Firefighter Saves Four Children

Firefighter Saves Four Children

On January 16, 2017, Task Force 33 responded to a structure fire at a bungalow in the Vermont Knolls neighborhood of South Los Angeles. Heavy smoke and flames were showing from the front of the house when they arrived on scene. While performing forcible entry onto the...
Meet the Swift Water Team

Meet the Swift Water Team

Firefighters do more than fight fires. The members of the LAFD Swift Water Team brave unpredictable currents and difficult waterways to save those in trouble.
Congratulations Andy Kuljis

Congratulations Andy Kuljis

Congratulations to our Board Member, Andy Kuljis, LAFD Retired, the 2017 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award!
LAFD Firefighter Kelly Wong

LAFD Firefighter Kelly Wong

Our deepest condolences to the family of LAFD Firefighter Kelly Wong, and to all of our firefighter family as we mourn the loss of one of our own.

Special Recognition: HRD K9 Teams

Special Recognition: HRD K9 Teams

The LAFD Human Remains Detection K9 teams bring efficiency and effectiveness to the search and rescue operation for a structure fire in LA neighborhood.

LAFD Chaplains: A Special Calling

LAFD Chaplains: A Special Calling

The LAFD Chaplains provide comfort and guidance to firefighters and their families in the worst of times, and play a key role in many of their best moments. It’s an essential service, supported in part by our charity’s governing organization, the Los Angeles Firemen’s...