Ambulances

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Defibrillators Back On Compton Fire Trucks, Ambulances

Defibrillator machines are back on Compton’s fire trucks and ambulances after the city addressed concerns by Los Angeles County regulators that firefighters weren’t properly trained to use the lifesaving devices.

07/17/2015

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$1.6M Vote Shelves Plans To Reassign LAFD Firefighters

A controversial cost-cutting plan to reassign Los Angeles firefighters will be called off after a vote to approve $1.6 million in overtime costs.

05/07/2013

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Union Chief: Tap $200M Reserve Fund To Cut Emergency Response Times

The president of the firefighters union says commissioners now support tapping the reserve fund to bring back ambulances, engines, and the staff to operate them.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/04/2012

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Mayor Orders Fire Chief To Use Reserve Funds For More Ambulances, LAFD Reforms

Mayor Villaraigosa wants more ambulances on the streets and a complete overhaul of management in the fire department to help improve slow emergency response times.

03/23/2012