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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...

Thursday, January 28, 2016 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - A cabinetry business sustained heavy damage but agressive firefighting prevented complete destruction of a commercial building during a late night fire in the Harbor Gateway area.

At 11:57PM on January 27, 2016 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to...

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...

Friday, January 22, 2016 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - A late night fire destroyed multiple businesses in a Boyle Heights strip mall but fortunately, no one was injured.

At 1:47AM on January 22, 2016 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at...

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...

Sunday, January 17, 2016
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

SOUTH LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Firefighters battled a fast moving fire that caused significant damage to a South Los Angeles home and displaced a family of seven.

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Friday, January 15, 2016 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

NORTH HOLLYWOOD - Though their cat was rescued by Los Angeles Firefighters, a family mourned the loss of their pet dog Friday evening, after it persished in flames that engulfed their east San Fernando Valley residence, leaving them homeless.

The Los Angeles Fire...

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...

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