LAFD Fire Chief Brian L. Cummings Announces Retirement

Thursday, October 10, 2013 |

LOS ANGELES - We would like to share with you a statement from Fire Chief Brian L. Cummings:

"Effective November 1, 2013 the Mayor will be appointing an Interim Fire Chief.
Following a period of transition, I will retire from the Los Angeles Fire Department.

LAFD Fire Chief Brian CummingsServing those who, live, work and play in Los Angeles is an extremely rewarding experience. It is a profound honor to work with and lead you incredible men and women of the LAFD. Every day, responding to over 1,100 calls for service, you make a positive difference in the lives of so many Angelenos. LAFD employees and volunteers have risen to the multiple challenges of increased workload, decreased funding, staff reductions, fewer apparatus and aging equipment. All the while, you continue to provide world class public safety, save lives and protect property. I could not be more proud of what you accomplish each day.

I remain committed to the on-going success of this great Department. I will retire confident that Los Angeles’ strong support of Public Safety and the Los Angeles Fire Department will afford the continued provision of service befitting the City of Angels. Be well and be safe." - LAFD Fire Chief Brian L. Cummings

Submitted by Erik Scott, Spokesman
Los Angeles Fire Department


C Burleson said...

Congratulations, Chief Cummings!
Thank you for your service. Enjoy your retirement.

Anonymous said...

I will miss you . Thanks for all your hard/good work. Enjoy retirement . Smile by NINA

Frangelico Jonah said...

Best wishes, Chief Cummings! You have always been the quintessential gentleman. It's been a great honor knowing you. Thank you for your service.

Anonymous said...

Farewell Chief Cummings. May memories of your early years of service overshadow the public pain and political drama of the last couple of years. Best wishes for the future to everyone at LA City Fire.

Anonymous said...

hello brain congratuationon your retirement i wish i could have met you iam very sad that you are leving i am the one that lost my husband he was a cert mender for la fire you are the best chief lafire had goodluck to you i hope you play some golf thecert mender well miss you to lauriebonner

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