Supporters Of Female Firefighting Pilot Desiree Horton Rally In Irvine, Demanding She Be RehiredSupporters of Desiree Horton, who was fired by the OC Fire Authority after being the first woman to pilot a helicopter for the agency, rallied in Irvine Thursday to demand she get her job back.
Veteran Chopper Pilot And First Woman Hired At OCFA Claims Gender Discrimination For DismissalA protest was held outside the Orange County Fire Authority's headquarters Thursday in support of a veteran woman chopper pilot, the agency's first, who was terminated during her probationary period.
Man Rescued From Santa Ana Storm Drain He Was Trapped In 4 DaysThe man was rescued at about 8 a.m. Monday after someone passing by heard a cry for help in the 2800 block of North Main Street and called 911, according to the Orange County Fire Authority.
Firefighters Battle Third-Alarm Fire At Multimillion-Dollar Estate In TustinA third-alarm fire broke out at a vacant, million-dollar home in the hills of unincorporated Tustin early Wednesday.
OC Fire Authority Worker Shoots Dog, Dumps Body At Irvine Fire Station, Prosecutors SayHe remains employed with the agency. The dog was shot in the head. A trash truck driver discovered the dog’s body in a dumpster at an Irvine fire station back in August.
Fossil Fire In Irvine Fully Contained Very Quickly -- For Very Good ReasonIt helped firefighters that the fire broke out about 500 feet from a fire station.
Aliso Fire Evacuation Orders Remain In Effect For Laguna Beach Residents, Lifted In Aliso ViejoOrange County Fire Authority Capt. Tony Bommarito said the Aliso Fire was first reported at 1:07 p.m. in Wood Canyon behind Soka University.
OFCA Vows Changes In Light Of Report On Response To WildfireAround 9,200 acres were burned and more than two dozen structures, 15 of which were homes, were destroyed by Canyon Fire 2 in 2017.
San Diego Fire Chief To Move North To Lead OCFAChief Brian Fennessy confirmed to several San Diego news outlets that he was taking the job with the OCFA, with his last day in San Diego expected to be on April 13.
Interim OCFA Chief Acknowledges Response To Canyon Fire 2 Could Have Been FasterThe fire chief said he thinks "things could have been done differently" that morning, but wanted to leave it up to an independent reviewer to make recommendations
OCFA Board Fails To Appoint New Fire ChiefThe Orange County Fire Authority will continue on without a fire chief Friday after the agency’s board of directors failed to appoint one following the abrupt resignation of former Fire Chief Jeff Bowman.
OCFA Chief Resigns After 3 Years On The JobThe chief of the Orange County Fire Authority resigned from his post Thursday, effective immediately.
Baby Dropped Off At O.C. Fire Station Still Touching Hearts Of FirefightersA baby named Naomi who was dropped off at an Orange County fire station is still touching the hearts of the firefighters who saved her.
Southern California Firefighters Worry That They're Facing Similar Situations As They Are Up NorthThe command staff of the Orange County Fire Authority watches with a pit in their collective stomach.
Divers Find Body of Man, 61, Who Went Missing On Irvine LakeA 61-year-old man who went missing on Irvine Lake in Silverado on Saturday after he reportedly fell off a pontoon boat while fishing with a friend has been found, authorities said.