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Leader’s Problem Solving Model

Leader’s Problem Solving Model

February 29, 2020

Leader’s Problem Solving Model, LPSM, is what the LAFD Leadership Academy is all about. LPSM is a framework to take your knowledge and experience and use them to organize your thoughts to work

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Buzzard Bait Family Fun Ride

Buzzard Bait Family Fun Ride

February 29, 2020

Another ride in the books. Another successful event. Another great time had by all. The 23rd annual Buzzard Bait Family Fun Ride went off without a hitch.

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Heavy Metal Exposure & Cancer

Heavy Metal Exposure & Cancer

February 29, 2020

Do you remember the auto fire you had the other night? Nothing special. Just another fully involved car with heavy smoke pouring from the engine compartment. You did as you were

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Custom Made Love

Custom Made Love

February 29, 2020

L.A. City Firefighter Brandon Taulli loves being a team player on the job and in the community by supporting his fraternity of firefighting families.

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A “Major” Loss

A “Major” Loss

February 29, 2020

It is with great sadness that the LAFD announces the death of Arson Accelerant Detection Canine (ret.), “Major.” Major passed away on December 27th at home with his handler

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A Farewell to an Editor

A Farewell to an Editor

January 31, 2020

Dear Dave,

We, here at the Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association, along with the membership of the Los Angeles City Fire Department,

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One More on Power and Influence

One More on Power and Influence

January 31, 2020

Power and influence are two different entities deployed by an effective leader to achieve shared or common goals. Power is the ability to produce effects on others,

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Apparatus Showcase

Apparatus Showcase

January 31, 2020

Apparatus Designation —Truck 29
Shop Number—60737
Year—2009

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The Coasters

January 31, 2020

Ever since the “College Admissions” scandal became public knowledge I got to thinkin’ about my failed attempt at promotin’ to Captain II. Could this scandal be my chance to sneak in through

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E-Cigarettes—When Lithium Batteries Catch Fire

E-Cigarettes—When Lithium Batteries Catch Fire

January 31, 2020

A man is critically injured after his e-cigarette explodes in his face. Another person suffers debilitating burns on his hands. An individuals has his teeth knocked out, while others suffer

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