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Double the Cheer, Double the Fun

Double the Cheer, Double the Fun

November 30, 2018

The doors opened just before high noon for another memorable open house event at the Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association. Located at 7470 North Figueroa Street, the multi-story building filled

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2018 Annual LAFD Memorial Ceremony

2018 Annual LAFD Memorial Ceremony

November 30, 2018

On a Saturday morning in October, scores of LAFD families were forced indoors by a sudden rain storm just before the annual tribute to our own fallen firefighters. Normally held at the Memorial Wall

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Cycles R Us: The LAX Bike Medic Team

Cycles R Us: The LAX Bike Medic Team

November 30, 2018

Los Angeles International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world with 84,557,968 passengers traveling through the airport in 2017. This makes LAX the country’s second busiest airport.

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2018 LAFD Awards Ceremony: Beyond the Call

2018 LAFD Awards Ceremony: Beyond the Call

November 30, 2018

On November 1, 2018 the LAFD Foundation honored members of the Department who have demonstrated exceptional bravery, excellence, and commitment to their community.

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Retired Guys: The Gambler’s Special

Retired Guys: The Gambler’s Special

November 30, 2018

With the passing of retired LAFD member George Fischer in September, 2018, I thought that it would be appropriate to tell about one of the most crucial events in our lives.

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LAFD History: Fire Dogs and Horses

LAFD History: Fire Dogs and Horses

November 30, 2018

Ever see a fire truck in a parade without a Dalmatian in the seat up front or in the lap of a smiling firefighter riding in back? Ever visit a firehouse without having one of those

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Fire It Up! BBQ Competition

Fire It Up! BBQ Competition

November 30, 2018

It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon just a few weeks ago. Not a cloud in the sky, a slight breeze out of the north, and the air soon took on a familiar and mouth-watering aroma.

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Lights, Camera, Action

Lights, Camera, Action

October 31, 2018

Lights, camera, act….WAIT! Can you first take a minute to put on the proper safety equipment so I can take a picture? I know, why should I have to ask for what should be second nature in our profession.

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View from the Fairway

View from the Fairway

October 31, 2018

On Monday, September 24th, LAFRA hosted the Invitational Golf Tournament for the WODFF. Despite the traffic winding through the Sepulveda pass far below,

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2018 IAFF Fallen Firefighters Memorial Observance

2018 IAFF Fallen Firefighters Memorial Observance

October 31, 2018

On September 13th, the names of David Moorman and Kelly Wong were added to the Wall at the IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial. Relief Association Trustees,

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