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Lafd Response Times

Will This Fix LAFD Response Times?

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 06.26.2013 | Los Angeles

A plan to add 11 ambulances to the Los Angeles Fire Department service by taking firefighters from light and tactical forces will begin on May 5 in wh...

It's Pretty Important How Quickly LAFD Responds

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 05.23.2013 | Los Angeles

Defending his department over criticism on how long it takes to get to incidents, Fire Chief Brian Cummings said Thursday that changes were coming -- ...

Eric Garcetti: 'I Like You As A Person, But...'

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 02.04.2013 | Los Angeles

More than a year after the Los Angeles Fire Department was faulted for slower emergency response times and faulty response data, Fire Chief Brian Cumm...

This Emergency Needs a Response

Austin Beutner | Posted 05.20.2012 | Los Angeles
Austin Beutner

How many more unfortunate tragedies like the March 2nd fire in South Los Angeles have to occur before something is done? Any way we look at it, it's taking far longer for our firefighters to respond to an emergency than it used to.

FACEOFF: LAFD Union & Villaraigosa Exchange Insults

2011-04-04-tcmhuffpo.jpg | Posted 03.13.2012 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of The City Maven. By Alice M. Walton Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the president of the firefighters union used a mornin...