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Change your Clock / Check your Smoke Alarm
Thursday, October 30, 2014
LOS ANGELES -

LAFD Captain Jaime Moore speaking at podium with Councilmember Tom LaBonge. Smoke alarms and a clock are on a table in front of the podium and firefighters stand in the background next to a fire engine.</body></html>

LAFD Offers Safety Tips for Halloween Preparedness
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The men and women of the Los Angeles Fire Department want your Halloween celebration to be memorable for all the right reasons. Help firefighters and paramedics by following and sharing these LAFD safety tips!

BEFORE HALLOWEEN

ATF National Response Team Joins LAFD Fire Investigation at Venice Storage Facility
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
LOS ANGELES -

In the wake of a Major Emergency structure fire in Venice on Saturday, October 25, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section requested the assistance of the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) National Response Team (NRT) to aid in the cause investigation.

LAFD Stomps Brentwood Brush Fire
Saturday, October 25, 2014

Los Angeles Firefighters responded to a Brush Fire at 10:37 p.m. on October, 23, 2014, in the Pacific Palisades/Rustic Canyon area.

LAFD Battles Blaze at Venice Storage Facility; Injuring 8 Firefighters
Saturday, October 25, 2014
VENICE -

Los Angeles firefighters relentlessly battled an extremely hot and stubborn major emergency blaze Saturday night at a Venice public storage facility, that led to the injury of eight LAFD responders.

At 7:37 PM on October 25, 2014, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a structure fire at Extra Space Storage, located at 658 Venice Blvd. They found a two-story 80,874 square foot storage facility with smoke on the second floor.

LAFD Chief Terrazas Announces Launch of FireStatLA and Online Publication of Response Data
Thursday, October 23, 2014

LOS ANGELES –Fire Department Chief Ralph M. Terrazas, Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilmember Mitchell Englander, and Dr. Craig Uchida, president of Justice & Security Strategies Inc., today announced the formal launch of FireStatLA and the online publication of LAFD response data.

Man and Woman Hospitalized, Two Dogs Rescued from Winnetka Fire
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
WINNETKA -

A man and woman were hospitalized and two dogs injured, when fire erupted in a west San Fernando Valley home Wednesday morning.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 9:59 AM on October 22, 2014 to 8219 Quartz Avenue in Winnetka, where firefighters arrived quickly to find a small one-story home well involved with fire.

Fire Damages Boyle Heights Metal Firm
Sunday, October 19, 2014
BOYLE HEIGHTS -

The Los Angeles Fire Department battled a greater alarm fire at a Boyle Heights business early Sunday morning.

Los Angeles Police Officers on patrol first noticed the blaze at 1459 South Lorena Street at 2:40 AM on October 19, 2014. They summoned firefighters, who arrived quickly to find fire through the roof of a one-story metal casting firm.

The Great ShakeOut
Thursday, October 16, 2014

As Californians, we must get better prepared before the next big earthquake, and practice how to protect ourselves when it happens. The purpose of the ShakeOut is to help people and organizations do both. On October 16, 2014, millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:16 a.m. during The Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills, which began in California in 2008.

LAFD Examines Ill Passenger at LAX; Not at Risk for Ebola
Sunday, October 12, 2014

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) responded to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at 1:28 PM for a reported ill patient aboard an inbound flight.

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