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LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
HOLLYWOOD - The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to an greater alarm structure fire on March 1, 2020 at 6015 West Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood. The flames were extinguished in just 44 minutes and there were no injuries. LAFD Public Information Officer Captain Branden Silverman provides this quick video…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to an explosion and fire on February 29, 2020 at 743 South Kohler Street in the Central Industrial District of downtown, where three men were injured, two critically. LAFD Public Information Officer Captain Branden Silverman provides this quick video…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Fire Department Board of Fire Commissioners recognized rescuers for their live-saving actions, and these rescuers were surprised by that same man's presence to thank them face-to-face for bringing him back from cardiac arrest. On February 18, 2020, the Board of Fire Commissioners…
Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - A resident escaped serious injury when he jumped to safety from the second floor, and a firefighter was later injured after flames swept through a two story apartment building Tuesday evening.      The Los Angeles Fire Department received the first of several 9-1-1 calls at 6:31 PM on…
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Ralph Terrazas joined Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez and LAFD Medical Director, Marc Eckstein MD, at the LAFD Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center in Elysian Park on February 11, 2020 to announce the expansion of the LAFD’s Fast Response…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) has signed an agreement to become  the first fire department in North America to purchase an electric fire engine from Austrian-based manufacturer Rosenbauer.   The new apparatus is based on Rosenbauer’s Concept Fire Truck (CFT), which visited Los…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
PANORAMA CITY - Firefighters rescued a small boy and his mother from a third story unit during an apartment fire in Panorama City early Friday morning. LAFD was summoned to 8834 Willis Avenue at 2:34 A.M. for a structure fire in a three-story apartment building, with reports of people trapped. Firefighters…
South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
LOS ANGELES - A fast-moving fire swept through a Mid-City hotel early Friday morning, claiming one life and injuring seven others. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 2:04 AM on February 7, 2020, to 8686 West Venice Boulevard in Mid-City Los Angeles, where firefighters arrived quickly to find fire…
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES - Making a difference in someone’s life and helping them in their moment of need is the most common reason given for wanting to become a firefighter. If this is your dream, the opportunity is upon you because the City of Los Angeles will be accepting firefighter applications from February 11 through…
LAFD Spokesperson: Nicholas Prange
HOLLYWOOD - LAFD and LAPD responded to a man on a scaffolding with reports of him threatening to jump. The man refused help and outlasted officers and firefighters, staying up there through the night and into the next day. At 4:30 P.M. on Friday, January 31, 2020, LAFD and LAPD responded to 6801 Hollywood…
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