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Pomona Valley Hospital personnel get training on new helipad - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin


Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Pomona Valley Hospital personnel get training on new helipad
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center staff take part in onsite training atop the new helipad at the hospital Friday August 11, 2017. The new helipad, which is atop a new parking structure at the hospital, is expected to be fully functional in ...


Posted on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 03:16:11 GMT



After cuts, 2 of LAFD's busiest Valley fire stations are getting 'significant' help - LA Daily News


LA Daily News

After cuts, 2 of LAFD's busiest Valley fire stations are getting 'significant' help
LA Daily News
A $15.5 million grant awarded this month by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, known as Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grants, will allow the department to add staffing for fire engines at the stations, which lost companies six ...

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Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:48:31 GMT



Investigation launched at Port of LA security after man plunges from gantry crane - Long Beach Press Telegram


Fox News

Investigation launched at Port of LA security after man plunges from gantry crane
Long Beach Press Telegram
Members of the LAPD dive team at the WBCT terminal in the Port of Los Angeles, after a man climbed a crane after a car chase, later stripped his clothes off and fell off the crane. ( Photo by Stephen Carr ... He was pronounced dead at the scene ...
Suspected car thief plummets to death from crane at Los Angeles port after standoffFox News
Man climbs 160-foot-tall crane at Port of Los Angeles after pursuit, strips naked, plummets to his deathFOX31 Denver
Port of Los Angeles Terminal Shut Down After Police Standoff, Man Falls Off CraneTransport Topics Online
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Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:06:50 GMT



LAFD unveils new $17.5-million helicopter as fire danger continues to beset Southland - KABC-TV


KABC-TV

LAFD unveils new $17.5-million helicopter as fire danger continues to beset Southland
KABC-TV
"LAFD helicopters are capable of dropping 450 gallons of water per drop," fire Chief Ralph Terrazas said as the Agusta Westland AW139 helicopter and Erickson Aircrane helitanker were introduced at Van Nuys Airport. "They are available for response 24 ...


Posted on Thu, 03 Aug 2017 20:09:08 GMT



HOMETOWN HEROES: Jeffersonville firefighters win at World Police and Fire Games - Evening News and Tribune


Evening News and Tribune

HOMETOWN HEROES: Jeffersonville firefighters win at World Police and Fire Games
Evening News and Tribune
Sgt. Josh Stith and firefighter Amy Wolfe of the Jeffersonville Fire Department brought home a combined total of five medals from the World Police and Fire Games. The games ran from Aug. 7-16 in Los Angeles and are held every two years in differing cities.


Posted on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:37:10 GMT



The fix for LA's fire helicopter shortage? Another helicopter and more mechanics - LA Daily News


LA Daily News

The fix for LA's fire helicopter shortage? Another helicopter and more mechanics
LA Daily News
LOS ANGELES >> A Los Angeles City Council committee on Wednesday recommended the acquisition of a seventh fire department helicopter to stave off a recurrence of a recent situation, when the LAFD had to fight two fires simultaneously with half its ...

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Posted on Wed, 09 Aug 2017 18:18:47 GMT



As LAPD drone plan prepares for takeoff, protesters warn of 'threat to privacy' - LA Daily News


LA Daily News

As LAPD drone plan prepares for takeoff, protesters warn of 'threat to privacy'
LA Daily News
LOS ANGELES >> Three years after acquiring a pair of drones that it chose not to deploy in response to protests about potential surveillance uses, the Los Angeles Police Department took its first step Tuesday toward starting a drone pilot program. LAPD ...
LAPD presents drone pilot program at police commission meetingFOX 11 Los Angeles
LAPD Wants To Start Using Surveillance DronesLAist

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Posted on Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:59:33 GMT



Veteran LAPD detective sharply criticized plea deal for firefighter in Halloween assault case - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Veteran LAPD detective sharply criticized plea deal for firefighter in Halloween assault case
Los Angeles Times
One of the Los Angeles Police Department's top investigators sharply criticized a plea deal given to an off-duty city firefighter who choked a man unconscious, and he asked a judge to view video of the violence before sparing the defendant jail time ...


Posted on Sat, 29 Jul 2017 11:01:30 GMT



An LA firefighter choked and seriously injured a man giving out Halloween candy. His sentence? No jail - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

An LA firefighter choked and seriously injured a man giving out Halloween candy. His sentence? No jail
Los Angeles Times
... he remains on duty as a city firefighter. The outcome has infuriated Chang's family and his attorney, who alleges Carpenter received preferential treatment from the Los Angeles County district attorney's office — a charge Carpenter's attorney ...

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Posted on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 06:17:10 GMT



SoCalGas, LA Fire Department Unveil Giant Shovel on National 8-1-1 Day to Raise Public Awareness of the ... - PR Newswire (press release)


SoCalGas, LA Fire Department Unveil Giant Shovel on National 8-1-1 Day to Raise Public Awareness of the ...
PR Newswire (press release)
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National 8-1-1 Day, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and Los Angeles Fire Department officials today unveiled a giant 30-foot tall shovel to remind the public about the dangers of ...

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Posted on Fri, 11 Aug 2017 20:37:28 GMT



 

 
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