Axe of Valor:  LAFD Firefighter Makes a Superior Firefighting Tool

Axe of Valor: LAFD Firefighter Makes a Superior Firefighting Tool

In a quest to make the perfect axe, Los Angeles City Firefighter Jason Knight ended up shaping a tool that has saved firefighters’ lives and caught the attention of fire departments across the country and around the world! His unique creation is a must-have for these...
LAFD Drones and Pilots: Meet the UAS Team!

LAFD Drones and Pilots: Meet the UAS Team!

Who are they? What do they do? How do drones save lives and property? Watch as we go inside the Los Angeles City Fire Department’s Unmanned Aerial Systems Program (UAS). L.A.’s elite firefighters are using the latest technology to transform and advance firefighting...
LAFD Air Operations: Brush Fire Ready

LAFD Air Operations: Brush Fire Ready

Stopping wildfires before they cause massive devastation and destruction often requires an attack by land and air. The LAFD Air Operations stands at the ready with an elite fleet of helicopters, specially trained pilots other air support. Check out the team and learn...
LAX Aircraft Rescue Rigs: Heroes on the Runway

LAX Aircraft Rescue Rigs: Heroes on the Runway

When every minute counts, being the first Aircraft Rescue Firefighter (ARFF) rig to respond to a plane’s distress call on any of Los Angeles International Airport‘s (LAX) four active runways is no easy feat. From alarm to arrival our heroes at Fire Station 80 make...