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Stubborn Electrical Fire Damages Wilshire Boulevard Apartments
Saturday, December 20, 2014

WESTWOOD - A stubborn electrical fire in the walls of a Westwood apartment building Saturday evening, displaced those living in six units and sent one woman to the hospital.

LAFD and ATF Determine Da Vinci Apartment Complex Fire Cause as Arson
Thursday, December 18, 2014

LOS ANGELES – Members from the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section and The National Response Team (NRT) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today announced that the on-scene origin and cause investigation into the December 8, 2014, Da Vinci Apartment Complex fire is complete, and determined the fire was an act of arson. 

Investigators Release Surveillance Video from L.A. Conflagration
Monday, December 15, 2014

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section and officials from the National Response Team of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), are requesting the public’s help in identifying two potential witnesses seen in video footage

Los Angeles Firefighters Urge Storm Preparedness
Thursday, December 11, 2014

LOS ANGELES - With the arrival of seasonal rain, the Los Angeles Fire Department is encouraging local residents to take the precautions necessary to protect themselves from injury and their property from storm damage.
 

The Nine Steps of Flood Recovery
Thursday, December 11, 2014

LOS ANGELES - Though your home and its contents may have been damaged by a storm related flood or mudslide, many of your belongings can be restored. 

LAFD Battles Major Emergency Fire in Building Under Construction
Monday, December 8, 2014

LOS ANGELES - An early morning inferno destroyed a large apartment building under construction and severely damaged two nearby high-rise buildings. 

LAFD Battles Combustible Metal Fire at Harbor Gateway Recycling Firm
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
HARBOR GATEWAY -
It took the combined effort of 97 Los Angeles Firefighters nearly seven hours Tuesday, to extinguish a stubborn blaze involving combustible metal in a south Los Angeles industrial park. 
 
LAFD is Preparing for a Storm
Monday, December 1, 2014

As you know, winter storms are moving across the Southern California area starting late Monday night, bringing significant rainfall, gusty winds and thunderstorms to Los Angeles through Wednesday. 

LAFD Provides Sandbags for Homeowners
Monday, December 1, 2014

The Los Angeles area is periodically subject to floods that result in property damage. The potential for mudslides and debris flow is greatly increased near recent wildfires.

LAFD Battles Suspicious Downtown Greater Alarm Structure Fire
Saturday, November 29, 2014
DOWNTOWN -
Los Angeles firefighters battled a non-injury commercial building fire in downtown LA's garment district on November 29, 2014.
A firefighter crouched using a rotary saw to force entry into a burning structure.
 

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