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Friday, October 31, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

Firefighters ask you to take a moment now to review this checklist before nightfall on Halloween:

- A good meal prior to parties and trick-or-treating will discourage youngsters from filling up on Halloween treats.

- Consider fire safety when decorating. Do not overload electrical...

Thursday, October 30, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - ‘Daylight Saving Time’ ends on Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 and residents are reminded to move their clocks back one hour, test their smoke alarms and practice their family’s fire evacuation plan.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

The men and women of the Los Angeles Fire Department want your Halloween celebration to be memorable for all the right reasons. Help firefighters and paramedics by following and sharing these LAFD safety tips!

BEFORE HALLOWEEN

- Plan costumes that are bright and reflective....

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Katherine Main

LOS ANGELES - In the wake of a Major Emergency structure fire in Venice on Saturday, October 25, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section requested the assistance of the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) National Response Team (NRT) to aid in the cause investigation...

Saturday, October 25, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

VENICE - Los Angeles firefighters relentlessly battled an extremely hot and stubborn major emergency blaze Saturday night at a Venice public storage facility, that led to the injury of eight LAFD responders.

At 7:37 PM on October 25, 2014, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a structure...

Saturday, October 25, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

Los Angeles Firefighters responded to a Brush Fire at 10:37 p.m. on October, 23, 2014, in the Pacific Palisades/Rustic Canyon area.

Fire Companies arrived to 1686 N. Capri Drive to find just over two acres of thick brush burning in difficult-to-access terrain. LAFD Air Operations,...

Thursday, October 23, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES –Fire Department Chief Ralph M. Terrazas, Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilmember Mitchell Englander, and Dr. Craig Uchida, president of Justice & Security Strategies Inc., today announced the formal launch of FireStatLA and the online publication of LAFD response data.

As...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

WINNETKA - A man and woman were hospitalized and two dogs injured, when fire erupted in a west San Fernando Valley home Wednesday morning.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 9:59 AM on October 22, 2014 to 8219 Quartz Avenue in Winnetka, where firefighters arrived quickly to find a small...

Sunday, October 19, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

BOYLE HEIGHTS - The Los Angeles Fire Department battled a greater alarm fire at a Boyle Heights business early Sunday morning.

Los Angeles Police Officers on patrol first noticed the blaze at 1459 South Lorena Street at 2:40 AM on October 19, 2014. They summoned firefighters, who arrived quickly to find...

Sunday, October 12, 2014
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) responded to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at 1:28 PM for a reported ill patient aboard an inbound flight.

The patient exhibited symptoms that could possibly require transport to a local hospital and having been questioned by...

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