Audit Faults LAFD's Leadership For Failing To Investigate MisconductAn internal audit of the Los Angeles Fire Department released Wednesday blames Chief Cummings, union officials and members of an internal investigation team for failing to properly investigate misconduct allegations.
LAFD Chief Asks For $50 Million To Help Reduce Emergency Response TimesLos Angeles Fire Chief Brian Cummings Tuesday asked the City Council for $50 million in the next budget to help the department reduce response times to fire and medical emergencies.
Fire Chief To Answer Questions About Department's Efforts To Reduce Response TimesLos Angeles Fire Chief Brian Cummings will go before the City Council Tuesday morning to answer questions about his department’s efforts to reduce emergency response times.
Mayor Orders Fire Chief To Use Reserve Funds For More Ambulances, LAFD ReformsMayor Villaraigosa wants more ambulances on the streets and a complete overhaul of management in the fire department to help improve slow emergency response times.
LA Fire Chief Admits Reported Response Times Were InaccurateThe Los Angeles fire chief admitted Tuesday he did not give accurate information about department response times to the LA City Council.
LA Fire Chief: Dispatch System 'Level Of Reliability' Improved Chief Brian Cummings wants Angelenos to rest assured that the majority of the fire department's technological glitches have been fixed.
Firefighters Union Chief Disputes Mayor's Report On Emergency Response Times Los Angeles city and fire officials cleared up discrepancies regarding emergency response times by city firefighters -- but a union official says their comments simply don't match the data.