
L.A. County prepared to deal with Ebola, health officials sayLong Beach Press Telegram
Informative Ebola presentation to be made before LA City CouncilWestside Today
Congresswoman wants meeting with LAX officials on Ebola screening proceduresMyNewsLA.com

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Posted on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:24:21 GMT



 

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