Grand Opening of LAFD Fire Station 15 at USC
Thursday, October 8, 2015

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department warmly welcomes you to join civic and community leaders, including Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilmember Curren D. Price, Fire Chief Ralph M. Terrazas, University of Southern California President C.L. Max Nikias and others this Saturday, at the formal dedication and public grand opening of New LAFD Fire Station 15, adjoining the USC campus in Los Angeles.

LAFD Annual Fallen Firefighter Memorial Ceremony
Thursday, October 8, 2015

HOLLYWOOD - The men and women of the Los Angeles Fire Department cordially invite you to join civic and community leaders, as well as friends and family of the LAFD, as our community gathers to honor the 264 members of our Department who have made the ultimate sacrifice in their service to the City.

LAFD Paramedics Stress Hot Weather Safety
Thursday, October 8, 2015

LOS ANGELES - With the arrival of a heat wave, 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.

LAFD Provides Sandbags for Homeowners
Friday, October 2, 2015

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 properties in advance of coming rainstorms.

Sit ‘n Sleep and Tempur-Pedic® Donate Over 250 Mattresses to Four Southern California Fire Departments
Thursday, October 1, 2015

LOS ANGELES - On October 1, 2015 – Iconic mattress retailer Sit ‘n Sleep announced today that it teamed with Tempur-Pedic®, the most highly recommended bed in America, to honor Southern California’s firefighters during National Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10.

LAFD Helps You "PrepareAthon"
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

LOS ANGELES - Your Los Angeles Fire Department spent the morning working to share the important message of Preparedness

Pets Killed, Family Injured in Van Nuys Blaze
Sunday, September 27, 2015

VAN NUYS - A dog and pet bird died, and a family of four was hospitalized with burns, when fire erupted in their shared bedroom at a central San Fernando Valley home late Sunday morning.

Media Advisory: News Release on Arson Suspect Announced in Teale Street Fire
Thursday, September 24, 2015

LOS ANGELES - Investigators from the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) released information today about a suspect in connection with a recent fire.

LAFD Prevents Spread of Fire Through Commercial Warehouse
Wednesday, September 23, 2015

DOWNTOWN - Los Angeles Firefighters aggressive attack prevented a commercial fire from spreading throughout the building.

LAFD Quickly Extinguishes Deadly Westwood Apartment Fire
Monday, September 21, 2015

WESTWOOD - Los Angeles Firefighters quickly extinguished an apartment fire where tragically, a woman was found dead inside.