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Thursday, September 10, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

VAN NUYS - Scores of firefighters battled a major emergency blaze in a large Van Nuys commercial building early Thursday morning.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - Despite massive flames on their arrival, Los Angeles Firefighters quickly extinguished - without injury, a fire in a vacant downtown building Wednesday evening.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 7:47...

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Anonymous

LOS ANGELES - This morning the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) was honored to acknowledge two incidents worthy of recognition. One was an on-duty EMS incident and the other was an off-duty lake ...

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department mourns the loss of LAFD Pilot/Firefighter Steven L. Robinson who passed away on August 9, 2015.   

Pilot/Firefighter Robinson served the people of Los Angeles for nearly 30 years as a Firefighter, Pilot, and Dispatcher with the Los Angeles...

Thursday, August 20, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - Four people sustained minor injury, when an explosion rocked the basement of a high rise building in downtown Los Angeles Thursday night. 

The thunderous explosion, reported at 10:10 PM on August 20, 2015, brought scores of...

Sunday, August 16, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

VAN NUYS - One man died, and his would-be rescuer was injured, when flames engulfed a converted garage in the central San Fernando Valley early Sunday morning.

A neighbor who witnessed flames from...

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES -  

LAFD Urges Greater Fire Safety as Drone Usage Increases

Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph M. Terrazas, with city, state and federal leaders urged greater fire safety today in the face of an increasing number of drones. Chief Terrazas was joined by Rep. Adam...

Tuesday, August 11, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - LAFD joins federal and city leaders to discuss fire safety and potential drone safety regulations.

Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Chief Ralph Terrazas will join Rep. Adam Schiff (CA-28), City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr. and Councilmember Mitchell Englander to discuss...

Sunday, August 9, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

MT WASHINGTON - Los Angeles Firefighters tackled a hillside, detached garage fire and found a 70 year old man dead inside.

At 3:25 AM on 9 August, 2015 the LAFD responded to a reported structure...

Sunday, August 9, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

NORTH HILLS - Head on collision involving two vehicles killed two men in their 20s.

At 2:50 AM on 9 August, 2015 the LAFD responded to a reported traffic accident at...

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