LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

Your LAFD this week responded to 9,585 calls and transported 4,397 people to local hospitals. Here’s a brief glimpse at the week that was.


Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
An explosion and fire that badly damaged a Sun Valley home Wednesday afternoon, sent two men to the hospital with severe burn injuries.
The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 3:51 PM on December 7, 2016...
Monday, December 5, 2016
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

In the wake of the recent tragic Oakland warehouse fire on Friday, December 2, 2016, your Los Angeles Fire Department...

Sunday, December 4, 2016 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
A man and woman sustained serious though non-life threatening injuries, when they and others escaped fast-moving fire in a vacant home Sunday afternoon.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 3:53 PM on December 4, 2016 to...

Thursday, November 24, 2016
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

A longtime regional favorite, deep-fried turkey has become increasingly popular across North America, thanks to celebrity chefs.

What television and magazine chefs won't mention though, is the significant danger associated with deep-fat turkey fryers. 


LAFD Spokesperson: Anonymous
The Los Angeles Fire Department officially kicks off the 2016 Spark of Love / Toys for Needy Children program on Friday, November 25, 2016, as the Department begins collecting new unwrapped toys and sporting goods...
Monday, November 21, 2016
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Atwater Village - Los Angeles Firefighters performed a rescue of four people found clinging to a tree on an island surrounded by fast flowing water in the LA River near Los Feliz Blvd.

At 2:42 AM on November...

Sunday, November 20, 2016
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

This month, FireHouse Magazine published the third annual showcase of fire and emergency service facilities.  The 2016...

Friday, November 18, 2016
LAFD Spokesperson: Peter Sanders

LOS ANGELES – Members of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Arson-Counter-Terrorism Section and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) have been investigating a series of trash and...

LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

We sadly said goodbye to our own this week while engaging in nearly 9,000 incidents. From heavy hearts to life saving kick starts, this is your LAFD Week in Review.