Robots in the disaster response competition in California must push buttons, turn valves, cut through a wall and drive a light utility vehicle.
Marshall Lowe, a spokesman for Los Angeles International Airport, said flight 1471A reported possible mechanical problems minutes after takeoff Sunday.
“To have something like this happen so close to my house was upsetting and frightening,” said Lisa Roehrig.
A full-scale emergency response training exercise was being held Tuesday at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, according to officials.
Firefighters rallied outside a Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday morning in Downtown Los Angeles over cell phone towers they fear pose serious health risks to dozens of L.A. County fire stations.
Two Angelenos who suffered heart attacks were reunited Thursday with the emergency medical teams that responded to their emergencies with life-saving care.
Despite the peak months of the 2014 wildfire season still to come, Cal Fire has already burned through its budget for fighting major fires.
If you’ve ever wanted to use text messaging in an emergency, the city of Los Angeles could be taking one step closer to making that a reality.
In the case of a major emergency, there are things you can do to be prepared.
Hardly a day goes by when Southern Californians don’t wonder if we’re ready for the anticipated “Big One”.
It’s important that we’re all prepared in the case of an emergency.
When emergencies strike, we often turn to elected officials for financial relief.
It will soon be flu season.
For many people, pets are part of the family, so don’t forget about preparing them for an emergency.
As much as we fear natural disasters like earthquakes, fires or mudslides, it is a man-made disaster – bioterrorism – that can be particularly cruel.