Once on fast track, L.A. fire chief faces tough scrutiny

The City Council, frustrated by the department’s slow response times and inability to turn produce accurate data, has summoned Brian Cummings to appear Tuesday.

Brian Cummings became the man of the moment two years ago when Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa needed more than $ 50 million slashed from the Fire Department.

Once on fast track, L.A. fire chief faces tough scrutiny