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News Release

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Media Relations

LAPD Dispatchers Provide Dinner for Firefighters NA09110rf

Event Stresses Appreciation for their Efforts During Chatsworth Train Accident

What:      An appreciation lunch/dinner for the firefighters of the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Fire Station 96, presented by Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) employees of the LAPD Valley Dispatch Center
       
When:       May 5, 2009
Ongoing from 11 a.m.  

Where:      Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD)
Fire Station 96
21800 Marilla Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311

Who:         LAFD Valley Division Commander Mark Stormes
LAFD Fire Station 96 Captain Al Barrios
LAFD Fire Station Firefighters
        
Why:         To enable a group of LAPD emergency dispatchers who were working when the Chatsworth Metrolink train accident occurred in September 2008 to show their appreciation for the rescue efforts of firefighters during this tragic event. On their own time and at their own expense, the dispatchers will prepare the food and deliver it to the fire station. 

Contact:    For further information, please contact Captain Fred Lopez at LAFD Fire
Station 96, 818-756-8696 or LAPD Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.