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LAFD Rescues "Lucky" Dog from Rain-Swollen L.A. River
Friday, January 30, 2015
LOS ANGELES -
A firefighter lowered from a hovering helicopter rescued a dog from the Los Angeles River during a sudden afternoon rain storm on Friday, January 30, 2015.
 
Team LAFD Needs Your Support at 'Battle of the Badges' Blood Drive
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Members of the Los Angeles Fire Department welcome you to join them for the Battle of the Badges. This spirited competition among more than 200 Southern California public safety agencies has us seeking healthy blood donors - like you! 

LAFD Captain Matthew McKnight Challenge Coins
Friday, January 23, 2015

LOS ANGELES - As the Matthew McKnight Memorial Event approaches, LAFD Metro Fire Communications (MFC) would like to extend their most sincere gratitude to each and every person whose generous contribution has made this event possible.

Cardiac Arrest Survivors Reunite with Rescuers
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

LOS ANGELES - Two Angelenos who suffered heart attacks were re-united with the emergency medical teams that responded to their emergencies with life-saving care. 

LAFD, Councilmember Huizar, ATF, Announced Da Vinci Fire Reward
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph Terrazas joined City Councilmember Jose Huizar and representatives from the Los Angeles Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to announce a $170,000 reward for information leading to the arrest

Christmas Tree Sparks Van Nuys Apartment Fire
Sunday, January 18, 2015

VAN NUYS - A woman escaped with only minor injury, and her toddler son was unharmed, when fire - involving a Christmas tree - swept through their San Fernando Valley apartment Sunday afternoon.

Blaze Destroys Baldwin Hills Landscape Design Center
Friday, January 16, 2015
BALDWIN HILLS - Towering flames destroyed a landscape design center in Baldwin Hills Friday evening, but thankfully caused no injury. 
 
Firefighters Say "You Have Only Two Minutes"
Wednesday, January 14, 2015

LOS ANGELES - Imagine being sound asleep in the middle of the night when suddenly your smoke alarms start blaring. Your house is filling with smoke. Do you know what to do? According to our friends at the American Red Cross (ARC), Los Angeles Firefighters agree that people have about two minutes to escape a burning home.

Los Angeles Firefighters Offer Wind Safety Tips
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

LOS ANGELES - When strong winds are predicted for our area, the Los Angeles Fire Department reminds Southern Californian's to use caution at home, in the workplace and on the road. 

Street Closure, Transit Status and Freeway Information for Los Angeles
Monday, January 12, 2015

LOS ANGELES - If your phone is handly, our region's 5-1-1 telephone system is a free and convenient way to obtain timely personalized information about traffic, transit and transportation.  For those near a computer or smartphone, we're pleased to offer some additional resources to keep you moving!

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