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LAFD’s Behavioral Health Program hosted a free screening of the documentary First Responders Sound the Alarm this past week at the Regal LA Live.  LAFD members were invited to view a documentary that provided insight into the lives and experiences of the first responder community…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Lyndsey Lantz
DOWNTOWN - Over 170 LAFD firefighters worked for more than five hours to extinguish what appeared to have begun as an outside fire in the wee hours of July 19, 2024. Ultimately, several commercial buildings along Kohler Street were impacted.   Firefighters used a combination of offensive and…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - With hot weather predicted, the Los Angeles Fire Department suggests you take action now to:Minimize the risks of sun and hot weather.Prepare your household, pets and workplace.Get relief from and avoid the effects of heat.Adjust your attire and activities to limit sun exposure, heat and…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
ELYSIAN PARK - The Los Angeles Fire Department's Recruit Training Academy Class 23-4 celebrated their graduation on June 27, 2024, as they became proud probationary members of the LAFD. Friends and family of the 61 graduates were joined by City of Los Angeles Fire Chief Kristin Crowley and civic and…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Lyndsey Lantz
SEPULVEDA BASIN - A fire that involved both brush and manmade materials in the Sepulveda Basin was responsible for injuring a Los Angeles City Firefighter on Monday afternoon.   LAFD companies responded to fire near 15700 West Burbank Boulevard at 1:32pm on Monday, June 24, 2024. Initially assessed as…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - Think About Your Neighbors and Celebrate SAFELY This Year!  All fireworks, even the so-called 'safe and sane' variety remain illegal for personal possession or use in the City of Los Angeles. Attending a professional fireworks show or drone display is the safest and…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - With their sensitive hearing, many household pets become terrified by fireworks.In Los Angeles, it's not uncommon this time of year for firefighters to deal with persons bitten or injured by skittish animals or traffic collisions caused by wayward dogs, cats and horses.While we encourage…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department is proud to honor the achievements of seventy-three LAFD uniformed and civilian members who have successfully completed the demanding process of promoting in rank or status within the Department. Event Photo AlbumExpressing her pride in their accomplishments,…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
CHESTERFIELD SQUARE - The Los Angeles Fire Department battled a greater alarm fire that destroyed a South Los Angeles church early Thursday morning, having spread from an adjacent building used by the congregation, the scene of a separate fire late Tuesday night.   The latest fire was reported at 3:…
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