Monday, March 23, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Today, we honored our fallen. On March 23, 1998, a LAFD helicopter was transporting a 12-year-old girl to the hospital when Fire 3 crash landed killing her, as well as Firefighter/Paramedic Michael A. Butler, Apparatus Operator Michael D. McComb and Firefighter/Paramedic Eric B. Reiner...

Saturday, March 14, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Los Angeles - The 2015 ASICS LA Marathon will host an estimated 26,000 participants, and we expect it to be a hot one. The marathon starts at Dodger Stadium and ends in Santa Monica. The...

Thursday, March 12, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Katherine Main

KOREATOWN - An uninjured man was rescued from the roof of a house, as fire ripped through the second floor and attic. Aggressive actions by LAFD firefighters limit the damage to the two story, 104 year old home, which housed a first floor business below the residential living space.

At 8:14 PM on...

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Peter Sanders

SACRAMENTO - Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Ralph M. Terrazas on Wednesday testified at a parole hearing against the release of a convicted arsonist responsible for the death of...

Thursday, March 5, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

An approximate 70 year-old male was hurt Thursday after his vintage plane crashed on a golf course in Venice California.


Saturday, February 28, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) has been moving aggressively to correct regulatory violations cited by the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal EPA) related to the Department’s administration and oversight of...

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

EAST HOLLYWOOD - A fire in a Santa Monica Boulevard retail boutique killed a pet dog and left a woman fighting for her life, after she was unable to escape makeshift living space at the rear of the business Wednesday morning.


Wednesday, February 18, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - Members of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Air Operations division greeted Lucky the dog and his new owner, Rachel Dalby, for the first time since his dramatic river rescue on January 30th.  


Tuesday, February 17, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

VAN NUYS - LAFD units responded to a fire in a Van Nuys coffee shop to find a fire out in the bathroom. Sadly, one person suffered extensive burns to his body and was taken in critical condition to a local hospital by paramedics. 

Friday, February 13, 2015
LAFD Spokesperson: Katherine Main

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) dedicated the Metropolitan Fire Communications (MFC) Dispatch Floor in the name of fallen LAFD Captain Matthew G. McKnight.  A dedication ceremony on Friday was held to honor Captain McKnight’s contributions to the Communication Center and to the...