Fire Chief

Compton Fire Chief Placed On Leave Amid Defibrillators InvestigationOfficials Wednesday announced the Compton Fire Department's chief has been placed on leave.
Ralph Terrazas Named First Latino LAFD ChiefThe City Council Friday unanimously approved Ralph Terrazas as the new chief of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Orange County Fire Chief Steps Down Orange County Fire Chief Keith Richter is retiring amid controversy.
Mayor Garcetti Calls For LAFD Chief's Resignation, Announces New Interim HeadMayor Eric Garcetti Thursday appointed a new fire chief of the Los Angeles Fire Department and announced the retirement of current chief Brian Cummings.
Former Compton Fire Department Deputy Chief Arrested for ArsonMarcel Melanson was arrested Wednesday on charges of felony arson and grand theft, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
LA Fire Chief Will Perform 120 Hours Of Community Service For 'Inappropriate' PicLos Angeles Fire Chief Brian Cummings said Friday he will perform 120 hours of community service as self-imposed punishment for posing with a bikini-clad woman on a city fire truck 13 years ago.
LA Fire Chief Retires After 35 Years With DepartmentAfter 35 years serving the Los Angeles Fire Department, Chief Millage Peaks announced Monday that he's retiring.
Embezzlement Charges Against Ex-Fillmore Fire Chief DroppedVentura County prosecutors have dropped criminal charges against Fillmore's former fire chief, who was accused of using public money to fund a lavish lifestyle.
Monterey Park's Ex-Fire Chief Suing Over Sexual Orientation DiscriminationMonterey Park's ex-fire chief is suing the city, alleging she suffered disparate treatment and harassment and was forced out because she is gay.