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Saturday, January 3, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott
PACOIMA- LAFD swiftly battled a fire that scorched a tiny Pacoima house before dawn Saturday and displaced 21 people, including nine adults and a dozen children. Firefighter's hearts were moved for the family, so LAFD took extra action.
 
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Wednesday, December 31, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

SOUTH LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Firefighters dramatically rescued a family and their pet dog from fierce flames, when fire erupted after business hours Wednesday evening in an automotive upholstery business, where the family apparently resided.

The...
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Katherine Main

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Valley Recruit Training Academy on Monday began training a new recruit class of 43 prospective firefighters. This is the first of three new classes Mayor Eric Garcetti directed the LAFD to hire by June 30, 2015.

After a five year hiring freeze,...
Friday, December 26, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott
LOS ANGELES - Six people were injured and five of them were hospitalized in a three-story accidental motel fire in the Westlake area Christmas evening, including two in critical condition.
 
Just after 6:00 PM the LAFD responded to a Greater Alarm Structure Fire at...
Saturday, December 20, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

WESTWOOD - A stubborn electrical fire in the walls of a Westwood apartment building Saturday evening, displaced those living in six units and sent one woman to the hospital.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 8:26 PM on...

Thursday, December 18, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES – Members from the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section and The National Response Team (NRT) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today announced that the on-scene origin and cause investigation into the...

Monday, December 15, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section and officials from the National Response Team of the...

Monday, December 8, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Katherine Main

LOS ANGELES - An early morning inferno destroyed a large apartment building under construction and severely damaged two nearby high-rise buildings. 

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 1:20 AM on December...

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey
HARBOR GATEWAY -
It took the combined effort of 97 Los Angeles Firefighters nearly seven hours Tuesday, to extinguish a stubborn blaze involving combustible metal in a south Los Angeles industrial park. 
 
Alerted by a fire alarm monitoring...
Monday, December 1, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

As you know, winter storms are moving across the Southern California area starting late Monday night, bringing significant rainfall, gusty winds and thunderstorms to Los Angeles through Wednesday. 

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