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Fire department to implement new policies for mass shootings

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Firefighters leave the scene at LAX on November 1st, 2013. Mae Ryan/KPCC

Los Angeles fire officials are implementing a dramatic overhaul in how rescuers respond to mass shootings. The change comes after the June shooting at Santa Monica City College, and less than two months after a gunman with a high powered rifle shot and killed a security guard during a rampage at LAX.

Staff writer Robert Lopez wrote about the new policies in today's Los Angeles Times. He joins the show with more. 

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