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LAFD Pitches In With Creative Way of Cleaning Up The Eagle Rock

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A special task got underway earlier today in Eagle Rock by an elite crew of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Members of the LAFD Urban Search and Rescue Team have been deployed to help remove the hard-to-reach graffiti left near the top of the neighborhood's iconic rock at the urging of residents, City Council representative Jose Huizar, and the city's Department of Recreation and Parks.When recent rains did not wash away traces of the vandalism left scrawled on the 150-high Eagle Rock, the LAFD was approached with the prospective endeavor. By making the removal project part of the USAR team's required training exercises, the graffiti removal on the rock is killing two birds with the proverbial one stone, at no additional cost to the city.