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LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - Members of the Los Angeles Fire Department who serve as Cadet Post Advisors were recognized today by the Board of Fire Commissioners. Our Cadet Program serves as a top tier youth program thanks to the countless hours and dedication by these members (with no additional compensation…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SOUTH LOS ANGELES - An aircraft returning to LAX for an emergency landing needed to dump fuel to lighten the load. Unfortunately for the people the fuel rained down on, this prompted LAFD firefighter-paramedics and Hazerdous Materials specialists to respond for air-quality monitoring and medical…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES – There were eight civilian deaths in the City of Los Angeles attributed to accidental residential structure fires in 2019, the lowest number on record, while the Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) responded to nearly half a million calls for service during the year, a record high…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - It is with great sadness that the LAFD announces the death of Arson Detection Canine (ret.), “Major.”  Major passed away on December 27th at home with his handler Arson Accelerant Detection Investigator (ret.) Frankie Oglesby.  Major was assigned to the LAFD’s Arson Counter Terrorism Section from…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SOUTH LOS ANGELES - LAFD responded to an early morning fire in a detached garage, finding a woman dead inside after putting the fire out.   Dispatchers received the 9-1-1 call at 1:54 A.M. on January 5, 2020. Firefighters arrived to find a detached garage with flames blowing out of the windows…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
ECHO PARK - One man was briefly trapped, two neigbors escaped unharmed and third was displaced, after a large tree fell in Echo Park early Monday. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 7:53 AM on December 23, 2019 to the 1300 block of Laveta Terrace, where a large hillside tree had suddenly toppled…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
To help City of Los Angeles residents prepare for rainstorm needs, the Los Angeles Fire Department provides free ready-to-fill sandbags at every Neighborhood Fire Station, with sand* also available for free at sites listed below. * Sand may be desirable, but…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department is proud to partner with Southern California Firefighters, the U.S. Marine Corps and ABC7 in the Annual Spark of Love / Toys for Needy Children program.     The Annual Spark of Love toy program officially kicked off three days before Thanksgiving.    '…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
WOODLAND HILLS - Despite the challenges of a common attic giving fire the room to spread, firefighters saved multiple businesses this morning in Woodland Hills. At 3:07AM on December 20, 2019 the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 23383 W Mulholland Drive in Woodland Hills…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - If your phone is handy, the 5-1-1 telephone system is a free and convenient way to obtain timely information about traffic, transit and transportation - or even to summon roadside assistance. For those near a computer or smartphone, we're pleased to offer some…
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