Comprised of 175 specially trained Firefighter/Paramedics available for deployment on an as-needed basis, the LAFD Bike Medic Program is one of the largest in North America.
From lengthy parades and crowded festivals to all night raves and emotion charged sporting events, LAFD Bike Medic Teams see a multitude of assignments where their special abilities and training makes a difference.
Whether deployed along the 26.2 miles of the L.A. Marathon, or helping the thousands of global travelers negotiating LAX during a busy holiday weekend, LAFD Bike Medic Teams perform Advanced Life Support where and when it is needed.
The next time you're at large event in Los Angeles, keep an eye out for an LAFD Bike Medic Team; and then enjoy your day - knowing that prompt professional emergency care from people you trust, is just a short pedal away.
Submitted by Brian Humphrey, Spokesman
Los Angeles Fire Department