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Thursday, April 16, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - With continuing winds and low relative humidity, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) will pre-deploy additional resources on Thursday, April 16, 2015. These additional firefighters will be placed at select Neighborhood Fire Stations serving high hazard...

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

WESTWOOD - A fire in a multistory classroom and office building on the UCLA Westwood campus was quickly extinguished without injury early Tuesday morning.

The Los Angeles Fire...

Friday, April 10, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Peter Sanders

SAN PEDRO - <p>Thursday, April 9, 2015: At approximately 6:10 p.m. the LAFD received reports of a civilian vehicle driven off the pier and into the LA Harbor at Berth 73 near Ports O’ Call.</p>
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Friday, April 10, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Peter Sanders

Westlake - Tuesday, April 7, 2015: Los Angeles Firefighters rescued two trapped from a structure fire in a multi-story commercial building at 1543 W. Olympic Bl. at 7:45 p.m

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Sunday, April 5, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

<p>WILMINGTON - We wanted to briefly share a positive story we missed from the recent April 2nd <a href="http://lafd.org/news/lafd-battles-suspicious-wilmington-hotel-fire-where-residents-jump-windows-escape-1-dead-15" target="_blank">Wilmington Hotel fire</a...

Thursday, April 2, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Wilmington - Los Angeles Firefighters battled a blaze that broke out April 2, 2015 a hotel, killing a man and injuring 15 other people, including some who leaped
out of windows in a desperate effort to escape intense flames.
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Monday, March 23, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Captain Jaime Moore has completed his tour-of-duty as Public Information Officer (PIO). He excelled as a PIO and a leader in our agency and he promoted through the ranks to Battalion Chief. He is now a Commander in Battalion 11.

We are pleased to announce that Captain Daniel Curry is now...

Monday, March 23, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Today, we honored our fallen. On March 23, 1998, a LAFD helicopter was transporting a 12-year-old girl to the hospital when Fire 3 crash landed killing her, as well as Firefighter/Paramedic Michael A. Butler, Apparatus Operator Michael D. McComb and Firefighter/Paramedic Eric B. Reiner...

Saturday, March 14, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Los Angeles - The 2015 ASICS LA Marathon will host an estimated 26,000 participants, and we expect it to be a hot one. The marathon starts at Dodger Stadium and ends in Santa Monica. The...

Thursday, March 12, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Katherine Main

KOREATOWN - An uninjured man was rescued from the roof of a house, as fire ripped through the second floor and attic. Aggressive actions by LAFD firefighters limit the damage to the two story, 104 year old home, which housed a first floor business below the residential living space.

At 8:14 PM on...

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