President of the LAFD Museum, Memorial and Historical Society Respected, revered and honored, retired LAFD Captain I James Finn, who’s now president of the LAFD Museum, Memorial and Historical Society is one of our LAFD legends. Our LAFD Legacy series is shining a spotlight on members of the LAFD who are a part of a history of excellence. Living up to the high standards and … [Read more...] about LAFD Legacy: Captain I James Finn LAFD, retired
All Things Firefighter
LAFD tragedy: The 25th Anniversary of the Crash of Helicopter Fire 3
It’s known in the firefighter community in Los Angeles as the crash of helicopter Fire 3. One of the deadliest days in LAFD history. A crushing blow, a horrific loss for the firefighters’ families. And, an unfathomable loss of to a family who lost their daughter back in 1998. A Los Angeles City Fire Department helicopter rushing a young female patient to Children’s Hospital … [Read more...] about LAFD tragedy: The 25th Anniversary of the Crash of Helicopter Fire 3
Congratulations Disaster Slayers
Led by LAFD Captain II, Rico Gross, this unstoppable team dominated at the American Lung Association “Fight for Air” Stair Climb at the L.A. Coliseum! These amazing heroes are raising awareness and much-needed donations for 3 incredible charities, including the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firefighter’s Fund. … [Read more...] about Congratulations Disaster Slayers
Leon Dunn joins the Board of Trustees to make firefighter families lives better
Leon Dunn currently serves as a Captain I for the Los Angeles Fire Department. He soon will pass the 20-year mark as a L.A. Firefighter, having served in South Central, Downtown Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley, the Drill Tower and now the Fire Prevention Unit. Prior to coming to the LAFD, he was a firefighter for Cal Fire. Dunn was inspired to run for the position of … [Read more...] about Leon Dunn joins the Board of Trustees to make firefighter families lives better
LAFD Girls Firefighter Camp: The Ultimate in #GirlPower!
Pure inspiration! LAFD Girls Camp. A real-life firefighter boot camp! It’s all about women helping women. Female firefighters in leadership roles, guiding and inspiring participants between the ages of 14 to 18 to take on L.A.’s bravest job and the ultimate challenge. It’s not just about becoming an elite firefighter. It’s so much more. Empowerment. Leadership. Opportunity. … [Read more...] about LAFD Girls Firefighter Camp: The Ultimate in #GirlPower!