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What You Need to Know about Testicular Cancer

July 31, 20180 Comments

Aches and pains are nothing new to firefighters–we all get them. Old or young, in shape or not, they are just a part of our daily lives. For the most part, though, these little irritants disappear as quickly as they appear, leaving us no worse for wear. For Firefighter/Paramedic Daniel Lawless of the LAFD, however, […]

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Firefighters for Christ at the “Top of the World”

Firefighters for Christ at the “Top of the World”

July 31, 2018

‘Namaste’ from Nepal. Although my pen has been silent lately, Firefighters for Christ has been very active. This past year alone, we’ve sent training teams to Mexico, Ecuador,

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Scott Wofford-The Fabricating Firefighter

Scott Wofford-The Fabricating Firefighter

July 31, 2018

Like most American children, Scott Wofford had many hopes and dreams while growing up. One of those dreams was to become a firefighter, which he achieved in 1997.

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Special Commendation – Firefighter/Paramedic Christopher Kuzmicz

Special Commendation – Firefighter/Paramedic Christopher Kuzmicz

July 31, 2018

It is said that Firefighters and Paramedics alike are ‘really never off duty.’ Where ever they go, be it the station, or on vacation, the responsibility of saving lives is always with them.

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Surfing at Police and Fire World Games

Surfing at Police and Fire World Games

July 31, 2018

William Fischer (50-B) took the Gold in long boarding Men’s Open Division. The competition was held at Churches, San Onofre.

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Jess “Hall of Fame” Pasos

Jess “Hall of Fame” Pasos

July 31, 2018

Retired Captain Jesus Pasos will be inducted in the Southern California Handball Association Hall of Fame on August 4, 2018. This is a well-deserved honor for Pasos

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LAFD History – Hurricane Katrina – LAFD Response

LAFD History – Hurricane Katrina – LAFD Response

July 31, 2018

Frank’s Note: Hurricane Katrina was a devastating disaster for the gulf coast region of the USA. At the request from FEMA, the LAFD responded with a variety of desperately needed resources.

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2018 LAFRA Scholarship Award Recipients

2018 LAFRA Scholarship Award Recipients

July 31, 2018

Alexis Billings- I am from Claremont, California and attend Claremont High School where I will be a part of the graduating class of 2018. I plan to attend CSU Long Beach,

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“Stop the Bleed” – LAWA Installs 103 Kits at LAX

“Stop the Bleed” – LAWA Installs 103 Kits at LAX

July 31, 2018

On June 28, 2018, LAX installed 103 Stop-the-Bleed kits throughout the nine terminals of the airport. There is now a Stop-the-Bleed kit placed less than a three-minute walk from anywhere in LAX.

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Over-the-Line at Firefighter Summer Olympics

Over-the-Line at Firefighter Summer Olympics

July 31, 2018

The 2018 Firefighter Summer Olympics began on June 24, 2018. San Diego was the host sight for the second year in a row. On the 25th, Over the Line Tourney play began.

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