City of Los Angeles Approves Fee Increase for Uniformed Fire Safety Officers

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The City of Los Angeles recently informed FilmLA that it plans to implement a fee increase for the hiring of Uniformed Safety Officers (USFOs). The newly revised fees for USFOs are as follows: Uniformed Fire Safety Officer RATE INCREASE EFFECTIVE 01/06/20 Hourly Rate (4 hour min.): $109.00 an hour (Prior Rate: $108.00 an hour) For more information about fees collected by … 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