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Commercial Structure Fire – Venice

UPDATE: SCMA member Alex Thompson with venice311.org was kind enough to provide her photos and videos for our members to view.  Los Angeles firefighters relentlessly battled an extremely hot and stubborn Major Emergency blaze at a large Venice storage facility … Continue reading

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Obama and Biden to Both Visit LA This Week

Heads up to everyone who likes to monitor special events. This week we’ll see separate visits from both the President and Vice President giving us opportunities to monitor some tactical frequencies and messing up traffic for those on the West … Continue reading

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LAFD Battles Wharf Fire at the Port of L.A.

From Katherine Main, Spokesperson for LAFD A stubborn wharf fire causes evacuation of Los Angeles Port employees and closure of several shipping terminals. The Los Angeles Fire Department was called at 6:41 PM on September 22, 2014, to 802 S Fries … Continue reading

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UCLA Water Main Break

A 93 year old water main broke near the campus of UCLA sending a torrent of raging water through parking structures and athletic facilities. The 30-inch pipe’s rupture shot water 30-feet into the air sending an estimated 20 million gallons roaring onto roads … Continue reading

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Westwood Emergency Preparedness Fair – Sunday July 27th

The Westwood Neighborhood Council is holding their fourth emergency/disaster preparedness fair on Sunday, July 27th 2014 from noon until 4 PM. This event will be held at the Westwood Presbyterian Church located at 10822 Wilshire Boulevard. Free parking will be … Continue reading

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SCMA Guest Speaker – LAFD Deputy Chief Rueda

The Southern California Monitoring Association was honored to have Deputy Chief Mario Rueda with the LAFD as our guest speaker during June’s monthly meeting.  Deputy Chief Rueda has been serving the city of Los Angeles since 1980. He spoke in detail … Continue reading

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LAFD Battalion 4 Visits the SCMA Meeting

LA Fire Department Battalion 4 visited the SCMA Meeting on July 10, 2013 and showed us his vehicle and demonstrated how the LAFD would respond to a major fire.  Thanks to Battalion Chief Ed Bushman and EIT Firefighter Andy Vidovich … Continue reading

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L.A. City Fire’s Response Time ‘Below National Standard’

The time it takes 911 operators to dispatch L.A. city firefighters to emergencies has been getting substantially slower and has fallen below the national standard, it was reported today. A Los Angeles Times analysis of more than 1 million dispatches … Continue reading

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LAFD Receives Third AW-139

The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) has taken delivery of its third AgustaWestland AW-139 helicopter. After a cross county flight from the AgustaWestland plant in Philadelphia, Pa, the aircraft, “Fire 2,” will give the LAFD additional firefighting and rescue capability. … Continue reading

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SCMA Member Photo Featured in LAX Fire Station Article

SCMA Member Glen Rothstein’s photo has been used in an article in the Canyon News.  The article written by Damian Kelly highlights the fact that the new LAFD Station 80 at LAX was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design … Continue reading

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