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Compton Fire Chief Placed On Leave Pending Investigation Into Defibrillator Compliance

Deputy Fire Chief Bryan Batiste says the removal of four defibrillators from their trucks and ambulances shouldn’t worry residents.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/07/2015

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Truck Crashes Into Oxnard Pizza Parlor; 8 Hurt

Emergency crews were called to Toppers Pizza, located in the 100 block of East Gonzales Road, around 6 p.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2015

Morty, the cat, required rescue from a chimney. (credit: Corona Fire Department/Facebook)

Corona Fire Department Rescues Cat Stuck In Chimney For 4 Hours

“Morty” somehow managed to get wedged in a tiny void space above the chimney flue.

03/06/2015

A small fire was reported at Disneyland Saturday evening. (credit: Jesi Sample)

Small Fire Reported At Disneyland

The fire was quickly brought under control.

02/28/2015

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2 Airlifted In Azusa Rollover Crash

Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel were called to the scene of the single vehicle crash at approximately 5:34 p.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/06/2014

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Search For Missing Diver Called Off Near Santa Catalina Island

Adam Eggers of the U.S. Coast Guard said teams made 26 different missions to find the diver’s body.

10/01/2014

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Hemet Council Votes To Disband Fire Department In Favor Of County Services

The Hemet City Council met Tuesday night to discuss whether it should keep its own fire department, or if it should disband the department in favor of county services.

09/09/2014

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Officials Responding To ‘Multiple Casualty Incident’ On 22 Freeway

The Garden Grove Fire Department Monday was responding to a “multiple casualty incident” on the 22 Freeway.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2014

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15 Injured In Santa Ana Bus Crash

More than a dozen people were injured in a bus crash in Santa Ana Tuesday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2014

A fire and explosion was reported inside this Calabasas home Friday afternoon. (credit: CBS)

Calabasas Home Rocked By Explosion, Fire After Neighbor’s Car Hits Gas Meter

Officials say a neighbor’s car accidentally slammed into a gas line outside a Calabasas home Friday afternoon causing a fire and explosion.

05/16/2014

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Calif. To Send 18 Search And Rescue Personnel To Aid In Wash. Mudslide Search

Firefighters from across the Southland Tuesday will travel to Washington state to aid in the search for victims of a massive mudslide.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

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Mayor Halts ‘Fatally Flawed’ LAFD Hiring Process, Vows Reform

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday a halt to what he called a “fatally flawed” recruiting process for the Los Angeles Fire Department and pledged further reform efforts.

03/20/2014

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LA Fire Department To Streamline 911 Calls

The Los Angeles Fire Department is launching an overhaul of how they handle 911 calls, officials said Monday.

02/10/2014

Officials said six people inside this house were overcome by carbon monoxide fumes. (credit: CBS)

Compton Family Sickened By Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

A Compton family was sickened Sunday morning by carbon monoxide poisoning.

01/19/2014

Peter Chi Lam died after having an altercation with paramedics. (credit: DMV)

Garden Grove Police Ask DA To Review Case Of Man Who Died After Allegedly Attacking Paramedics

The Garden Grove Police Department is asking the Orange County DA’s office to review the case of a 31-year-old man who died of a heart attack after they say he attacked and punched paramedics.

01/15/2014

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