The Los Angeles Fire Department will now operate out of four bureaus in and around the city as part of an effort to increase accountability and improve response times.
Los Angeles Fire Chief Brian Cummings will go before the City Council Tuesday morning to answer questions about his department’s efforts to reduce emergency response times.
Los Angeles Fire Department leaders say they’ve now come up with accurate response time figures after the City Council disputed their original findings.
On the eve of an audit being released on Los Angeles City Fire response times, Councilman Dennis Zine met with firefighters at Station 88 in the San Fernando Valley.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa promised on Monday to come up with answers for why the LAPD dispatch system lost power for nearly 12 hours.
Chief Brian Cummings wants Angelenos to rest assured that the majority of the fire department’s technological glitches have been fixed.
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.
Technology perfected on the battlefields of Iraq will soon see its way into patrol cars of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.