First Responders

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CHP Officers Discuss Lifting Van To Rescue Trapped Motorist

California Highway Patrol officers shared their story with CBS2 of how they saved a driver who was trapped after a crash.

09/16/2014

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First Responders Take Part In 2-Day Drill To Prepare For Natural Disasters

About 300 first responders from across the state Tuesday were taking part in a two-day “Urban Search and Rescue” drill to prepare for natural disasters.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2014

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Man Who Suffered Cardiac Arrest In LA Marathon Meets Life-Saving First Responders

A Los Angeles marathon runner, who collapsed and went into cardiac arrest during March’s LA marathon, reunited with the first responders who saved his life Monday.

04/21/2014

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Wild Surf, Rocks Force Rescue Of 2 Teens At Newport Beach

Two teens were trapped and had to be rescued by Newport Beach first responders Sunday evening.

06/22/2013

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Medical Teams, First Responders Hone Disaster Skills In Fake Bombing Drill

First responders participated in a mock disaster drill at a South Bay hospital Friday morning involving a fake bombing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2013

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Firefighters Union Chief Disputes Mayor’s Report On Emergency Response Times

Los Angeles city and fire officials cleared up discrepancies regarding emergency response times by city firefighters — but a union official says their comments simply don’t match the data.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2012

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First Responders Participate In Disaster Drill In Vernon

Local first responders are expected to participate in a full-scale emergency preparedness drill in Vernon.

03/11/2012

A suspicious device that washed ashore in Hermosa Beach turned out to be harmless. (credit: Hermosa Beach PD)

Suspicious Device Washes Up On Hermosa Beach Forcing Evacuation

A portion of Hermosa Beach was evacuated Sunday afternoon after a suspicious device floated ashore.

01/08/2012

LA City Fire Deputy Chief Mario Rueda (courtesy LAFD.org)

LA Deputy Fire Chief Recalls Deployment To Ground Zero After 9/11

Nearly one decade after 9/11, first-responders in Los Angeles can still vividly recall the urgency of those hours following the attacks.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/09/2011

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LA Gets $154M For Communications Upgrade

Be it an earthquake, wildfire or terrorist attack, the City of Angels is now better prepared for all types of hellish scenarios thanks to a $154.6 million federal grant.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/27/2010

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