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 Firefighters Honored: IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial

LAFD Firefighters Honored: IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial

They made the ultimate sacrifice in service to others. Now, the names of eight Los Angeles City firefighters are permanently etched in stone, a lasting tribute to their bravery and courage. Surviving spouses, children, and other loved ones also were honored and...
A tribute to the K9 officers and handlers of 9/11

A tribute to the K9 officers and handlers of 9/11

Keenly, carefully, and bravely searching through the mangled, smoldering pile of concrete, steel and glass for survivors and victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, K9 officers and handlers played a crucial role in the massive rescue and...
Lieutenant John Pappas: Canine Commanding Officer, NYPD

Lieutenant John Pappas: Canine Commanding Officer, NYPD

From destruction to distinction Fueled by his experiences with 9/11, Lieutenant John Pappas, Canine Commanding Officer with New York City Police Department turned the ravages of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks into his unwavering motivation for attaining...
New Firefighters Earn Their Badges: LAFD Graduation

New Firefighters Earn Their Badges: LAFD Graduation

Congratulations to our fire family’s newest members! The Los Angeles City Fire Department welcomes 48 new probationary firefighters to the ranks. Watch as these hard-working men and women receive their coveted badges during a special ceremony on June 30, 2022. The...
Riders Turn Miles into Money

Riders Turn Miles into Money

The LAFD Fire Hogs Motorcycle Club hits the road for its annual Fallen Heroes Memorial Ride. Watch as these firefighters, family and friends share their passion for Harleys and compassion for those in need. The LAFD Fire Hogs M/C has been dedicated to raising money...