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News, Media, and Editorial

As our team works to create a more resilient Los Angeles, we’ll post stories, videos, podcasts, and press information here in the MySafe:LA blog. Because we work throughout the Los Angeles region, we gain insight and experience into many different life experiences. Some of them are worth sharing. We hope you enjoy each post.

MySafe:LA and LAFD members with Rec and Parks Kids

Rec & Parks Program in Full Swing

This summer, MySafe:LA is visiting LA area Recreation and Parks facilities. Our crew, often with support from LA firefighters, are teaching kids from 1st thru 6th grades about fire and

Fireworks

Happy 4th of July!

It’s time to celebrate our independence! “May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country!” ~Daniel Webster We’d like

water

Don’t Drown This Summer!

It’s a simple message, but it’s so easily missed. “That doesn’t affect me,” is such a common response, but the people who drown are often those most likely to be

child in pool

Summer is Here!

School’s out for summer (at least for most!). It’s time for romping at the beach, hiking in the hills, swimming in the pool, BBQs, and fun, fun, fun. Our team

School Visits And Safer Families

School Visits And Safer Families

During the last spring, our team is busier than ever visiting LA schools. During the last part of April, and thru all of May, we visited LA area schools nearly

firemen in front of truck

Fire Service Day in Los Angeles

Every year, the Los Angeles Fire Department sets one day aside to celebrate its relationship with the community it serves. There are 106 fire stations in Los Angeles, and if

clothes dryer fire

Will Your Clothes Dryer Catch Fire?

One of the most common fires reported in buildings that house families involves a clothes dryer. It might seem that a device we use all the time would not be

firefighter with kids

Let’s Get to Know One Another

MySafe:LA delivers fire and life safety education to 4th and 5th grade students in Los Angeles. In 2011, we presented our program to more than 57,000 students in the City

kids with firemen

Welcome to the new MySafe:LA Blog!

We’re pleased to add a new dimension to the MySafe:LA web ecosystem. We’re doing so many things, it only makes sense to share our stories and activities via a blog

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