As part of our LAFD Legacy series, we journey through history by taking you inside the LAFD Museum in Hollywood. Get a look at amazing LAFD apparatus and artifacts, going back more than 100 years. Watch and hear some incredible hidden stories unearthed by retired LAFD Captain I James Finn. He’s the president and master behind everything historic in the LAFD Museum, Memorial … [Read more...] about LAFD Legacy: Inside the LAFD Museum, Memorial and Historical Society
He gave his time, his love and his soul to fellow firefighter families in need. Tragically, he gave his life as a hero on the LAFD. Now the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firefighter’s Fund is giving back to the family of fallen Firefighter III Henry Munoz. His son, Jacob, now awarded a $25,000 scholarship to pursue his dreams. At an emotional ceremony at the Los Angeles … [Read more...] about $25,000 Scholarship Awarded to Son of A Fallen LAFD Hero
Fallen LAFD Captain II Dave Moorman is never forgotten. Dave died of a job-related illness in 2017, after serving on the LAFD for 28-years. He was only 50-years-old. He left behind his wife Amy, their children Elizabeth and Richard as well as his mother, Carol. The LAFD, along with the Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association, the umbrella organization that runs the Widows, … [Read more...] about Remembering an LAFD hero. #NeverForgotten
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!
The 1992 L.A. Riots will be forever etched in the memories of people who were alive to witness the death and destruction that broke out after the verdicts were read in the Rodney King trial. The civil unrest, the violence, looting, arson, assaults, racial tension, resentment; a horrific time in Los Angeles history for everyone. Everybody on edge. Many terrified. Scarred. First … [Read more...] about 1992 L.A. Riots and the LAFD: Los Angeles on Fire