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LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein
LOS ANGELES  –  More than 70 members of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) who were deployed as part of a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Urban Search & Rescue Task Force to assist with Hurricane Harvey response efforts have been redeployed to Alabama to prepare...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
WEST HILLS -
Two household pets perished, and a man and woman were gravely injured, when fire swept through their home at dawn Tuesday morning, in the west San Fernando Valley.
 
The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 6...
Thursday, August 31, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Fire on the 9th floor of Sheraton Universal Hotel was stopped from spreading but critically injured one person.

At 12:37PM, on August 30, 2017, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at...

Sunday, July 23, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
WINNETKA -
It took more than 100 firefighters to extinguish a greater alarm fire late Saturday night at a west San Fernando Valley strip mall.

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Saturday, July 8, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

NORTHRIDGE - An intense fire at an electric utility site during a record-setting heatwave, led to power outage across an expanse of the San Fernando Valley. 

The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 6:53 PM on July 8, 2017 of an explosion...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES -
High winds hindered but did not stop firefighters from battling an intense structure fire in Chatsworth that ultimately damaged four condominiums and injured three.
 
At 4:54PM, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at...
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 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. 
 
LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein
Innovation has always been a driving focus of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD). The Board of Fire Commissioners today ensured that tradition will continue when it approved a Unmanned Aerial Systems report aimed at increasing firefighter safety. If approved by the City Council in the...
Saturday, June 3, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

NORTH HOLLYWOOD - Firefighters quickly stopped a fast moving inferno ripping through the attic of an apartment building in North Hollywood.

A Los...

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