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LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
CANOGA PARK - A fast-moving arson fire heavily damaged a west San Fernando Valley apartment building early Tuesday morning, displacing 16 residents, including seven children. With all their possessions gone, so was their hope for a Merry Christmas...until the Spark of Love program delivered.   The Los…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
- Firefighters successfully defended a building under construction as fire ripped through two North Hollywood businesses. At 9:07PM, the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to reports of an outside fire extending into a structure in the 5400 block of N Tujunga Av in North Hollywood.…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
VAN NUYS - Firefighters in the central San Fernando Valley battled a pair of large-scale commercial structure fires Friday evening, the largest involving a vacant automobile dealership that was heavily damaged by fire.   It was a busy 24 hour shift for the the crew from Los Angeles Fire Department …
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
VAN NUYS - Fast, well coordinated teamwork by firefighters spared eight businesses from harm Friday night in the central San Fernando Valley, when a greater alarm fire erupted in a long, narrow multi-tenant commercial building.   The fire was reported to the Los Angeles Fire Department at 7:22 PM on…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
CHATSWORTH - A major blaze lit the night sky in Chatsworth and firefighters battled for over 90 minutes to quell the flames.     At 9:53PM on December 16, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to 20150 W Sunburst St for a reported structure fire. The first arriving fire companies found a…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LAKE VIEW TERRACE - Despite the swift response of firefighters, one woman perished at a house fire early Sunday morning in the northeast San Fernando Valley. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned by a neighbor's 9-1-1 call at 3:41 AM on September 27, 2020, to a structure fire at 11538 Kismet Avenue in Lake…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Despite outside temperatures exceeding 100 degrees and a fire initially encroaching on several homes, firefighters waged an aggressive battle and defended a hillside neighborhood. At 1:09 PM on July 31, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported brush fire in the 8100 block…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Firefighters battled heavy fire in an apartment building, successfully defending eight of the 16 units from damage.  Unfortunately, almost 50 residents were displaced and three transported with respiratory issues, as the fire consumed half the complex.   At 9:20PM, on July 4, 2020, the Los…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
TUJUNGA - A woman found lifeless in a burning Tujunga home early Tuesday morning proved beyond medical help. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned by the 9-1-1 call of neighbors at 1:39 AM on April 21, 2020 to respond to a burning home at 10788 Las Lunitas Avenue in Tujunga. LAFD crews arrived…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
NORTH HOLLYWOOD - Late into the night, a North Hollywood business erupted in flames, destroying the building.   At 1:01AM on April 16, 2020, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 12000 block of W Victory Blvd in North Hollywood.  The first arriving fire companies found a…
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