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LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

How did a North Hills family survive a fire?

Why was 2015 notable?

How did a pair of hikers, lost in the hills of Los Angeles, make it to safety?

How many calls did your LAFD respond to this week?

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LAFD Spokesperson: Peter Sanders

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) recorded a 54% drop in structure fire-related fatalities in 2015 as it continues to implement new Community Risk Reduction initiatives.

In calendar year 2015, 11 civilians died in structure fires in the City of Los...

LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

Well, hello El Niño. Calls increased by about 17% this week as your LAFD handed out half a million sand bags and up to 1,000 tons of sand during #LARain. River rescues and stranded passengers on flooded streets...

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

SOUTH LOS ANGELES - Four South Los Angeles residents escaped with little more than their lives Wednesday night, when flames erupted in a home not equipped with functional smoke alarms.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 9:19 PM on December 23,...

LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

This week, your ‪‎LAFD‬ responded to 9,067 calls. This special moment captured below may not have been one of them, but it did prove to be among the best parts of our week.

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - An impressive black, billowing column of smoke startled residents from Hollywood all the way down to the South Bay.  

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Thursday, November 26, 2015 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

On this Thanksgiving morning, a fire in Vermont Knolls destroyed the home of a family of four but it did not destroy their thankful spirit.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 4:04 AM on November 26, 2015 at...

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

SOUTH LOS ANGELES - It took the combined effort of more than 100 firefighters to extinguish a greater alarm fire at a medical marijuana dispensary early Tuesday morning.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 3:40 AM on September 1...

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