Until recently, any time Long Beach firefighters practiced using any of their high-powered hoses, the water they sprayed ended up in the drain.
Captains Ryan Lee Thornton Sr. and Allen Chronister with the Long Beach Fire Department, will be honored in the memorial.
Rescue 9 and Engine 9 are both patrolling the service area during the day to reduce response times.
The photo collection has everything from fireboats to a horse-drawn fire unit.
The Long Beach Fire Department is facing big issues: It’s got homelessness, a younger firefighting force and Downtown high rises popping up like spring flowers to contend with.
The Long Beach Fire Department is mourning the loss of a 20-year veteran firefighter, Chris Parker, who died unexpectedly at home from natural causes on Feb. 8.
Karen Rindone will work as the District 1 Battalion Chief in what is described as a “major milestone” for the department in a news release.
The $360,968 grant will go to the fire department’s Homelessness Education And Response Team (HEART) .
The 24-year veteran of the LBFD, who was picked to lead the department in 2012, will leave his post on Oct. 5
A memorial fund has been set up to benefit the family of Capt. David Rosa, who was shot to death while responding to a suspected arson Monday.