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The search for a new Los Angeles Fire Department chief




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Late last week, Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti confirmed with KPCC that his office is conducting a nationwide search for the next chief of the Los Angeles Fire Department. This will be the first time since the 1950s that a new LAFD head will not be hired from within the ranks.

KPCC politics reporter Frank Stoltze joins the show with more.