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Mourning the Loss of our Brother Steven Robinson
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department mourns the loss of LAFD Pilot/Firefighter Steven L. Robinson who passed away on August 9, 2015.   

Pilot/Firefighter Robinson served the people of Los Angeles for nearly 30 years as a Firefighter, Pilot, and Dispatcher with the Los Angeles Fire Department.

LAFD Paramedics Stress Hot Weather Safety
Monday, August 24, 2015

LOS ANGELES - With the prediction of dangerously 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.
• Get relief from and avoid the effects of heat.

Four Suffer Minor Injury in Downtown Los Angeles Explosion
Thursday, August 20, 2015

LOS ANGELES - Four people sustained minor injury, when an explosion rocked the basement of a high rise building in downtown Los Angeles Thursday night. 

One Man Perishes, Another Injured in Van Nuys Fire
Sunday, August 16, 2015

VAN NUYS - One man died, and his would-be rescuer was injured, when flames engulfed a converted garage in the central San Fernando Valley early Sunday morning.

Children, Hot Weather & Cars = Danger!
Thursday, August 13, 2015

LOS ANGELES - With 31 child deaths in the United States last year attributed to children left alone in hot vehicles, the Los Angeles Fire Department is asking for your help.

LAFD Urges Greater Fire Safety as Drone Usage Increases
Wednesday, August 12, 2015

LOS ANGELES -  

LAFD Urges Greater Fire Safety as Drone Usage Increases

Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph M. Terrazas, with city, state and federal leaders urged greater fire safety today in the face of an increasing number of drones. Chief Terrazas was joined by Rep. Adam Schiff (CA-28), State Assemblymember Mike Gatto, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson and Councilmember Mitch Englander.

Media Advisory: Press Conference On Potential Drone Safety Regulations
Tuesday, August 11, 2015

LOS ANGELES - LAFD joins federal and city leaders to discuss fire safety and potential drone safety regulations.

Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph Terrazas will join Rep. Adam Schiff (CA-28), City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr. and Councilmember Mitchell Englander to discuss how firefighters can continue protecting lives and property in the face of an increasing number of unmanned aircraft systems, a.k.a. drones

LAFD Tackles Hillside Garage Fire, 70 Year Old Man Found Dead
Sunday, August 9, 2015

MT WASHINGTON - Los Angeles Firefighters tackled a hillside, detached garage fire and found a 70 year old man dead inside.

Head On Collision Kills Two
Sunday, August 9, 2015

NORTH HILLS - Head on collision involving two vehicles killed two men in their 20s.

Freeway Landscape Fire Consumes 1.5 Acres in Porter Ranch
Tuesday, August 4, 2015

PORTER RANCH - Firefighters prevented flames from reaching homes in the north San Fernando Valley Tuesday afternoon, when a swath of fire erupted in freeway adjacent landscape.

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