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A GREAT READ

A GREAT READ

EMS WORLD dedicated their June magazine issue to the Fire Museum and EMERGENCY! There are three articles you will find very interesting. The Medic Who Taught Johnny and Roy Restoration of the Chevy Ambulance from EMERGENCY! An EMS History and EMERGENCY! Tour Through...

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WANNA RACE?

WANNA RACE?

"HEY, WARD.... WANNA RACE?" One afternoon, I was taking a walk, I heard a voice that said, "Hey Ward... wanna race?" I looked around to see who was calling out to Ward. Lo and behold, there they were.... A pair of classics enjoying retirement and still ready for...

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MACK ENGINE

MACK ENGINE

This Mack Engine is one gorgeous piece of machinery! [dsm_text_divider header="THANK YOU PARTNERS" admin_label="THANK YOU PARTNERS" _builder_version="4.16" _module_preset="default" header_font="|800|||||||" custom_margin="||30px||false|false"...

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KEVIN & RANDY

KEVIN & RANDY

ROY DESOTO AND JOHNNY GAGETHE GUYS Kevin Tighe and Randolph Mantooth having fun in The Shop at the LA County Fire Museum during the filming of Into the Unknown, the Paramedics’ Journey.ROY AND JOHNNY Kevin Tighe and Randolph Mantooth chatting with Museum Director,...

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AT YOUR SERVICE

AT YOUR SERVICE

Meet our Docents: From the left: Bob Jones, David Martinez, Museum Vice President & Docent Ernie Martinez, and Javier Torres... at your service. When you visit the Los Angeles County Fire Museum, you will be met by one of our Docents, all are active or retired...

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CHIEF’S CAR

CHIEF’S CAR

On April 13th, The Los Angeles County Fire Museum received this 1995 Crown Victoria, an Ex Los Angeles County Chief's car, donated by our long time friend Lloyd Ikerd, pictured with the car. We are not sure what we are going to do with it yet… She runs great!!!

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Museum Escapee

Museum Escapee

A unique perspective of Engine 51 as seen from Director Rick Klemundt’s 1955 Ex Montebello Fire Department Crown. His passenger took this cool image as the two engines stretched their legs.

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On the Loose

On the Loose

The newly restored 1969 Suburban Ambulance from the TV show EMERGENCY! was seen out of the Los Angeles County Fire Museum as she was headed to have the front end aligned... (no sirens!)

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SQUAD 51 SIGNING

SQUAD 51 SIGNING

A few years ago we hosted a golf tournament and Randy was kind enough to attend and conduct a short speaking engagement. We took the opportunity to have him re sign the Squad since his signature had been worn off. Thanks again Randy!!!

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Director Danny & His ’58

Director Danny & His ’58

Our Directors have an affinity for vehicles. Here is a pic of our very own Director Danny Dingillo with his 1958 Chevy in front of the Downey Fire station where he once worked. (this wasn't yesterday!) Here is his story: My story starts in 1960, I just graduated from...

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