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Monday, June 12, 2017 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

EAST HOLLYWOOD - The LAFD quickly stopped an early morning major emergency fire despite heavy flames.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was notified at 6:04 a.m. on June 12, 2017, of a structure fire at 421 N. Heliotrope Drive. Crews arrived to find two three-...

Sunday, June 11, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES -
The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) is saddened to announce the on duty passing of Firefighter Kelly Wong. 
 
Firefighter Wong, 29, fell from an LAFD aerial ladder while participating in a...
Thursday, June 8, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - In today's 11th annual LAFD Merit Scholar Awards Ceremony, the academic excellence and demonstrated leadership of 11 college-bound students was honored.

The Merit Scholar Awards are cash grants, made possible through the Jean Perkins Foundation, of up to $20,000 ($5,000 per year while...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - Pursuant to agency protocol, the Los Angeles Fire Department has issued an official preliminary summary report by the LAFD...

LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein
Innovation has always been a driving focus of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD). The Board of Fire Commissioners today ensured that tradition will continue when it approved a Unmanned Aerial Systems report aimed at increasing firefighter safety. If approved by the City Council in the...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES -
At today’s Board of Fire Commissioners meeting, the Los Angeles Fire Department was honored to provide special recognition to some very deserving individuals:
 
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Saturday, June 3, 2017 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Amy Bastman

NORTH HOLLYWOOD - Firefighters quickly stopped a fast moving inferno ripping through the attic of an apartment building in North Hollywood.

A Los...

Thursday, June 1, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

Los Angeles – The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) will provide free hands-only CPR training on Sidewalk CPR Day, Thursday, June 1, at the locations listed below from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., as one of over 70 sites across Los Angeles County....

Thursday, June 1, 2017
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - It's time for the annual Hope For Firefighters. It's tasty food, great live music, fun and frolicking in the sun, and a little friendly competition. This occasion attracts thousands and it's all for a great cause!

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 West Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart
LOS ANGELES -
Nearly 60 hours of non-stop work by a total of over 300 firefighters prevailed against a stubborn fire in the Mandeville Canyon.
 
At 12:46PM on Sunday, May 28, 2017 the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported brush fire at...

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