LAFD Firefighters risk their lives every day in attempt to save yours. Responding to thousands of calls a day, facing danger, unbelievable stress and anxiety, they see the worst of the worst. Death, agony, grief and sorrow. But who comes to their rescue? Who can help firefighters face the reality that at times their job can be too hard to take? Meet Willow, one of the LAFD’s … [Read more...] about LAFD and Willow the Peer Support Dog, Combat PTSD and Extreme Levels of Stress
LAFD Toy Drive: Five Decades of Bringing Holiday Joy!
What started as one Los Angeles Fire Department chief gathering a few toys in the trunk of his car and giving them to children who would not otherwise have gotten a gift during Christmas has grown into a year-round endeavor that sees approximately 120,000 toys distributed to needy kids every holiday season. The idea for what now is known as Spark of Love had humble … [Read more...] about LAFD Toy Drive: Five Decades of Bringing Holiday Joy!
LAFD Graduates: Congratulations to Our Newest Firefighters
It’s a day to remember! They are the best and the bravest, and now they’re officially a part of the LAFD family. After 14 long weeks of the LAFD’s intense and exhausting firefighting training academy, Drill Tower class 2022-1 earned their badges and a coveted spot with the L.A. City Fire Department. The graduates are made up of 40 dedicated and determined recruits who … [Read more...] about LAFD Graduates: Congratulations to Our Newest Firefighters
LAFD honors fallen Captain II Dave Moorman at Santa Monica Beach
His inspirational motto “It’s All Good” inspired his fellow firefighters to live life to the fullest. Now, LAFD Fire Captain II Dave Moorman’s positive outlook and infectious spirit live on through those who knew and loved him. In tribute to this beloved L.A. City Firefighter, his friends and colleagues renamed the annual Over the Line Tournament in his honor. Watch as they … [Read more...] about LAFD honors fallen Captain II Dave Moorman at Santa Monica Beach
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 techniques in their never-ending battle to keep the public and firefighters safe. Considered one of the top … [Read more...] about LAFD Drones and Pilots: Meet the UAS Team!