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Sunday, February 19, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - Though your home and its contents may have been damaged by a storm related flood or mudslide, many...

Saturday, February 18, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Tarzana - Over 125 Los Angeles Firefighters battled an early morning, non-injury, Major Emergency Structure Fire in a commercial building Saturday.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES -
Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph Terrazas on Thursday held a promotional ceremony for 82 members of the Department, one of the largest single-day promotions in the history of the LAFD. 
 
During the ceremony at the LAFD’s Frank Hotchkin Memorial...
Monday, February 6, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) is deeply saddened to announce the death of ...

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
SOUTH LOS ANGELES -
Despite the efforts of neighbors and firefighters, one man died at a hospital Wednesday morning, after he was pulled from flames that swept through an abandoned home in ...
Saturday, January 21, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Social media has become an important part of how we all communicate. The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) has been a leader in the field of social media as one of the first Departments in the Country to adopt emerging technologies.  Before most, the LAFD...

LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

With rain expected in Southern California, the Los Angeles Fire Department is encouraging residents to take the simple steps necessary to...

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles area is periodically subject to floods that result in property damage. The potential for mudslides and debris flow is greatly increased near recent wildfires.

Los Angeles residents - especially those in foothill and low-lying communities, are encouraged to prepare their...

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Aggressive firefighting stopped a well entrenched fire from consuming a large commercial structure in Boyle Heights.

At 5:04PM on January 17, 2017 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at...

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

VERMONT KNOLLS - Four children were dramatically rescued by firefighters, when flames erupted in a one story South Los Angeles home late Monday night.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was...

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