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(credit: Arcadia Fire Department)

Arcadia Firefighter’s Death Ruled Accidental, Toxicology Results Pending

The Ventura County Coroner ruled Tuesday morning that an Arcadia firefighter’s death was accidental, caused by blunt force injury.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2014

(credit: Arcadia Fire Department)

Friends, Colleagues Mourn Death Of Missing Arcadia Firefighter

Michael Herdman was a husband, father and seven year veteran of the Arcadia Fire Department.

06/27/2014

(credit: Herdman Family)

Search Enters 6th Day For Missing Firefighter Near Fillmore

A search expanded Friday for an off-duty Arcadia firefighter and paramedic who went missing in the Ventura County mountains a week ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2014

(credit: Herdman Family)

Missing Arcadia Firefighter’s Dog Spotted Near Fillmore

Search and rescue crews Wednesday believe they spotted the dog of an off-duty Arcadia firefighter and paramedic who went missing last week outside of Fillmore.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

(credit: Arcadia Fire Department)

Off-Duty Arcadia Firefighter Goes Missing While Camping Near Fillmore

A search is underway for an off-duty Arcadia firefighter and paramedic who went missing last week while camping outside of Fillmore, officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2014

Mike Curtis is being called a hero for saving a man bent on suicide. (credit: CBS)

Paramedic Called A Hero For Risking His Life To Save Suicidal Man

The despondent man was yelling and running between cars on busy Crown Valley Parkway.

06/01/2014

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Neighbor Rescues Woman, 18, Trapped Inside Burning Reseda Home

A man rescued an 18-year-old woman who was trapped inside a burning Reseda home on Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/10/2014

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Exclusive: Man Reportedly Rams Rental Car Into Firefighter Outside Glendale ER

A Los Angeles firefighter paramedic is recovering after police say a driver tried to run him down while he was helping a patient into an emergency room.

04/03/2014

LAFD

LAFD Hiring Halt Blamed For ‘Dangerously Long’ Overtime Hours

Firefighters with the city of Los Angeles voiced criticism Tuesday of what they say is a broken recruiting process that has put public safety at risk.

04/01/2014

Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter

Garcetti, Fire Commission Orders Investigation Into LAFD Recruitment Process

Mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday ordered an independent investigation into the Los Angeles Fire Department’s recruiting and hiring process.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

A CHP officer arrests a Chula Vista firefighter Tuesday evening. (credit: CBS)

CHP, Fire Department Make Peace In Chula Vista After Testy Exchange, Arrest

Firefighter Jacob Gregoire, a 12-year veteran, was handcuffed on camera.

02/05/2014

(credit: OC Fire Authority)

OC Firefighter Suffers Apparent Heart Attack, Dies

A 49-year-old Orange County firefighter suffered an apparent heart attack Monday at a station in Rancho Santa Margarita and later died.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/20/2014

36-year veteran firefighter Glenn L. Allen died in 2011 following a partial roof collapse at a structure fire in the Hollywood Hills area. (Photo credit: LAFD.org)

Architect Sentenced To One Year In Jail In Death Of LA Firefighter

A German national Friday was sentenced to one year in jail and three years formal probation in the death of a 36-year LAFD veteran.

01/03/2014

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Firefighters Tame Raging Fire At Hawthorne Strip Mall

The blaze engulfed a Super Discount store in the 12700 block of Hawthorne Boulevard near El Segundo Boulevard Wednesday evening.

12/18/2013

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LA Firefighter Awarded $1.1M In Bias Lawsuit After Losing First Trial

Six years after losing in his first trial, a black Los Angeles firefighter was awarded $1.1 million Monday by a jury that found he suffered discrimination during his nearly three-decade career.

11/26/2013

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