Fire Chief » LAFD http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:25:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 LAFD divides city into 4 bureaus to improve response times http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/12/lafd-divides-city-into-4-bureaus-to-improve-response-times/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/12/lafd-divides-city-into-4-bureaus-to-improve-response-times/#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:46:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/12/lafd-divides-city-into-4-bureaus-to-improve-response-times/
It is designed to place one official in charge of a region to incorporate its unique geographical or logistical challenges into improving response times
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Video: Massive fire destroys L.A. apartment complex http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/video-massive-fire-destroys-l-a-apartment-complex/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/video-massive-fire-destroys-l-a-apartment-complex/#comments Mon, 08 Dec 2014 18:47:34 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/08/video-massive-fire-destroys-l-a-apartment-complex/
More than 250 firefighters battled the blaze that damaged three floors before being brought under control
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LAFD fire chief creates bureaus to boost accountability http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/lafd-fire-chief-creates-bureaus-to-boost-accountability/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/lafd-fire-chief-creates-bureaus-to-boost-accountability/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:22:40 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/lafd-fire-chief-creates-bureaus-to-boost-accountability/
Chief Ralph Terrazas said the new system to take effect in January and will be overseen by four deputy chiefs who will become the fire chiefs for those bureaus
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LAFD seeks $4.5M to restore service at fire station http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/25/lafd-seeks-4-5m-to-restore-service-at-fire-station/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/25/lafd-seeks-4-5m-to-restore-service-at-fire-station/#comments Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:15:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/25/lafd-seeks-4-5m-to-restore-service-at-fire-station/
Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas also wants to add staff to increase supervision and begin an outreach program to recruit in high schools
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Officials: No progress on LAFD 911 response times http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/24/officials-no-progress-on-lafd-911-response-times/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/24/officials-no-progress-on-lafd-911-response-times/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:33:52 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/24/officials-no-progress-on-lafd-911-response-times/
New data will help increase accountability, improve decision-making and lead to better allocation of personnel and equipment
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State investigating LAFD hiring after white applicant alleges bias http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/25/state-investigating-lafd-hiring-after-white-applicant-alleges-bias/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/25/state-investigating-lafd-hiring-after-white-applicant-alleges-bias/#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:54:11 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/25/state-investigating-lafd-hiring-after-white-applicant-alleges-bias/
"Sampling an applicant's ethnicity before they even test doesn't sound right to me," Robert Holmes said
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LA’s smart timeout in fire department hiring game http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/24/las-smart-timeout-fire-department-hiring-game/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/24/las-smart-timeout-fire-department-hiring-game/#comments Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:17:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/?p=934
The department needs to analyze and revamp hiring to avoid lawsuits and hire the best firefighters.
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