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Tuesday, September 6, 2016
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

SUN VALLEY - Metrolink train 212 heading south toward Los Angeles on the Antelope Valley line struck a tractor-trailer on September 6th, 2016. No one was critically injured.

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Sunday, September 4, 2016
LAFD Spokesperson: Erik Scott

LOS ANGELES - It is hard to believe that fifteen years have passed since our nation was attacked on September 11, 2001.

While time moves forward, it does not lessen the resolve of firefighters who have pledged: We Shall Never Forget!

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Friday, September 2, 2016
LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

A 68-year-old grandmother needed help digging a ditch Thursday. Enter the LAFD. Read that story and more in this week's LAFD Week in Review

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LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

What was life like for LAFD recruits at Drill Tower 40 this week? Find out and see what else happened this week in your LAFD Week in Review.

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LAFD Spokesperson: Jeremy Oberstein

Of the 9,047 incidents this week, how many involved a crane? Find out in this week's Week in Review.

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Friday, August 12, 2016
LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - With the return of very hot weather, the Los Angeles Fire Department suggests you take action now to:

• Minimize the risks of sun and hot weather.
• Prepare your household, pets and workplace.
• Get relief from and avoid the effects of heat.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Central Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Three historic Pico-Union homes were heavily damaged when fire ravaged the Craftsman style structures but all residents escaped uninjured. 

At 4:45PM on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at...

LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey

LOS ANGELES - Each week offers 168 hours of challenge for the men and women of your Los Angeles Fire Department, who on average, respond to an incident somewhere in the City every _______ seconds. 

FInd the surprising answer to that question, and bear witness to acts of compassion and courage, in...

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 Valley Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - Despite flames pouring from a 4" gas line for over two hours, firefighters prevented the fire from spreading and endanging the neighboring community.

Just after 1PM on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to...

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 South Bureau
LAFD Spokesperson: Margaret Stewart

LOS ANGELES - A coordinated air and ground attack by both LAFD and LACoFD crews, teamwork at its best, stopped a potentially disastrous brush fire and saved numerous homes in Baldwin Hills.

At 6:09PM, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a report of smoke at the...

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