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Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
VAN NUYS - A fire described as suspicious in nature - but thankfully causing no injury, swept through all levels of a vacant 5 story office building Sunday afternoon in the central San Fernando Valley. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 4:07 PM on November 24, 2019 to 7101 North Sepulveda…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
EAST HOLLYWOOD - With fire showing from the 2nd floor and heavy fire on the first, LAFD firefighters shifted to a defensive operation while battling fire at a vacant medical clinic. At 7:36PM on November 22, 2019 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 1200 N Vermont Ave in East…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
HOLLYWOOD HILLS - To enhance community safety, the Los Angeles Fire Department and allied agencies will be performing a public training exercise in the Hollywood Hills on Saturday morning, November 16, 2019. The training event will simulate a coordinated evacuation of three specific neighborhoods - similar to what…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SAN PEDRO - Firefighters quickly arrived at a slip just in time to keep a vessel afloat. A few weeks ago, just days after the Saddle Ridge Fire broke out, firefighters found quite the opposite problem at the other end of the city. A vessel was taking on water and nearly reached its tipping point…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
HOLLYWOOD HILLS - Hundreds of firefighters from several agencies responded by ground and air over several days to battle a wildfire that began Saturday afternoon in the Hollywood Hills.  The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified by the first of several 9-1-1 calls at 1:52 PM on November 9, 2019 to respond to a…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
FINAL UPDATE: As of 5:30 PM PDT November 5, 2019 CONTAINMENT: 100% CAUSE: LAFD Investigators have determined this fire to have been incendiary (arson), and continue to work what remains an open investigation.       ------------------OLD…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - On September 4, 2019 Twitter disabled the 'tweet via SMS' function due to security concerns. This affects those subscribers to our LAFD incident alerts who selected the SMS option (by texting FOLLOW LAFD to 40404). Please note, you will NOT receive alerts via SMS until Twitter restores this…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
NORTH HOLLYWOOD - LAFD firefighters battled a blaze in three adjacent commercial buildings, fending off electrical hazards and building collapse, to extinguish the inferno in just over 3 hours.     Video by Cody Weireter   A pile of oily rags were the culprit of a massive commercial…
West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
FINAL UPDATE: As of 11/5/19 at 5:30 PM PDT CONTAINMENT: 100% FIRE CAUSE: Investigators have determined the preliminary cause of the fire by using burn patterns, witness statements, and physical evidence. The fire was deemed an accidental start,…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SUN VALLEY - A wind-driven house fire in the northeast San Fernando Valley claimed the life of a woman Wednesday afternoon. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 3:16 PM on October 30, 2019 to 11330 Elkwood Street in Sun Valley, where firefighters arrived swiftly to discover heavy smoke billowing…
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