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South Pasadena News and Updates from City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe

Division Chief Eric Zanteson met with management from local grocery stores including, Vons, Ralphs, Pavilions and Trader Joe’s to ensure all safety precautions are in place to protect their workers and shoppers. The stores have reported that the CDC and local health officials have provided them with guidelines on best health and safety practices. These …

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During the month of May, in preparation for what is expected to be a busy brush fire year, Fire personnel will begin inspecting privately owned improved properties. The goal of these inspections is to ensure the properties are free from potentially hazardous flammable vegetation and that there is adequate defensible space between structures. Crews will …

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As we battle the Coronavirus the Fire Department would like to share tips for creating a home preparedness care kit. These items can be obtained at your local pharmacy and convenience store.  They include:     * Gloves (Household cleaning)     * Masks  (Non-medical grade face coverings)     * Thermometer     * Pulse Oximeter     * Tissue …

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Assisting the South Pasadena Care Center manage the COVID-19 outbreak has been a top priority for staff. One of the biggest challenges has been securing additional supplies of PPE’s for the facility. Last Friday, Fire Department staff were informed that LA County Department of Health delivered 6,000 N-95 masks. In addition to the masks, gowns …

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The COVID-19 Crisis has made daily fire operations challenging to say the least. Part of that challenge is ensuring that our five probationary Firefighter Paramedics are receiving the training necessary to successfully complete probation. On average, 3-5 hours of training a day are required to successfully complete the 12 month probationary period. Most, if not …

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