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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…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
Let's all Celebrate SAFELY at Home this year. All fireworks, even the so-called 'safe and sane' variety are illegal in the City of Los Angeles. With the challenges we currently face, it may be tempting to acquire personal fireworks for your 4th of July…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - This week's heat wave has brought with it brush fires, a reminder that LA's brush season is year-round. Even during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, brush fires remain a threat to both lives and property in the City of LA. There are more than 147,000 parcels in the City's Very High Fire…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
Light winds and aggressive firefighting prevented a late night brush fire from rampaging through the Sepulveda Pass.   At midnight on June 10, 2020 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported brush fire at 1300 N Sepulveda Blvd. Seeing acres of fire and knowing the potential, the…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Heavy fire ripped through a produce business in Downtown Los Angeles, leaving the building in ruins.   At 3:21 PM on June 8, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 800 block of S Kohler Street in Downtown Los Angeles.  The first arriving fire…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Specialized skills and seamless teamwork led to a disaster averted when a fully loaded concrete mixer truck was precariously balanced on the edge of an embankment, putting homes below at risk. At 2:42PM on May 22, 2020 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to the 1400 block of N Av 57 in…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Fire Department crews, summoned at 3:51 AM on May 19, 2020 to investigate an automatic fire alarm activation at a fabric warehouse at 1914 South Mateo Street, arrived quickly to find fire sprinkler activation and heavy smoke showing from a 200' x 200' one story commercial block building…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
HISTORIC SOUTH CENTRAL – A well-established basement fire spread throughout an apartment building in South Los Angeles and burned for many hours, causing collapse and displacing residents. The Los Angeles City Fire Department responded with over 100 firefighters to a structure fire that was…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
COVID-19 Resources: Your LAFD continues to be guided by CDC, the Department of Public Health, and Mayor Garcetti regarding the best practices for protecting our communities and preventing spread of the virus. We strongly encourage your use of the following resources...…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - A late night blaze set the sky alight at a pallet yard in the Central-Alameda neighborhood of Los Angeles. At 10:55PM on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the 5700 block of S Bandera Street for a reported structure fire. The first arriving companies found a large (…
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