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LAFD Stops Brush Fire in Debs Park
Sunday, July 5, 2015

HIGHLAND PARK - Los Angeles Firefighters hit the hills and quickly gained control of a two acre brush fire in the steep terrain of Debs Park.

LAFD Battles Echo Park House Fire; 1 Man Dead, 5 Others Injured, Including Firefighter
Saturday, July 4, 2015
ECHO PARK -

Los Angeles Firefighters battled a blaze where tragically one man died, two were hospitalized in critical condition and three other people were injured, including a firefighter.
Exterior front of burnt home.

Prepare and Protect Your Pets From Fireworks
Saturday, July 4, 2015
LOS ANGELES -

With their sensitive hearing, many household pets become terrified by fireworks.

In Los Angeles, it's not uncommon this time of year for firefighters to deal with persons bitten or injured by skittish animals or traffic collisions caused by wayward dogs, cats and horses.

Public Safety Agencies Unite to Urge Independence Day Safety
Thursday, July 2, 2015

LOS ANGELES - With Independence Day quickly approaching, multiple agencies joined forces and held a news conference today to talk about the importance of fireworks safety. 

Arson Fire at Church in Echo Park
Monday, June 29, 2015

ECHO PARK - 33 Los Angeles Firefighters quickly gained control of an arson fire at the "Fore Runners for Christ" church, limiting damage.

LAFD Battles Major Emergency Commercial Fire
Sunday, June 28, 2015

EL SERENO - 164 Los Angeles Firefighters staged a fierce battle against a major emergency commercial fire, successfully defending exposed buildings from significant damage.

Firefighters Save Apartment Building in Toluca Lake
Friday, June 26, 2015

TOLUCA LAKE - 134 Los Angeles Firefighters worked tirelessly for over an hour to extinguish two large structure fires involving adjacent apartment buildings.

Fireworks Nearly Caught North Hills Home on Fire
Thursday, June 25, 2015

NORTH HILLS - Los Angeles Firefighters today extinguished a tree fire that nearly spelled doom for nearby homes. The cause was illegal use of fireworks.

Celebrate Safely at a Public Fireworks Show in Los Angeles
Thursday, June 25, 2015

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department reminds you that all fireworks, even the so-called 'safe and sane' variety remain illegal in the City of Los Angeles.

LAFD Paramedics Stress Hot Weather Safety
Saturday, June 20, 2015

LOS ANGELES - With high temperatures in Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department suggests you take action now to:

• Minimize the risks of hot weather.
• Prepare your household, pets and workplace.
• Plan to get relief from and avoid the effects of heat.

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