News - West Bureau

LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

This week, your LAFD responded to 8,904 calls and took 4,277 people to the hospital. We have a few of those stories in this week's Week in Review.  

Plus, we preview this weekend's LAFD 1st...

LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - From a truly 'jolting' reminder - to a beautiful finish, with some amazing moments in-between, that included your LAFD Paramedics on bicycles, and a potentially dangerous emergency at the L.A. Zoo.

All that and more, in just 60 seconds, as we give you a Firefighter's...

Thursday, January 21, 2016 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Performing technical rescue operations is the speciality of six Urban Search and Rescue task forces in the Los Angeles Fire Department.  Today, they put those skills to work safely extricating an employee at the LA Zoo...

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?

Find out the answers to this and more in the...

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...

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.

Read on in our...

Friday, December 4, 2015 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - An aggressive attack prevented a fire on the second story of a house in Westwood from spreading to adjacent trees and neighboring homes.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to 510 S Warner Av in Westwood for...

Monday, July 13, 2015 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

PLAYA VISTA - Come join your local firefighters and police officers in a fun filled morning of calisthenics, physical fitness and ...

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