The team is comprised of about 65 people, mostly from Los Angeles County, with at least one rescue dog handler from Santa Barbara County, said a Los Angeles County Fire dispatcher.
California Highway Patrol officers shared their story with CBS2 of how they saved a driver who was trapped after a crash.
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.
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.
Two teens were trapped and had to be rescued by Newport Beach first responders Sunday evening.
First responders participated in a mock disaster drill at a South Bay hospital Friday morning involving a fake bombing.
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.
Local first responders are expected to participate in a full-scale emergency preparedness drill in Vernon.
A portion of Hermosa Beach was evacuated Sunday afternoon after a suspicious device floated ashore.
Nearly one decade after 9/11, first-responders in Los Angeles can still vividly recall the urgency of those hours following the attacks.
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.