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LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
PACOIMA - Firefighters rescued one woman from a burning converted garage, but another person was found dead inside, late Wednesday evening. The fire at the 13500 block of West Gager Street was reported to the Los Angeles City Fire Department at 10:27 PM on March 27, 2024. Just two minutes later, an LAFD…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - The LAFD Fire Commission honored d'Lisa Davies on March 19, 2024, during Women's History Month, for her contributions to the Fire Service, and accomplishments including being the first Black female firefighter in the LAFD. d’Lisa, the oldest of 8 children born in Tucson, Arizona, is a recent…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department is proud to honor the achievements of fifty-two LAFD uniformed and civilian members who have successfully completed the demanding process of promoting in rank or status within the Department. Expressing her pride in their accomplishments, City of Los Angeles Fire…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - When strong winds are predicted for our area, the Los Angeles Fire Department reminds Southern Californians to use caution at home, in the workplace and on the road. Strong winds compound wildfire danger. We therefore ask residents - especially those in fire-prone foothill and wildland…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SHERMAN OAKS - An early-morning landslide inflicted severe damage to one home and threatened several others, but thankfully, no one was injured.     Firefighters received a report of a large tree down and wires down in the backyard of a residence at 2:51 AM on March 13, 2023, on the 3700 block of…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
DOWNTOWN - Five firefighters were injured Saturday morning in downtown Los Angeles, when fire tore through an industrial building housing a non-permitted cannabis operation. The Los Angeles Fire Department received a 9-1-1 call at 8:00 AM on March 9, 2024, reporting smoke at 1400 East Newton Street in the…
Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
SUN VALLEY - Firefighters rescued family members and pets from a house fire in Sun Valley, which sent one man to the hospital in critical condition. Crews later helped the young girls replace some of their belongings that were destroyed by the fire.     Alarms went off in the nearby fire stations…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - At a recent "Warehouse Party" in Los Angeles, ten people were senselessly shot - two fatally. Similar impromptu parties, concerts and dances at "underground" sites have led to armed robbery, life-threatening physical injury, sexual assaults - and worse. There's a self-serving reason the unnamed…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Fire Department Firefighter who was seriously injured in the Wilmington explosion on February 15th was released from the Los Angeles General Medical Center this afternoon.     Firefighter Dan Goen has been discharged from the hospital and is now recovering at…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
TUJUNGA - LAFD Firefighters responded to a two-story home on fire, where one man was discovered dead, leading officers to open an investigation.     The Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) responded to the 10200 block of North Silverton Avenue at 11:53 AM on February 26, 2024. Firefighters…
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