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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

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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

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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

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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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Fullerton Fire Dept. Swaps Uniforms For Pink T-Shirts In Cancer Campaign

The month-long wardrobe swap is in honour of Caitlin Lyle – a teen diagnosed with leukemia weeks before going to college.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/17/2013

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7-Acre Brush Fire In Unincorporated Corona Contained

The blaze was reported at 5:30 p.m. in the area surrounding 3240 Clearing Circle.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2013

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Firefighter Burned While Battling Blaze In Long Beach

A firefighter suffered second degree burns to his ears, neck and knees Sunday while battling a house fire in Long Beach.

09/29/2013

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LA Firefighter, Mom Charged With Allegedly Beating Woman Feeding Stray Cats

A Los Angeles Fire Department off-duty engineer and his mother were charged Tuesday with allegedly beating a woman who was feeding stray cats in their neighborhood.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2013

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Local Seniors Learn Life-Saving Lessons With LaCoFD’s CERT Training

The Los Angeles County Fire Department’s CERT Training Program is helping one elderly community in Compton to prepare for a disaster.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2013

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OC Firefighter’s Son Pleads Not Guilty To Setting Series Of Arsons

The 19-year-old son of an Orange County firefighter pleaded not guilty Tuesday to multiple felony counts of arson in connection with setting numerous brush and vehicle fires.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2013

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