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Is Your Family Sharing Too Much?

Is Your Family Sharing Too Much?

January 17, 2018

Toothbrushes harbor hidden germs during cold and flu seasons. Studies show that toothbrushes can become heavily contaminated with oral microorganisms because most families store toothbrushes in a common storage space, allowing opportunistic infections such as periodontal disease and the common cold to move from one person to another. Go Undercover Your best defense is to […]

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Homes for Heroes

Homes for Heroes

January 9, 2018

When Melanie Jasgur heard the news that a Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter had been killed in a training exercise, her mind flashed to her own family. First, to her husband who is also a firefighter and had worked alongside Kelly Wong. Then, to her grandfather, another hero in a line of firefighters in her […]

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LAFRA’s New Trustees

LAFRA’s New Trustees

January 5, 2018

The Relief Association Board of Trustees is pleased to welcome its two newest members Richard Moody and Kenneth Breskin.

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The Grapevine

In Memoriam: Keith Stewart

In Memoriam: Keith Stewart

January 31, 2018

Captain Keith Stewart, “K Stew” as he was affectionately known, began his career with the Los Angeles Fire Department on April 8, 1993.

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Fire on Ice

Fire on Ice

January 31, 2018

Every year members of the Big Bear Fire Department conduct training exercises in preparation for a potential ice rescue. With the proper protective gear and rescue equipment at their sides,

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Building Collapse: Learn the Warning Signs

Building Collapse: Learn the Warning Signs

January 31, 2018

One of the greatest hazards in firefighting is the threat of building collapse. And we do not have to be on the inside to get killed. We must be alert on the fire scene,

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