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2018 Lane Kemper Classic

2018 Lane Kemper Classic

May 31, 2018

Spring is in full swing. The long days of summer are not far off, and what better way to usher in the change of seasons than with a little camaraderie, topped with a dash of team rivalry.

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9th Annual Hook and Ladder Enduro

9th Annual Hook and Ladder Enduro

May 31, 2018

Saturday, March 17, 2018 was Saint Patrick’s Day. Where were you? If you weren’t in Calif. City then you missed it. You missed the wind, rain and cold.

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Captain Gregory Harvey and Captain Cory McDaniel

Captain Gregory Harvey and Captain Cory McDaniel

May 31, 2018

Fire Station 9 is situated right in the mist of the Skid Row District. Flanked by encampments of homeless people in all directions, the station is one of the busiest in the city and the nation.

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Recruit the Glutes

Recruit the Glutes

May 31, 2018

Do you suffer from low back pain? Spend more time sitting than walking? Skipped going to the gym a few times this week, and when you finally do go, are you thinking that doing squats

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LAFD UAS at FDIC

LAFD UAS at FDIC

May 31, 2018

For the first time in its history, drones were a featured at the 2018 Fire Department Instructors Conference and Expo (FDIC). Representing the LAFD, FF Derrick Ward (FS80),

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Cruz Macias Heats it Up!

Cruz Macias Heats it Up!

May 31, 2018

Firefighter/Chef Cruz Macias of Fire Station 87 is heating things up in the kitchen. From cooking a delicious omelet in the morning to smoking some three-alarm pork spare ribs for dinner,

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LAFRA Family Support Group

LAFRA Family Support Group

May 31, 2018

When Cheryl Smith Lee was in need of help, somehow Valerie Lawrence sensed it. A phone call by Valerie to Cheryl confirmed it. The widow of FF/PM Brian Lee explained to her

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LAFD History – The Birth of the Drop Bag

LAFD History – The Birth of the Drop Bag

May 31, 2018

During the early evening hours, on January 28, 1966, a fire occurred in the Commercial Exchange Building, located in downtown Los Angeles, on the SE corner of 8th and Olive Street.

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40th Reunion Celebration

40th Reunion Celebration

May 31, 2018

One day last September, I was at home doing absolutely nothing, as most retirees do – watching the news, having another cup of coffee, when my phone rang.

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2018 L.A. Marathon

2018 L.A. Marathon

April 30, 2018

Who says you need a badge to be a hero! For the second year in a row, our own ‘LA Fire’ racing team participated in the L.A. Marathon, Stadium vs. Sea Charity Challenge and 5K.

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