In the early morning of February 1st, 2016, marking the 130 year anniversary of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), scores of firefighters battled a massive blaze fueled by wind that extended into nearby structures.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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