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Jun 16, 2019

Firefighter Walks With Blind Student at His Graduation

Firefighter Walks With Blind Student at His Graduation

When a mother of six asked on social media for someone to walk with her blind son with autism in his graduation ceremony a Fountain Valley firefighter stepped up.

Apr 20, 2018

Firefight like a Girl: First Woman Ever Named LAFD Firefighter of the Year

Firefight like a Girl: First Woman Ever Named LAFD Firefighter of the Year

Rosa Tufts was named the 2017 Firefighter of the Year by her colleagues. She is the only female LAFD arson investigator and the first woman to receive the prestigious award.

Jan 6, 2018

A Look Back at the Heroes of 2017

A Look Back at the Heroes of 2017

Last year was filled of tragedies, natural disasters and heartbreaks but 2017 was also the year many heroes emerged to step up and remedy the devastations.

Dec 8, 2017

Community Comes Together to Battle SoCal Fires

Community Comes Together to Battle SoCal Fires

A great salute to the men and women battling fires and saving lives, all the emergency responders, firefighters, police officers, medical responders and members of the community who have helped each other.

Oct 13, 2017

Pasadena Firefighters Cross US to Help Hurricane Victims

Pasadena Firefighters Cross US to Help Hurricane Victims

An award-winning Pasadena firefighter not only saves lives here at home, he volunteers his free time to help victims of disasters around the country.

Sep 22, 2017

Chino Valley Firefighter Bonds With Boy Fighting Cancer

Chino Valley Firefighter Bonds With Boy Fighting Cancer

Three years after they met, the Chino Valley firefighter and the 9-year-old cancer survivor are still best buds.

Aug 25, 2017

Arcadia Firefighters Buy New Bicycle for Teen Struck by Car

Arcadia Firefighters Buy New Bicycle for Teen Struck by Car

After an Arcadia teen riding his bicycle was hit by a car, a few firefighters decided to step in to replace the boy's beloved bike after it was destroyed in the crash.

Sep 21, 2018

Firefighters Band Together to Raise Cancer Awareness

Firefighters Band Together to Raise Cancer Awareness

Firefighters risk their lives to help others but when they're fighting cancer, they could use some help of their own. One Pasadena Deputy Fire Chief is helping firefighters and their families not only cope with...

Jan 25, 2017

Firefighter Saves Man Threatening to Jump From Overpass

Firefighter Saves Man Threatening to Jump From Overpass

A rookie Los Angeles firefighter was able to stop a man who threatened to jump off a freeway overpass by relating to him and building a rapport with him.

Dec 19, 2016

Officers Rescue Woman From Balcony of Burning Home

Officers Rescue Woman From Balcony of Burning Home

Officers rescued a woman trapped Monday morning in a burning Glendale home.

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