Monthly Archives: October 2012


Memorial Held For Pioneer Black Firefighter

Paul Orduna was the first black assistant chief in the fire department. He died October 5th at the age of 85. Rob Schmitt reports

By |October 29th, 2012|Black Ribbon, Blog, News|0 Comments

Memorial Services to Be Held For Los Anglese City FIre Departments First African-American Assistant Chief

LOS ANGELES, CA – Memorial services will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 1 p.m. for Los Angeles City Fire Department’s first African-American assistant fire chief Paul Orduna, who passed earlierthis month on Oct. 5at the age of 85. The services will take place at the African-American Firefighter’s Museum located at 1401 Central [...]

By |October 24th, 2012|Black Ribbon, Blog|0 Comments