The fire chiefs from county, city and Glendale fire departments recently met to lay the groundwork for a possible regional network that would automatically deploy fire and rescue based on their location to an emergency, according to this letter from county Fire Chief Daryl Osby.
The report was prepared in response to a motion by Supervisor Mike Antonovich following a Times investigation that found the Los Angeles Fire Department rarely calls on the county fire agency for assistance, resulting in longer waits in medical emergencies along the city’s jagged borders.
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