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!
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
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 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
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!
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 LAFD is considered one of world’s top firefighting agencies. The department strives to set a high standard of … [Read more...] about New Firefighters Earn Their Badges: LAFD Graduation