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Fire Warden
Archived Newsletters
The Fire Warden is the official newsletter of the Los Angeles County Fire Museum

Archived Newsletters
DATE Please be aware that information regarding the Fire Museum may be out of date in the archived Fire Wardens: such as open house dates, URLs, phone numbers, etc. Please double check this website for updated information.
2016 Summer

Our Summer 2016 Issue was sponsored by
LA Rescue

  • Volunteer Fire Companies of Los Angeles County
  • History Maker: T.F. Schneider
  • Friend of the Museum: R. Dale Magee
  • Pumper A Comes Home
  • Bellflower Facility Sprucing Up
  • From the Shop
2016 Winter

Our Winter 2016 Issue was sponsored by Valvoline.

  • Noah Cohen and Make a Wish
  • Arson: Cold Case Murder
  • Two Fire Engines: 2011 and 1976
  • Fire Dogs: Big Al the Kiddie's Pal
  • Oat Mountain Look Out Tower
  • History & LACo Fire Museum
  • Highlight on our Ford Model TT
  • 21 Years at our South Gate Facility
2014 Issue

Our 2014 Issue was sponsored by Valvoline, LA Rescue, and Selman Chevrolet. THANK YOU for sponsoring our largest issue ever: 40 pages!

  • Engine 51 Restoration Photos
  • 10 Year anniversary of the death of James O. Page
    • Celebrating James O. Page
    • Biography
    • Role with the Museum
    • EMERGENCY! TV show consultant
    • Visionary
  • New musuem building OK'd by Bellflower City Council
  • Restoration:
  • 1903 Steam
  • 1930 Moreland - Pumper J
  • Random Shot
  • More on Boot the Firedog
  • LACoFD Badge History Part 1
  • The Golf Tournament
  • Celebration of Life for Firefighter Specialist Jerry Littlefield
  • The Waterous donated by Knotts Berry Farm
  • FF Stories: Walter Walker
2013 Summer/Winter

This issue of the Fire Warden was produced thanks to Valvoline and LA Rescue.

  • Ken Jury Our Treasurer For Life
  • Random Shot: Engine 208
  • Restoration: 1930 Mooreland Painted
  • Squad 51 In Las Vegas
  • FF Story: Bernard Dickey
  • Mecum Auto Auction
  • Our Heroes: Granite Mountain Hotshots
    • KW 19
  • Pioneers of Paramedicine
  • Michigan fire swap meet
  • First Peek at our new building in partnership with Bellflower, CA
  • From the Archives Graham Fire Station
  • Chief Flintham
  • Museum Historian Dave Boucher Honored by the LACo Fire Department
2013 Spring Spring 2013 Fire Warden

This issue of the Fire Warden was produced thanks to our sponsor Valvoline!

  • Boot the Firedog
  • Restoration Report: Squad 51 gets the correct radio and siren control
  • Random Shot: local kids on our original Truck 8
  • Squad 51 is going to Las Vegas to EMS World
  • Randy Mantooth joins us for lunch in Hollywood
  • March 1933 Earthquake
  • King Family donates 1922 REO
  • Firehoust Terminology #3: Baby Banger
  • Guest Firefighter's stories: E-504 by Lon Myers, Boot & Engine 54 by Captain Rodney Olney

Downloads as of 9/18/2013 = 18,699

2012 Winter Winter Fire Warden
  • Our new acquisition a 1956 CJ5 Fire Jeep
  • EMERGENCY! "The little show that just won't die."
  • Firehouse Terminology: Bugles
  • Random Shot: 1940s Vintage Woody
  • From the Shop: 1930 Moreland update, and our 1903 American Steamer getting its gold leafing by a master artist
  • Guest Firefighter story on Engine 7 in service
  • New board of directors
  • Art Millette Donation: Deputy Fire Warden Badge
  • Donate your Firehouse memorabilia to the museum

Downloads as of 9/18/2013= 24,325

2012 Fall 2012 Fall Fire Warden
  • Kevin Tighe and Randolph Mantooth Bestowed as Honorary Los Angeles County Fire Department Fire Chiefs
  • Vote
  • Random Shot
  • The Return of Engine 7
  • Firehouse Terminology #1 - RUN
  • EMERGENCY! Collections Donated
  • Museum Hosts Car Show
  • Denver Trip

Downloads as of 9/18/2013= 38,785

2012 Summer 2012 Summer Fire Warden
  • Our New Partners
  • A Month of Service
  • Make a Wish Fullfillment
  • Classic Car Show Coming Up
  • Random Shot
    • Station 30 prior to 1937
  • Our Friend - Fred Earl
  • Firefighters & Military History
  • May Madness
  • US Army Job Fair
  • Heroes Night - L.A. Galaxy

Downloads as of 9/18/2013 = 110,502

2012 Spring Spring Fire Warden
  • Help Fulfill Our Vision
  • Election Results
  • Restoration Progress Report - 1930 Moreland & 1903 American Steam Engine
  • T-shirt sales
  • Our Silsby Rides Again
  • Ward Kimball & His Fire Engines
  • Ward Kimball

Downloads as of 9/18/2013 = 53,898

2011 Winter Winter 2011 Fire Warden
  • Christmas Wishes 2011
  • Honor Them Always - FDNY
  • Museum Collection - 1928 Seagrave, Old Engine 12
  • Random Shot
    • Photo from 1958
  • A Very Special Luncheon - Honoring the widows of brother LA County Firefighters

Downloads as of 9/18/2013 = 13,679

2011 Fall 2011 Fall Fire Warden
  • Engine 51 Restored
  • 51 In Quarters
  • 10 Years - 9/11
  • From the Shop: E51
  • LACoFD History - Letter from Kurt Wilhelm
  • Men and Their Machines, by James. O. Page
  • Project 51 Event Photos
  • New Building Update

Downloads as of 9/18/2013 = 26,564

 

Spring 2010

Spring 2010 Cover

  • Big Smiles and Good Times
Winter 2010 2010 Winter
  • Restoration of our 1941 Ford Fire Truck
  • Open House
  • Advertisement for 51 In Quarters
Fall 2010 2010 Fall
  • Restoration of 1903 American Metropolitan Steam Engine
  • Pioneers of Paramedicine
Winter 2009 2009 Winter Fire Warden
  • Special Tribute to Captain Ted Hall and Fire Fighter Specialist Arnie Quinones, lost in the Station Fire