Kristine Larson becomes highest-ranking African-American female in dept. history.

Battalion Chief Kristine Larson has been promoted to Assistant Chief, LAFD. She is the highest-ranking African-American female in the history of the department...

LAFD promotes 28 into leadership ranks.

On Dec. 1, 28 LAFD Firefighters were promoted into positions of leadership...

Hogan: Firefighter of the Year

LAFD Chief Deputy Armando Hogan was named Firefighter of the Year (2021) by the LA City Firefighters Association (LAFFA). Friends, family and co-workers attended the event, held...

LAFD hosts annual Girls Camp to introduce fire careers to girls.

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the LAFD resumed its annual Girls Camp to introduce fire skills to high-school-aged young women and encourage their interest in becoming Firefighters. It was the department’s ninth Girls Camp...

LAFD promotes 25 sworn and civilian staff members.

On Aug. 24, the LAFD honored 25 sworn and civilian personnel who completed the process of promoting in rank or status within the department...

LA has North America’s first all-electric fire engine.

You’ve read that LA has North America’s first all-electric fire engine. (Awesome!) Now read about how it happened.

Battalion Chief calls it a career.

On Sept. 3, LAFD Chief Kristin Crowley attended an impromptu goodbye gathering for Battalion Chief Karen Richter...

Drake to Emergency Operations

Starting Aug. 28, LAFD Assistant Chief John Drake is the new Chief Deputy of Emergency Operations, LAFD, it was announced by Chief Kristin Crowley...

In Memoriam: Capt. Lee H. Kebler

Retired Capt. Lee Kebler, LAFD; Director, LARFPA; volunteer at the LAFD Historical Society; and former Alive! columnist, died June 26 at 100 years old...

Historical Society memorializes Frank Borden, Tom LaBonge.

On June 11, the LAFD Historical Society Museum and Memorial in Hollywood installed two plaques remembering two giants who helped build and enhance the museum...