Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Jose M. Perez, LAFD Firefighter III/Paramedic.

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Muertos Coffee Co.

Oh, the power of a crappy cup of Joe! Folsom Firefighter/Paramedic, Eli Held was fed up and frustrated with what he calls, “dirt coffee.” In other words, the really, really bad coffee, regularly served in fire stations. Delicious and hearty, gourmet meals are known…

Thank You Muertos Coffee, Co.

 

For donating $5,000 to the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firefighter’s Fund in support of the firefighters injured in the May, 2020 Downtown L.A. fire.

Muertos Coffee, Co. is owned and operated by California firefighters and offers many online ordering options from your home, office or fire station.

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Turn any event or digital greeting card into an opportunity to give back
to the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firefighter’s Fund.

Thanks to you we’ve reached our goal of raising $20,000 in 2020.

The year is not over yet, click here to keep the giving going.

About the Charity

Founded more than a century ago, the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firefighter’s Fund is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to helping the families of firefighters injured or killed in the line of duty or facing other crisis.

Firefighters dedicate their lives to helping others. They rush into burning buildings, dangle from helicopters, jump into raging waters, climb into trenches, and race to the frontlines of disaster, all to protect the rest of us.

But when the unthinkable happens, where do firefighters turn for help? The Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firefighter’s Fund. Helping our valiant firefighters in times of trouble is simply not possible without your kind and generous donations.

Your contributions help provide:

  • Basic living expenses
  • Health insurance
  • Durable medical equipment
  • Memorial scholarships for the children of deceased firefighters
  • Other needed financial assistance

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LAFD History – The DC 10 Crash at LAX, March 1, 1978

Commercial aircraft crashes are rare, but with some recent incidents my memory went back to the Continental DC 10 crash at LAX. It’s been 41 years and the outstanding LAFD response saved many lives. I visited Captain Bob Engle some years ago who remembered the...

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Rosie Tos: A Brush of Fresh Air

For some people, passion can be a slow burning flame that can shape one’s life. This barely controllable emotion can fuel desire and even transport an individual’s creativity across an ocean. Rosie Tos is a person who is full of passion. You can see it in her eyes and...

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Lillie Vehling: Helping Firefighter Families Stay Connected

At 15 years old, Lillie Vehling is already a powerhouse of ideas and action.  The freshman, at Notre Dame High School, in Sherman Oaks, is just a few clicks away from launching ‘Fire Family Ladder’ a project aimed at keeping LAFD families connected to their extended...

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