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Annual LAFD Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony
Friday, September 26, 2014
HOLLYWOOD - Please join the Los Angeles Fire Department Historical Society and fellow members of the LAFD, family and friends at our annual Fallen Firefighters Memorial service honoring the 264 members of the Department who paid the ultimate sacrifice in serving the citizens of Los Angeles. Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Los Angeles Fire Museum & Fallen Firefighters Memorial 1355 N.Cahuenga Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028

LAFD Battles Wharf Fire at the Port of LA
Monday, September 22, 2014
WILMINGTON - A stubborn wharf fire caused a brief evacuation of Los Angeles Port employees and closure of several shipping terminals on Monday evening. As the incident ensued, pervasive odor over a widespread area caused a brief impact on local schools, though no injuries were reported.

Fire Safety Day
Friday, September 19, 2014
HOLLYWOOD - Enjoy Fire Safety Day for the entire family! Join us on September 20, 2014 from 11 AM to 3 PM at the LAFD Hollywood Museum. Learn how to make a family escape plan. Learn about a safe meeting place. Learn how to keep your pets safe. Learn "hands only" CPR.

LAFD Crews Respond to 'King' Wildfire in El Dorado County
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
LOS ANGELES - Pursuant to a Mutual Aid directive, the Los Angeles Fire Department has reassigned one Strike Team of firefighters: Strike Team 1001, comprised of... • LAFD Engine 10 - from Downtown • LAFD Engine 27 - from Hollywood • LAFD Engine 60 - from North Hollywood • LAFD Engine 61 - from Fairfax District • LAFD Engine 66 - from Chesterfield Square • LAFD Battalion 5 - from Hollywood

14 Things You Should Do When an Emergency Vehicle Approaches
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
When you're driving in California, and an emergency vehicle approaches with warning lights and siren activated, you should:

LAFD Responds to 'Boles' Wildfire in Siskiyou County
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
LOS ANGELES - Pursuant to a Mutual Aid Request, the Los Angeles Fire Department has assigned one Strike Team of firefighters: Strike Team 1001, comprised of... • LAFD Engine 10 - from Downtown • LAFD Engine 27 - from Hollywood • LAFD Engine 60 - from North Hollywood • LAFD Engine 61 - from Fairfax District • LAFD Engine 66 - from Chesterfield Square • LAFD Battalion 5 - from Hollywood

How Does LAFD Determine Wildfire Danger in Los Angeles?
Sunday, September 14, 2014
LOS ANGELES - How are decisions made by the Los Angeles Fire Department to strategically place resources on days of high wildfire hazard? The answer is science. The LAFD utilizes a Burning Index (BI) to determine the Department’s commitment to pre-deploy apparatus and personnel. A number of procedures occur each day to determine the BI in Los Angeles.

LAFD Battles North Hollywood Attic Fire in Scorching Summer Heat
Sunday, September 14, 2014
NORTH HOLLYWOOD - Scores of Los Angeles Firefighters worked tirelessly in searing late summer heat to quench flames in an apartment building Sunday afternoon. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 1:50 PM on September 14, 2014 to 11560 Friar Street in North Hollywood, where firefighters arrived quickly to find smoke showing from the attic of a 3,122 square-foot two story residential fourplex.

Firefighters Discover Body at Vegetation Fire
Sunday, September 14, 2014
HARVARD HEIGHTS - Firefighters responding to a vegetation fire Sunday evening, discovered a dead body while battling the blaze.

Children, Hot Weather & Cars = Danger!
Saturday, September 13, 2014
LOS ANGELES - With 27 child deaths in the United States already this year attributed to children left alone in hot vehicles, the Los Angeles Fire Department is asking for your help: We need to make sure no child dies as the result of being left alone in a hot vehicle. It's a problem we can solve together!

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