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
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!
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
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 valiant heroes heading into unknown danger and disaster. Watch as the owner of Fire Axe, Inc. demonstrates … [Read more...] about Axe of Valor: LAFD Firefighter Makes a Superior Firefighting Tool
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!