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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - How will the popular Spark of Love Holiday Toy Drive work during COVID-19? There have been some significant changes. To keep you, firefighters and needy children safe, we are sadly NOT able to receive toy donations at neighborhood fire stations this year. To make sure no deserving child…
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…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - The quick work of firefighters both on the ground and in the air prevented a brush fire from moving up the Sepulveda Pass. At 12:10PM on December 16, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to the NB 405 Freeway at The Getty Center for a reported brush fire.   The first arriving…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Firefighters cut through window bars to rescue an elderly man from his burning home but were not able to save the woman inside. At 8:41AM on December 14, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 2451 N Eastern Street in the El Sereno neighborhood of Los…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - Despite prompt notification and the rapid response of firefighters, fast moving flames consumed a downtown Los Angeles commercial building Tuesday evening.     The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 4:11 PM on December 8, 2020 by the first of several 9-1-1 callers, and soon…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - One man perished and another was critically burned in a raging house fire in South Los Angeles. At 4:26AM on December 7, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 1438 E 55th Street. The first arriving firefighters found a 1, 332 square foot, one story,…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - When strong winds are predicted for our area, the Los Angeles Fire Department reminds Southern Californians to use caution at home, in the workplace and on the road. Strong winds compound wildfire danger. We therefore ask residents - especially those in foothill and wildland communities - to use…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
WESTWOOD - Despite the swift response of firefighters, an apartment was damaged by flames early Thursday morning, and sadly took the life of one man. The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified by the 9-1-1 call at 1:57 AM on December 3, 2020, to respond to a structure fire at 1749 South Kelton…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
DOWNTOWN - A commercial structure fire in Downtown LA on Wednesday evening took over 100 firefighters and nearly two hours to extinguish. LAFD responded to the 500 block of E 9th St at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, to find heavy fire in a large two-story commercial building.…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
PACOIMA - A small plane crashed near Whiteman airport, killing the only person on board, and setting landscape vegetation and multiple cars and on fire. LAFD responded on Thursday, November 12, 2020, to the 10600 block of North Sutter Avenue to find a small aircraft that made a high impact crash on a…
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