Frank Borden, legendary Firefighter and international leader in emergency operations passes away.

Frank W. Borden, Retired Assistant Chief of the Los Angeles Fire Dept. and Club Member, died April 9. He was 82...

St. Baldrick’s Goes Online

St. Baldrick’s head-shaving parties – a significant national charitable event for the LAFD and LAPD – have gone virtual for 2021...

Four civilian employees of the LAFD retire.

Four civilian employees of the LAFD retired in a ceremony held March 3 at City Hall East...

2 Succumb to COVID

Two first responders from the LAPD increase total to ten during the pandemic. May they rest in peace...

Remembering Ray Guerrero

Last month, Alive! reported on the COVID-related death of PSR Raymond Guerrero, a 911 Operator with 24 years of City service. He died Jan. 7. He is survived by his wife, Debra, also a PSR, and two daughters. Some of his former colleagues in the LAPD/Communications Division shared their memories of Ray...

St. Baldrick’s Goes Online: March 14-28

St. Baldrick’s head-shaving parties – a significant national charitable event for the LAFD and LAPD – have gone virtual for 2021. In normal times, St. Baldrick’s invites people to have their heads shaved...

Chief Terrazas joins FS 26 on Christmas Day.

LAFD Chief Ralph Terrazas turned in his white Chief’s helmet as he worked a shift on Christmas as a Task Force Commander...

4 Succumb to COVID

Four first responders from LAPD, LAFD increase total to eight during the pandemic. May they rest in peace...

Harbor’s logistics team sends equipment to wildfires.

Harbor’s Logistics Victory LA (LoVLA) recently supplied the LAFD with containers and other emergency supplies to help fight wildfires...

3 Pass Away From Coronavirus

In the span of approximately two weeks, the City announced that three of its public safety employees...