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A $30 million plan to provide standardized breathing equipment for every fire department in Los Angeles County has been suspended after a lawsuit alleged the contract process was mishandled and firefighters complained about the quality of the equipment. Arcadia-based Allstar Fire Equipment is suing the city and county of Los Angeles, contending the contract process was improperly handled in a manner that ignored firefighter input and unfairly favored the winning bidder, L.N. Curtis and sons.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper31253
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 12, 2008
Pages
p. A1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 12, 2008
Pages
p. A1
Subjects
Allstar Fire Equipment
Business and Industry
Lawsuits
L.N. Curtis and Sons
Los Angeles County Fire Department
Item ID
31448AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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58-year old Arcadia resident Tim Murphy plans to retire from his position as fire chief at the Monterey Park Fire Department in June.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper29508
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
April 29, 2005
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
April 29, 2005
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Murphy, Tim
Monterey Park Fire Department
Fire chiefs
Retirement
Item ID
29692AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The 76 members of the Arcadia Fire Department raised $14,521 for victims of the Bay Area earthquake by giving up one shift of paid vacation time each. The money will be donated to Santa Cruz County through the Arcadia chapter of the American Red Cross.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper1571
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
November 5, 1989
Pages
p. A-1 photo
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
November 5, 1989
Pages
p. A-1 photo
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
1570AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Aerial view south on Baldwin Avenue. From position just north of Huntington Drive (during racing season) showing great number of cars coming east on Huntington Drive to races through Gate #1. One building in Santa Anita Park Race Track parking lot is Fire Station at 630 S. Baldwin Avenue. Duarte Road is distantly seen in upper portion of photo, about 1 1/4 in. from top of photo. The multi-storied Medical Building seen is at 612 W. Duarte Road.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/photographs636
Date
c.1970

  1 image

After just 16 months, Fire Chief Ken Lavoie said Wednesday that he will retire from the Fire Department May 1.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper12615
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 26, 1998
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 26, 1998
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Fire Department
Lavoie, Kenneth
Item ID
12828AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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After less than two years as Arcadia Fire Chief, Kenneth Lavoie has announced that he will retire in May.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper12614
Newspaper
Los Angeles Times
Date
February 27, 1998
Pages
p. B4
Newspaper
Los Angeles Times
Date
February 27, 1998
Pages
p. B4
Subjects
Fire Department
Lavoie, Kenneth
Item ID
12827AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Analysis of the economics of a proposal to consolidate the Arcadia Fire Department into the Los Angeles County Fire Protection District found that the projected savings weren't there.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper26389
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
July 23, 1998
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
July 23, 1998
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Fire Department
Budget
Item ID
26589AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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An apartment fire in Arcadia Wednesday left six people uninjured but looking for shelter. The blaze was reported at about 2:45 p.m. in unit 235 at 425 E. Live Oak.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper20827
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 24, 2001
Pages
p. A2
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 24, 2001
Pages
p. A2
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
21057AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The Arcadia and Monrovia fire departments have merged dispatch services, earning Arcadia $60,000 the first year and $80,000 a year in subsequent years.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper178
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 11, 1993
Pages
p. A-3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 11, 1993
Pages
p. A-3
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
178AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia Battalion Chief Don Shawver received a request to report for special duty at the Pentagon six hours after the first terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. He went to help as a safety officer.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper30092
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
October 4, 2001
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
October 4, 2001
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Shawver, Don
Arcadia Fire Department
Pentagon - Washington, DC - District of Columbia
September 11 terrorist attacks, 2001
Item ID
30279AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The Arcadia City Council has agreed to create new positions for deputy fire chief and fire division chief in the fire department. The salary range is $93,000-116,000 for the deputy fire chief and $85,000-105,000 for the fire division chief.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper30677
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 14, 2002
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 14, 2002
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Arcadia Fire Department
Jobs
Salaries
Item ID
30865AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia City Council has authorized the Arcadia Fire Department to spend $184,682 to buy an urban search and rescue truck and $64,408 on 100 ballistic vests for the Arcadia Police Department.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper31627
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
July 10, 2003
Pages
p. 1

Arcadia City Council members got to inspect an Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms investigation truck housed in Arcadia.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper30625
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
October 10, 2002
Pages
p. 15
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
October 10, 2002
Pages
p. 15
Subjects
Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF)
Arcadia Fire Department
San Gabriel Valley Arson Task Force
Item ID
30812AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia City Council on Wednesday called for a study on whether it should contract with Los Angeles County for its fire protection services. The decision came after a marathon 5 1/2 hour session on the budget that attracted more than 400 spectators.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper10237
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 21, 1997
Pages
p. A1 w/photo
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 21, 1997
Pages
p. A1 w/photo
Subjects
Fire Department
City Council, 1990 - 1999
Budget
Item ID
10187AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia Fire Captain Thomas Devlin returns home from Grossman Burn Unit and is recovering well. He is a 20 year veteran of Arcadia Fire Department.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34421
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
January 14, 2016
Pages
p. 1, 19
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
January 14, 2016
Pages
p. 1, 19
Subjects
Arcadia Fire Department--Firefighters
Devlin, Dylan
Devlin, Thomas
Item ID
34613AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia Fire Chief Gerald Gardner said that 735 of all calls received by the Fire Department in the past five years have been for paramedics.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper1583
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
May 24, 1989
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
May 24, 1989
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
1582AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia Fire Chief Jerry Gardner is retiring after 31 years with the Department.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper6245
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 2, 1996
Pages
p. A1 photo
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 2, 1996
Pages
p. A1 photo
Subjects
Fire Department
Gardner, Jerry
Item ID
6070AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia Fire Chief Ken Lavoie announced yesterday that he will be retiring.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper12686
Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
February 26, 1998
Pages
p. 9
Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
February 26, 1998
Pages
p. 9
Subjects
Fire Department
Lavoie, Kenneth
Item ID
12891AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia Fire Chief Kurt Norwood announces his retirement. He began his career in Arcadia in March, 1987 as a firefighter. His last day will be July 9. See also Mountain Views News, p. 6, June 18, 2016.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34597
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
June 16, 2016
Pages
p. 1, 16
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
June 16, 2016
Pages
p. 1, 16
Subjects
Arcadia Fire Chiefs
Arcadia Fire Department employees
Norwood, Kurt
Item ID
34789AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia Fire Chief Kurt Norwood is retiring after thirty years in the fire service.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper34601
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
June 30, 2016
Pages
p. 1, 15
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
June 30, 2016
Pages
p. 1, 15
Subjects
Arcadia Fire Chiefs
Arcadia Fire Department employees
Norwood, Kurt
Item ID
34793AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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