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Tuesday, April 30, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

LOS ANGELES - Brush clearance season starts today, May 1st. If you see any smiling faces in uniforms on your property, do not be alarmed - it is the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Brush Clearance Unit Inspectors that will be...

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
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...

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - January 21, 2019 was a routine Monday for Will Beall. The fit and trim 47 year-old screenwriter, who had served 10 years as an LAPD Officer, was fast at work on the second floor of his Pacific Palisades office building, when he began experiencing severe chest pain - and called 911.
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Monday, March 25, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES -

The Los Angeles Fire Department became the largest municipal fire department in the country to equip every on-duty firefighter with a hand-held, Thermal Imaging Camera (TIC).

Previously, the department carried just one...

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES -
Firefighters are known for their bravery and quick problem solving ability. They are expected to deal with all types of emergencies and disasters at unexpected times. Sometimes, they will encounter emergencies, while traveling to and from their fire stations.
 
On a...
Monday, March 18, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

YUCAIPA - Last year was California's worst year for wildfires. It is now more important than ever for all agencies to work together as one team.

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LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange

Before rain occurs in Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department encourages residents to take the simple steps necessary to protect themselves from injury and their property from storm damage.
Those living near recent brush fires should be aware of...

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

SOUTH LOS ANGELES - The Board of Fire Commissioners and Los Angeles Fire Department recognized Assistant Chief Jaime Moore for his quick actions which saved a choking woman during the...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

PICO-ROBERTSON - Despite the valiant effort of firefighters and paramedics, an elderly man died at a local hospital Tuesday morning, after flames swept through his westside apartment.
 
The Los Angeles Fire Department received the first of several 9-1-1 calls at 9:52 AM on February 26, 2019 reporting...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LOS ANGELES - The Board of Fire Commissioners and the Los Angeles Fire Department executive leadership recognized the ...

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