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Wednesday, December 30, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department encountered the first known hoverboard fire in the City, fortunately no one was injured.

At 11:18AM, on December 30, 2015, a LAFD engine was flagged down by LAPD in the 900 block of S Vermont Av to...

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, 2015...

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...

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

LOS ANGELES - Firefighters took only 16 mins to arrive and extinguish the fire but sadly, found a deceased adult male inside.

At 20:49PM on December 16, 2015, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at...

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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Friday, December 11, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - This was a week filled with good news, kindness and hard work by Your LAFD.  As the weather turns cold tonight, we hope you'll stay warm and safe and take a moment to share the week with us.

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Friday, December 11, 2015 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - A strong defensive firefight from all four sides of a large, commercial building prevented the massive fire from spreading.The Los Angeles Fire Department received a reported structure fire call at 5:33 AM on December 11, 2015.  Upon arriving at...

Thursday, December 10, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - SAVE Offers Immediate On-The-Spot Help to Victims of Catastrophic Loss

Coming together in a unique joint event in downtown Los Angeles, fire department leadership from Los Angeles City and Los Angeles...

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - Recognizing that Southern California’s brush fire season is now year-round, Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph Terrazas formally accepted delivery on Tuesday of five new...

Monday, December 7, 2015 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - The combined efforts of the Los Angeles Fire Department, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Angeles National Forest, Glendale Fire Department and Burbank Fire Department ensured a timely knockdown of a 15 acre brush fire in the canyon leading into Angeles National Forest.

At 3:07PM on...

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