City of Los Angeles Uniformed Fire Safety Officer Rate Increase

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The City of Los Angeles Fire Department has notified FilmLA of an increase in hourly rates for Uniformed Fire Safety Officers (UFSOs), effective April 26, 2021. FilmLA has confirmed that the new rates will apply for all UFSO shifts worked on or after this date.   The revised fee schedule is as follows: Uniformed Fire Safety Officer Hourly Rate (4-hour … Read More

LAFD Updates Hospital and Institution Forms and Processes

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The Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) has updated its Hospital and Institution Form.  Updates include 3 new forms highlighting new protocols with regard to Schools & Churches, Special Action (Tent Permits) and Special Effects. In addition, the LAFD Film Unit has updated the forms and the manner in which communications for requests are to be received which is now … Read More

FilmL.A.’s Operations Staff Celebrate the Career of Inspector Bill Parker

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Last month, the Los Angeles City Fire Department celebrated the career of one of its long standing film site inspectors at a retirement party in his honor. Bill Parker was appointed to the Los Angeles City Fire Department on December 14, 1980.  In the early years Parker worked various assignments throughout the City of Los Angeles. Eight years after becoming … Read More