Los Angeles Fire, Police Departments Grappling With COVID OutbreaksFirst responders in the City of Los Angeles have been hit hard by this latest surge of COVID-19 infections.
LA County Fire Will Now Allow Trucks To Transport PatientsBecause of the ambulance shortages, LACOFD Chief Daryl Osby has approved an emergency transport policy allowing fire trucks to transport patients, however, very strict criteria must be met before a patient can be transported in County fire vehicles.
LA County Changes Ambulance Dispatches Amid Worker ShortageAs COVID-19 cases skyrocket to unprecedented levels across the region the Los Angeles County Fire Department has adjusted its policy on ambulance dispatches to maintain service to the community.
Police Kill Man At Eagle Rock Gas StationLAPD officers killed a man at an Eagle Rock gas station on Sunday. He was reportedly armed with a knife and was advancing on officers when the shooting occurred.
Car Crashes Into Fire Hydrant In Encino Causing Massive GeyserA vehicle crashed into a fire hydrant in Encino, causing a geyser of water reaching dozens of feet into the air.
Firefighters Extinguish Blaze At Woody's BBQ On West Florence Saturday, Cause Under InvestigationThe restaurant was closed at the time of the fire.
Person Dies In LAX Parking Structure Saturday NightFirefighters responded to the medical call at approximately 5:21 p.m. Saturday.
Person Found Dead Wedged In Overpass 'Void Space'On Wednesday, a person was found dead inside an overpass crevice in the Mid-City area.
Judge Denies LA Firefighter's Union Request For Injunction Against City Vaccine Mandate Enforcement"City firefighters work in unique circumstances, living together for 24 hour periods, and are required to interact with - and even treat - the most vulnerable segments of the city," LA Superior Court Judge Mary H. Strobel wrote in her ruling Friday.
Witnesses Describe Still At-Large Suspect In Fatal Cypress Park Shooting As Male, 70's, Walking With CaneOfficials with LAPD's Northeast Division said the approximately 40-year-old victim was transported to County USC Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Fire Crews Contain 2-Acre Brusher In SylmarThe blaze, according to authorities, was burning at a moderate rate of speed with winds out of the north at 10-15 miles per hour.