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LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
PALMS - A massive fire caused the roof of a vacant dental building to collapse. On Thursday, November 12, 2020, at 11:20 AM, 91 LAFD firefighters battled a greater alarm two-story commercial structure fire at 10801 W Venice Blvd in the Palms community. After an initial interior (offensive) attack, crews…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
EAGLE ROCK - Despite the swift response of firefighters, a home in northeast Los Angeles was destroyed by flames Monday evening and sadly took the life of one man. The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified by the 9-1-1 call of a neighbor at 5:44 PM on November 9, 2020, to respond to a structure fire at…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
HARBOR GATEWAY - An early morning fire in a Harbor Gateway home took the life of an 81 year old man.  At 6:34AM, on November 8, 2020, the Los Angeles City Fire Department and one engine from the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire at in the 500 block of W 157th Street in the…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - On May 16, 2020, a massive fireball engulfed 11 Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) firefighters while they were battling a commercial building fire in downtown Los Angeles, sending them all to the hospital with burn injuries.  UPDATE: November 30, 2020 The most seriously…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
Fire blew through the roof and into the night sky as firefighters battled to save clothing businesses in Downtown Los Angeles. At 8:03PM on October 30, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 917 S San Julian Street in Downtown LA. The first arriving…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Fire Department debuted the first robotic firefighting vehicle in the United States, putting it to use on its first day in service. The Thermite RS3 (manufactured by Textron: Howe & Howe Technologies) is a compact, low-center of gravity, wide chassis, industrial robotic…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
An early morning blaze erupted in the Fashion District of Downtown Los Angeles, inflicting heavy damage to commercial structures.   At 4:43AM on October 13, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 801 S Crocker Street in Downtown Los Angeles. The fire…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
JEFFERSON PARK - A woman gravely injured in a South Los Angeles house fire, died Monday evening at a local hospital. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 5:07 PM on September 28, 2020 to 2508 South 9th Avenue in Jefferson Park, where firefighters arrived quickly to find fire showing from a 3,324 square…
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…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - With hot weather predicted, the Los Angeles Fire Department suggests you take action now to: Minimize the risks of sun and hot weather. Prepare your household, pets and workplace. Get relief from and avoid the effects of heat. Adjust your attire and activities to limit sun exposure, heat…
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