Tuesday, April 17, 2012

LOS ANGELES COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT HONORS FALLEN HEROES


County of Los Angeles

Fire Department


 MEDIA ADVISORY
CAPTAIN MARK SAVAGE

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE (323) 881-2413

Date:  April 17, 2012
FIRE CHIEF DARYL L. OSBY
1320 N. Eastern Avenue
Los AngelesCA   90063


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                Contact:  LACoFD Public Affairs
                                                                                                    (323) 881-2413

LOS ANGELES COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT
HONORS FALLEN HEROES
                                                    

WHO:              Zev Yaroslavsky, Chair, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors; Don Knabe, Los Angeles County Supervisor 4th  District;  Fire Chief Daryl L. Osby, Los Angeles County Fire Department and the Los Angeles County Firefighters Memorial Committee.

WHAT:            A remembrance service honoring all fallen members of the Department, including the addition of Fire Captain Carrie Henger-Neff, a groundbreaking female firefighter, to the Memorial Wall.

WHEN:            Wednesday, April 18, 2012 – 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:         LOS ANGELES COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS
FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL WALL
1320 North Eastern Ave Los Angles, CA  90063

Zev Yaroslavsky, Chair, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, and Don Knabe, Los Angeles County Supervisor 4th District will join Fire Chief Daryl L. Osby in paying tribute to Los Angeles County firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty. 

 This year’s ceremony will mark the addition of Fire Captain Carrie Henger-Neff, a pioneering female firefighter who was instrumental in creating the Department’s search and rescue canine program, to the Memorial Wall. 

Ceremony highlights will include a remembrance of Henger-Neff, reading of Memorial Wall names, laying of memorial wreaths, and a helicopter flyover.

Ample parking for reporters will be available at the Cecil R. Gehr Training Center, located adjacent to the Memorial. 
Our Vision The Los Angeles County Fire Department will be an exemplary organization acclaimed for our national reputation, our regional strength, and our hometown attentiveness as we provide fire protection and life safety services.

Core Values
INTEGRITY     ¨   TEAMWORK   ¨  CARING   ¨   COURAGE   ¨   COMMITMENT  ¨  COMMUNITY

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