By Matthew Renda, Courthouse News Service
(CN) — A consortium of firefighting leaders in the greater Los Angeles area convened Friday at the county fire department’s fire camp just north of Pasadena to discuss the imminent fire season.
“Imminent” is actually the wrong modifier, because according...
The Los Angeles County Fire Department posted an exam bulletin Tuesday for a priority recruitment of paramedics.
This specific exam is only for applicants who already have a valid, non-probationary paramedic license, issued by the California Emergency Medical Services Authority. Applicants must also...
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, one of the world’s leading roaster and retailers of specialty coffee and tea, announced Wednesday the launch of its limited edition “Heroes at Heart” Coffee and Tea Blends benefiting First Responders.
The coffee and tea blends are available from May 21 –...
Los Angeles County firefighters made quick work of a small brush fire in the Newhall Pass on Sunday afternoon.
The fire broke out along The Old Road under an Interstate 5 overpass.
“We got called out at 2:42 p.m. for a brush fire on the southbound lanes of The Old Road at the transition of (Interstate)...
Law enforcement and firefighters will converge in the Santa Clarita Valley in August for friendly competition as part of the 32nd annual World Police and Fire Games (WPFG).
Los Angeles Police Department officials are hosting the games; however, the event invites officials from agencies all over the...
Firefighters stopped the progress of a 3/4-acre brush fire on Placerita Canyon Road Friday afternoon.
The initial report of a brush fire came in at 1:50 p.m., Los Angeles County Fire Department officials confirmed. By 2:30 p.m., the blaze had been contained.
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Los Angeles County Fire Department crews are responding to a brush fire alongside the northbound 14 freeway north of Sand Canyon.
Officials received the call at 1:11 p.m. and were on scene by 1:14 p.m.
“We’re at half an acre right now,” said a LACoFD official. “It’s creeping uphill. medium...
Following about an inch of rain in the Santa Clarita Valley on Monday, depending on where you were standing, sunny skies are forecasted for the area for the rest of the week, according to officials at the National Weather Service.
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital on Monday announced an additional death, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths since the onset of the pandemic to 177, spokesman Patrick Moody confirmed.
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers after a rainfall.