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What happens when your department has an “Active Shooter” incident? Are you prepared? The Los Angeles County Fire Department is training to make sure that our EMS providers are ready when the unthinkable happens. Watch our latest video to get a glimpse of their specialized training. As always, the Firefighter/EMT’s of the Los Angeles County Fire Department want to make sure they are ready when the citizens of Los Angeles County need them.


The Los Angeles County Fire Department has a new state of the art training simulator. And to the layperson, the Doron “Driving Simulator” may look like a videogame, but it is so much more than that. This dynamic new training tool will allow our firefighters to hone their skills in navigating the maze of Southern California traffic in a realistic and safe environment. Interacting with computer-generated vehicles, our Apparatus/Operators can practice driving to emergency incidents while learning to avoid catastrophic accidents and collisions. Watch this video, as Los Angeles County Fire Department Fire Fighter Specialist Andy Ahten gives us a sneak peek at our most recent train-the-trainer.


What is the most important piece of equipment when you are establishing an equipment pool for a Rapid Intervention Crew? Where do you set it up? And how do you prioritize to set up the tools and equipment to ensure that you are ready to affect a rescue of one of your own? Watch this video to see how Fire Captain Derrick Chapman recommends the essentials to set you and your company for success.


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