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LAFD opens investigation into alleged mistreatment of new recruit - Los Angeles Times

LAFD opens investigation into alleged mistreatment of new recruit
Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Fire Department has opened an investigation into allegations of misconduct at a city fire station made by the recently hired son of a high-ranking fire official, according to documents and interviews. The charges come from Nicholas Rose ...


Posted on Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:25:38 GMT



Los Angeles Fire Department enforce anti-nepotism policy - Westside Today

Los Angeles Fire Department enforce anti-nepotism policy
Westside Today
Los Angeles Fire Department personnel who have friends or family seeking a firefighter job are disqualified from participating in the recruitment process, under a policy approved Tuesday by the Board of Fire Commissioners. The panel adopted a “conflict ...

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Posted on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:54:01 GMT



Motor Homes Burn in Woodland Hills Fire: LAFD - KTLA

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Motor Homes Burn in Woodland Hills Fire: LAFD
KTLA
Firefighters were called to 22824 Oxnard St. (map) just after 3:30 p.m., according to Shawn Lenske of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Four motor homes were “well involved” as was some vegetation, Lenske said. Helicopters were being deployed ...
Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation and Los Angeles City Fire Department ...SYS-CON Media (press release)
Firefighters Battle Motor Home Blaze in Woodland HillsNBC Southern California
4 Woodland Hills mobile homes burn in afternoon fireLA Daily News
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Posted on Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:15:52 GMT



LA's Fire Department Rolls Out New Nepotism Protocols2:27 AM ET - GovExec.com

GovExec.com

LA's Fire Department Rolls Out New Nepotism Protocols2:27 AM ET
GovExec.com
There's a long and honorable tradition of entire families devoting themselves to civil service—just ask my mom, who counts Blue Bloods, the CBS drama about a large family of New York cops, among her least guilty pleasures. But a new Los Angeles Fire ...
L.A. Fire Department Introduces New Website for Finding Local StationsGovernment Technology
Los Angeles Fire Commission approves new anti-nepotism rules for firefighter ...Daily Journal
LA Fire Commission Oks anti-nepotism policyU-T San Diego

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Posted on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:38:19 GMT



LAFD Offers Free Smoke Alarms To Reduce Deadly House Fires - CBS Local

CBS Local

LAFD Offers Free Smoke Alarms To Reduce Deadly House Fires
CBS Local
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Mayor Eric Garcetti Monday announced new Los Angeles Fire Department initiatives to reduce residential fire fatalities, including the availability of free smoke alarms at LA fire stations. KNX 1070's Claudia Peschiutta ...
City offers free smoke alarms to LA residentsKABC-TV
With 20 fire deaths in LA so far this year, more smoke alarms are urgedLos Angeles Times

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Posted on Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:57:35 GMT



California wildfires: LAFD strike team joins battle against King, Boles fires - 89.3 KPCC

89.3 KPCC

California wildfires: LAFD strike team joins battle against King, Boles fires
89.3 KPCC
A strike team from the Los Angeles Fire Department has been sent to assist firefighting efforts in Northern California, where the King Fire has exploded to nearly 20,000 acres, according to an LAFD statement posted online Wednesday. The 22 personnel ...
Man arrested on suspicion of arson in out-of-control King fireLos Angeles Times
AOL.com Article - California's King Fire Grows to 80K AcresAOL News
Over 2000 homes threatened in California fireFOX 11 Los Angeles
Yahoo News -Reuters
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Posted on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:59:55 GMT



Firefighters Drill Life-Threatening Scenarios In LAFD Training Session - CBS Local

NBC Southern California

Firefighters Drill Life-Threatening Scenarios In LAFD Training Session
CBS Local
One “evolution,” or simulated training scenario, posted on the LAFD's Instagram page showed a firefighter crawling through a narrow gap between two jammed sliding doors . KCAL9's Jeff Nguyen also got a chance to suit up and see what it feels like to ...
Firefighters Prep for Job Dangers With SimulationsNBC Southern California
LA City, County firefighters train to save their own livesLA Daily News

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Posted on Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:58:06 GMT



9/11 Victims to Be Remembered at Events Around Southern California - KTLA

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9/11 Victims to Be Remembered at Events Around Southern California
KTLA
Several public ceremonies were scheduled to take place around Southern California Thursday to honor 9/11 victims on the 13th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. The Los Angeles Fire Department will hold three separate public ceremonies ...
Southern Californians Remember Victims of Sept. 11 AttacksNBC Southern California
Los Angeles joins in remembering 9/11 attacks on 13th anniversaryLA Daily News
Second of a four part series examining the Los Angeles Fire DepartmentLasentinel
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Posted on Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:54:28 GMT



West Hollywood Condo Fire Extinguished After Burning Multiple Floors ... - KTLA

WEHOville

West Hollywood Condo Fire Extinguished After Burning Multiple Floors ...
KTLA
The fire was reported at Horn Plaza (map), which is near Sunset Boulevard, shortly before 4 p.m., Los Angeles County Fire Department Supervisor Art Marrujo said. The blaze burned the second and third floors of the building and prompted a third-alarm ...
Crews Fight Blaze at West Hollywood ApartmentsNBC Southern California
Firefighter rescued from three-alarm apartment fire in West HollywoodLos Angeles Times
Fire Forces Evacuation of Horn Avenue Building, Injures FirefighterWEHOville

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Posted on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:41:23 GMT



Power grid and patience are strained as heat wave continues - Los Angeles Times

Power grid and patience are strained as heat wave continues
Los Angeles Times
In northeast Los Angeles, students walked out of class when the air conditioning went out. Across town, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power reported that — as thousands went without power — one of its transfer stations caught fire under the ...

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Posted on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 05:04:23 GMT



 

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