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LACoFD Home

The official website of The Los Angeles County Fire Department.
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From the Chief

LACoFD Fire Chief, P. Michael Freeman has issued an important advisory to the residents of Los Angeles County regarding the severe fire danger in the area.
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About LACoFD

Read about the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
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9-1-1 Fire Command & Control

PRC Computer Aided Dispatch, using 3 DEC VAX systems: 1 Primary, 1 Hot Stand By, 1 used as Fire Records and EMAIL for Stations
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EMS - Emergency Medical Services

EMS represent a major emergency response element of the LACoFD. These pages will give you an insight into our EMS operation.
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Fire Prevention

"Our Mission is to educate the community about the benefits of proper safety practices and identify and eliminate all types of hazardous conditions which pose a threat to life, the environment and property."
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Health Haz Mat

Our mission is to protect the public health and the environment throughout Los Angeles County from accidental releases and improper handling, storage, transportation, and disposal of hazardous materials and wastes through coordinated efforts of inspections, emergency response, enforcement, and site mitigation oversight. Our Hazardous Materials Specialists are environmental health professionals dedicated to preventing pollution by serving both the public and business communities in Los Angeles County.
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Youth Programs

JUNIOR FIRE CHIEFS: A program for elementary school youths promoting fire safety with the use of fireworks.
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Employment Opportunities

County-wide employement opportunities.
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Call Firefighters

The County of Los Angeles Fire Department currently employs approximately 100 call firefighters. These personnel staff 11 engine companies assigned to four field battalions in three separate field divisions. The geographic areas these units cover include Catalina Island, Malibu, and the Antelope Valley.
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LACoFD Patches

The official patches of LACoFD
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Emergency Preparedness

Documents about Emergency Preparedness.
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Smoke Detectors

Fire is a deadly threat to any household. It can strike anywhere, at any time. The frightening truth is that residential fires are now occurring at an estimated rate of 2.6 million per year in the U.S. You must be prepared- you need a warning and a weapon for total fire protection!
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Department Publications

The Los Angeles County Fire Department
proudly publishes three periodic newsletters
to keep the public and its employees informed.
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Safety Handouts

These are safety bulletins of importance to you and your family.
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El Camino College Fire Training Academy

El Camino College offers California State Fire Marshal approved fire training. Training is offered during the Fall and Spring semesters and available on a full-time as well as part-time basis.

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