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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

GRANADA HILLS - It took just 11 minutes for 26 firefighters to stop a vegetation fire at a homeless encampment from engulfing an adjacent gas station market and nearby fuel pumps.The Los Angeles Fire Department was...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LOS ANGELES - Six Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighters were recognized by the Board of Fire Commissioners and Los...

Monday, June 19, 2017 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Station 35 partnered with community organizations to help build children’s play houses at the Ronald McDonald House....

Friday, June 16, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph M. Terrazas was joined by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, members of the City Council and other elected...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

EAST HOLLYWOOD - The LAFD Arson and Counterterrorism Unit Section...

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - With very 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.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
VAN NUYS -
It took 130 Los Angeles Firefighters less than 40 minutes to fully extinguish flames that consumed a facial prosthetic firm Tuesday afternoon, causing one responder to be hospitalized. 
 
Monday, June 12, 2017 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

EAST HOLLYWOOD - The LAFD quickly stopped an early morning major emergency fire despite heavy flames.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 6:04 a.m. on June 12, 2017, of a structure fire at 421 N. Heliotrope Drive. Crews arrived to find two three-...

Sunday, June 11, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES -
The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) is saddened to announce the on duty passing of Firefighter Kelly Wong. 
 
Firefighter Wong, 29, fell from an LAFD aerial ladder while participating in a...
Thursday, June 8, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - In today's 11th annual LAFD Merit Scholar Awards Ceremony, the academic excellence and demonstrated leadership of 11 college-bound students was honored.

The Merit Scholar Awards are cash grants, made possible through the Jean Perkins Foundation, of up to $20,000 ($5,000 per year while...

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